SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant
to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) March 11, 2021
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|250 Campus Drive,|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act.
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $.01 par value||HOLX||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders was held on March 11, 2021. Of the 257,661,792 shares outstanding and entitled to vote, 234,042,549 shares were represented at the meeting, constituting a quorum of 90.83%
All eight director nominees were elected to the Board for a one-year term.
In addition to electing directors, the stockholders:
a.provided advisory approval of the Company’s executive compensation (“say-on-pay”); and
b.ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 25, 2021.
The results of the votes for each of these proposals were as follows:
Proposal 1. Election of Directors
|Stephen P. MacMillan||204,838,081 ||17,590,121||1,984,460||9,629,887|
|Sally W. Crawford||210,906,233 ||13,383,640||122,789||9,629,887|
|Charles J. Dockendorff||218,787,401 ||5,492,734||132,527||9,629,887|
|Scott T. Garrett||215,759,071 ||8,521,741||131,850||9,629,887|
|Ludwig N. Hantson||219,959,953 ||4,318,798||133,911||9,629,887|
|Namal Nawana||219,887,382 ||4,396,261||129,019||9,629,887|
|Christiana Stamoulis||223,409,260 ||878,493||124,909||9,629,887|
|Amy M. Wendell||223,443,273 ||843,104||126,285||9,629,887|
Proposal 2. Advisory approval of the Company’s executive compensation
Proposal 3. Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered
public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 25, 2021
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: March 12, 2021
|/s/ John M. Griffin|
John M. Griffin