On March 28, 2024, Gilead Sciences announced that it has filed a definitive proxy statement with Securities and Exchange Commission stating that it has received a shareholder proposal from Jing Zhao requesting the Company to reform the board structure to include one member of board of directors from the Company?s non-management employees. In addition, the Company urged the shareholders to vote against the shareholder proposal at its annual general meeting of shareholders scheduled to be held on May 8, 2024