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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 6, 2021, Veeco held its 2021 Annual Meeting. The matters voted on at the meeting are described in detail in the Company’s proxy statement for the meeting, which was filed with the SEC on March 17, 2021.
As of the record date for the meeting, there were 49,730,854 shares of common stock outstanding, each of which was entitled to one vote with respect to each of the matters voted on at the meeting. Each of the directors up for election was elected and each of the other matters was approved by the required number of votes on each such matter. The terms of each of the following directors continued after the meeting: Kathleen A. Bayless, Gordon Hunter, William J. Miller, Ph.D., Peter J. Simone, and Thomas St. Dennis.
The final voting results were:
|1. Election of Directors|
|(a) Richard A. D’Amore||39,924,238||878,000||2,911,911|
|(b) Keith D. Jackson||34,676,891||6,125,347||2,911,911|
|(c) Mary Jane Raymond||40,287,850||514,388||2,911,911|
|2. Approval of an amendment to Veeco’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan||40,659,619||135,101||7,518||2,911,911|
|3. Approval of the advisory vote on executive compensation||39,239,395||1,510,086||52,757||2,911,911|
|4. Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP||43,666,991||28,986||18,172||0|
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.
|May 7, 2021||VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC.|
|By:||/s/ Kirk Mackey|
|Name: Kirk Mackey|
|Title: Vice President, General Counsel|