Activision Blizzard, Inc.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Form: 8-K, Received: 06/02/2017 16:32:31)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 


 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  June 1, 2017

 

ACTIVISION BLIZZARD, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-15839

 

95-4803544

(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

3100 Ocean Park Boulevard,
Santa Monica, CA

 

90405

(Address of Principal Executive
Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (310) 255-2000

 

 

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

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Emerging growth company o

 

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

 

(a)                                  On June 1, 2017, Activision Blizzard, Inc. (the “ Company ”) held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “ Annual Meeting ”) in Santa Monica, California.

 

(b)                                  The following is a brief description of each matter voted on at the Annual Meeting and the manner with respect to which votes were cast with respect to each matter and the number of abstentions and “broker non-votes” with respect to each matter, other than Proposal No. 4, with respect to which there are no broker non-votes.

 

Proposal No. 1 :  The following nine directors were elected to serve one-year terms and until their respective successors are duly elected or appointed and qualified or until the earlier of their death, resignation or removal.

 

 

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

Robert J. Corti

 

600,558,710

 

20,295,228

 

492,102

 

47,080,227

Hendrik Hartong III

 

616,817,477

 

4,085,832

 

442,731

 

47,080,227

Brian G. Kelly

 

607,253,513

 

13,590,894

 

501,633

 

47,080,227

Robert A. Kotick

 

611,804,498

 

9,136,145

 

405,397

 

47,080,227

Barry Meyer

 

617,567,937

 

3,331,530

 

446,573

 

47,080,227

Robert J. Morgado

 

527,972,395

 

88,981,820

 

4,391,825

 

47,080,227

Peter Nolan

 

617,502,179

 

3,400,024

 

443,837

 

47,080,227

Casey Wasserman

 

609,756,622

 

11,137,365

 

452,053

 

47,080,227

Elaine Wynn

 

605,589,686

 

15,367,923

 

388,431

 

47,080,227

 

Proposal No. 2 :  A non-binding, advisory proposal on the compensation of the Company’s executive officers named in the “Summary Compensation Table” in the Company’s proxy statement for the Annual Meeting, as disclosed in that proxy statement pursuant to Item 402 of Regulation S-K, was approved.

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

369,207,411

 

249,158,118

 

2,980,511

 

47,080,227

 

Proposal No. 3 :  The greatest number of votes were cast in favor of holding future stockholder votes on the Company’s executive compensation every year.

 

One Year

 

Two Years

 

Three Years

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Vote

575,232,231

 

863,461

 

44,396,688

 

853,660

 

47,080,227

 

Proposal No. 4 :  The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2017 was ratified.

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

655,802,162

 

11,729,563

 

894,542

 

(d)  In light of the vote of its stockholders on Proposal No. 3, the Company intends to hold future advisory stockholder votes on the Company’s executive compensation every year until the next required shareholder vote on the frequency of such votes is held.

 

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SIGNATURE

 

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

 

 

Date: June 2, 2017

 

 

 

ACTIVISION BLIZZARD, INC.

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Jeffrey A. Brown

 

 

Jeffrey A. Brown

 

 

Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer

 

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