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2021 Annual Meeting
June 2, 2021 10:00 AM EDT Virtual Meeting Site: www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AKBA2021
AKEBIA THERAPEUTICS, INC. 245 FIRST STREET
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Voting Items Board Recommends
1. Election of two Class I Directors
01) Steven C. Gilman, Ph.D. For 02) Cynthia Smith
2. Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the companys named executive officers, as described in the For companys Proxy Statement.
3. Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the companys independent registered public accounting firm For for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.
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