Twitter, Inc.
TWITTER, INC. (Form: 8-K, Received: 05/27/2016 17:01:43)

 

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 25, 2016

 

 

Twitter, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware

 

001-36164

 

20-8913779

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

1355 Market Street, Suite 900

San Francisco, California 94103

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(415) 222-9670

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

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

 

On May 25, 2016, Twitter, Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, YBCA Forum located at 701 Mission Street, San Francisco, California (the "Meeting"). Present at the Meeting in person or by proxy were holders of 551,744,312 shares of Common Stock, representing 78.8% of the voting power of the shares of common stock of the Company as of March 30, 2016, the record date for the Meeting, and constituting a quorum for the transaction of business.  

 

The stockholders of the Company voted on the following items at the Meeting:

 

1.

To elect two Class III directors to serve until the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified;

 

2.

To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation awarded to the Company’s named executive officers;

 

3.

To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s fiscal year ending December 31, 2016; and

 

4.

To approve the Twitter, Inc. 2016 Equity Incentive Plan (the “2016 Plan”) to be funded by shares to be contributed by the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Jack Dorsey.

 

1. Election of Directors

Nominee

For

Withheld

Broker Non-Votes

Jack Dorsey

340,032,924

8,843,479

202,867,909

Hugh Johnston

346,151,676

2,724,727

202,867,909

Based on the votes set forth above, each director nominee was duly elected to serve until the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders and until his successor is duly elected and qualified.

2. Advisory Vote on the Compensation Awarded to the Company’s Named Executive Officer

For

Withheld

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

314,787,392

32,808,586

1,280,423

202,867,911

Based on the votes set forth above, the stockholders advised that they were in favor of the compensation awarded to the Company’s named executive officers.

3. Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

For

Withheld

Abstain

544,311,067

4,529,988

2,903,257

There were no broker non-votes on this proposal.

Based on the votes set forth above, the stockholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016.


4. A pprov al of the 2016 Plan

For

Withheld

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

223,121,744

123,907,045

1,847,614

202,867,909

Based on the votes set forth above, the stockholders approved the 2016 Plan.

 



SIGNATURES

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.

 

 

 

TWITTER, INC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Vijaya Gadde

 

 

 

Vijaya Gadde

General Counsel & Secretary

Date:  May 27, 2016