Form 8-K COMTECH TELECOMMUNICATIO For: Dec 06

December 6, 2017 4:09 PM


 

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

December 6, 2017
(December 5, 2017)
 

0-7928
Date of Report
(Date of earliest event reported)
 
Commission File Number
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(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
 
11-2139466
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)

 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)

 
68 South Service Road, Suite 230
Melville, New York 11747
 
 
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(631) 962-7000
 
 
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Item 5.07
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

(a) On December 5, 2017, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (the "Company") held its Fiscal 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Meeting”).

(b) At the Meeting, the stockholders of the Company voted on the following proposals as set forth in the Company’s Proxy Statement for the Meeting, with the following results, which were consistent with the recommendations of the Company’s Board of Directors in each case:

Proposal No. 1.
All nominees for election to the Board of Directors of the Company listed in the Proxy Statement for the Meeting were elected as follows:

Nominee
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
Ira S. Kaplan
17,233,469 or 88.7%
2,135,521
67,095
Dr. Yacov A. Shamash
18,124,948 or 93.3%
1,243,106
68,031

Proposal No. 2.
The advisory vote on the compensation of Named Executive Officers of the Company was approved at the Meeting by the following votes:

For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
18,145,446 or 93.4%
990,283
300,356


Proposal No. 3.
The proposal regarding the frequency (on an advisory basis) of Executive Compensation Advisory Votes was approved at the Meeting by the following votes:

1 year
2 years
3 years
Abstain
14,091,020 or 72.5%
29,528 or 0.2%
5,019,981 or 25.8%
295,556

Based on the results of the stockholders' votes, the Company's Board of Directors has determined to conduct an annual advisory vote on Executive Compensation.

Proposal No. 4.
The non-binding ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2018 was approved at the Meeting by the following votes:

For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
19,421,046 or 99.9%
12,949
2,090

Proposal No. 5.
The approval of an Amendment to the Company's 2000 Stock Incentive Plan (the “2000 Plan”) to increase the number of shares of the Company's Common Stock available under the 2000 Plan was approved at the Meeting by the following votes:

For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
17,385,939 or 89.5%
1,970,746
79,400

(c) Not applicable.
(d) Not applicable.





SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



 
COMTECH TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dated: December 6, 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:    
/s/ Michael D. Porcelain
 
 
 
Name:
Michael D. Porcelain
 
 
 
Title:
Senior Vice President and
 
 
 
 
Chief Financial Officer
 



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