Black Box Corporation
BLACK BOX CORP (Form: 8-K, Received: 08/11/2011 16:21:14)

 

 

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): August 9, 2011

 

 

Black Box Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

Delaware   0-18706   95-3086563
(State or Other Jurisdiction   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
of Incorporation)     Identification No.)
1000 Park Drive    
Lawrence, Pennsylvania     15055
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)     (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (724) 746-5500

N/A

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

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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

On August 9, 2011, Black Box Corporation (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) at NASDAQ MarketSite in New York, New York. The final results of the matters voted on at the Annual Meeting are provided below.

Proposal 1 . Each of the nominees for election to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) were elected to hold office for a one-year term and until their respective successors are elected and qualified by the following votes:

 

Name      For      Withheld      Broker Non-Votes
              

William F. Andrews

     14,823,966      1,914,895      431,277

R. Terry Blakemore

     16,612,002      126,859      431,277

Richard L. Crouch

     16,652,399      86,462      431,277

Thomas W. Golonski

     16,569,534      169,327      431,277

Thomas G. Greig

     16,567,277      171,584      431,277

William H. Hernandez

     16,631,029      107,832      431,277

Edward A. Nicholson, Ph.D.

     16,563,729      175,132      431,277

Proposal 2 . The ratification of the appointment by the Audit Committee of the Board of BDO USA, LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012 was approved by the following vote:

 

For:

     17,154,836   

Against:

     10,603   

Abstained:

     4,699   

Broker Non-Votes:

     0   

Proposal 3 . The compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement for the Annual Meeting, was approved, on an advisory basis, by the following vote:

 

For:

     15,655,219   

Against:

     400,248   

Abstained:

     683,393   

Broker Non-Votes:

     431,278   

Proposal 4 . The inclusion of a stockholder advisory vote on executive compensation every year was approved, on an advisory basis, by the following vote:

 

1 Year:

     13,973,424   

2 Years:

     60,026   

3 Years:

     2,015,225   

Abstained:

     690,185   

Broker Non-Votes:

     431,278   

In light of the stockholder vote at the Annual Meeting on Proposal 4 as reported above, the Board has determined that the Company will include a non-binding, advisory vote in its proxy materials for its annual meeting of stockholders to approve the compensation of its named executive officers as disclosed in such proxy materials every year until the next required vote on the frequency of stockholder votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.

 

 

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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.

 

    Black Box Corporation  
Date: August 11, 2011     By:  

/s/ R. Terry Blakemore

 
      R. Terry Blakemore  
      President and Chief Executive Officer  

 

 

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