Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC. (Form: 8-K, Received: 05/12/2017 16:14:30)


 
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

 
 
 
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):
 
May 10, 2017
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 
 
 
 
 
Delaware
 
001-05560
 
04-2302115
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
 
20 Sylvan Road, Woburn, Massachusetts
 
 
 
01801
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
 
 
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
 
781-376-3000

 
Not Applicable
 
 
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
 
             
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Item 5.07.
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


At the annual meeting of stockholders of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (the “Company”), held on May 10, 2017 (the “Annual Meeting”), the Company’s stockholders were asked to consider and vote on four proposals that are described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement that was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 3, 2017, in connection with the Annual Meeting (the “Proxy Statement”). The results of the voting on each of those proposals were as follows:

1.    The Company’s stockholders elected each of David J. Aldrich, Kevin L. Beebe, Timothy R. Furey, Liam K. Griffin, Balakrishnan S. Iyer, Christine King, David P. McGlade, David J. McLachlan, and Robert A. Schriesheim to serve as a director of the Company until the next annual meeting of the Company’s stockholders and until his or her successor is elected and qualified or until his or her earlier resignation or removal.

The voting results with respect to each director elected at the Annual Meeting are set forth in the following table:
Nominees
Votes For
Votes Against
Votes Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
David J. Aldrich
133,573,398

2,591,964

191,193

25,992,055

Kevin L. Beebe
133,143,198

3,032,041

181,316

25,992,055

Timothy R. Furey
132,885,332

3,290,176

181,047

25,992,055

Liam K. Griffin
134,996,553

1,187,587

172,415

25,992,055

Balakrishnan S. Iyer
132,937,961

3,241,577

177,018

25,992,055

Christine King
134,602,892

1,465,662

288,001

25,992,055

David P. McGlade
134,819,318

1,355,122

182,115

25,992,055

David J. McLachlan
132,199,686

3,970,993

185,876

25,992,055

Robert A. Schriesheim
135,309,754

861,511

185,290

25,992,055


2.    The Company’s stockholders ratified the selection by the Company’s Audit Committee of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s 2017 fiscal year.
Votes For
Votes Against
Votes Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
159,610,717

2,386,219
351,674
0

3.    The Company’s stockholders voted to approve, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement.
Votes For
Votes Against
Votes Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
129,508,690
6,274,452
573,413
25,992,055

4.    The Company’s stockholders voted to approve, on an advisory, non-binding basis, a frequency of “one year” for future advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
One Year
Two Years
Three Years
Votes Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
125,228,330
322,320
10,365,850
440,054
25,992,055

After consideration of the results of the advisory vote, the Board of Directors of the Company determined that the Company will continue its practice of holding a non-binding stockholder advisory vote on the compensation of its named executive officers on an annual basis, consistent with the decision of the Board of Directors in 2011 to hold such votes annually.








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.


 
 
 
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
 
 
 
 
May 12, 2017
By:
 
/s/ Robert J. Terry
 
Name:
 
Robert J. Terry
 
Title:
 
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary