8-K
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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): April 27, 2021

 

 

PerkinElmer, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

 

 

Massachusetts   001-05075   04-2052042
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

940 Winter Street, Waltham, Massachusetts   02451
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 663-6900

Not applicable.

(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):

 

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading
Symbol

 

Name of exchange
on which registered

Common stock, $1 par value per share   PKI   The New York Stock Exchange
1.875% Notes due 2026   PKI 21A   The New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

 

 


Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

At the annual meeting of shareholders of the Company held on April 27, 2021, the shareholders voted on the following proposals:

 

   

a proposal to elect the eight nominees for director named below for terms of one year each;

 

   

a proposal to ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the current fiscal year; and

 

   

a proposal to approve, by non-binding advisory vote, the Company’s executive compensation.

The shareholders elected each of the nominees to serve as a director for a term of one year. The final number of votes cast for or against or abstaining and the number of broker non-votes for each nominee are listed below. The proposal to ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm, and the proposal to approve, by non-binding advisory vote, the Company’s executive compensation, were each also approved. The final number of votes cast for or against or abstaining from voting on those two proposals and the number of broker non-votes on the executive compensation proposal are listed below.


Proposal #1 – To elect the following nominees as our directors for terms of one year each:

 

Name    Votes in Favor      Votes Against      Abstentions      Broker Non-Votes  

Peter Barrett, PhD

     93,160,674        1,780,212        52,259        6,312,906  

Samuel R. Chapin

     94,040,969        881,479        70,697        6,312,906  

Sylvie Grégoire, PharmD

     93,914,792        1,019,607        58,746        6,312,906  

Alexis P. Michas

     91,807,573        3,137,698        47,874        6,312,906  

Prahlad R. Singh, PhD

     94,770,146        176,348        46,651        6,312,906  

Michael Vounatsos

     94,746,478        177,156        69,511        6,312,906  

Frank Witney, PhD

     94,279,251        645,664        68,230        6,312,906  

Pascale Witz

     93,512,669        1,433,229        47,247        6,312,906  

Proposal #2 – To ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent public accounting firm for the current fiscal year.

 

For    Against    Abstain    Broker Non-Votes

99,594,596

   1,564,822    146,633    0

Proposal #3 – To approve, by non-binding advisory vote, the Company’s executive compensation.

 

For    Against    Abstain    Broker Non-Votes

89,990,259

   4,856,614    146,272    6,312,906


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.

 

      PERKINELMER, INC.
Date: April 30, 2021       By: /s/ John L. Healy
      John L. Healy
      Vice President and Assistant Secretary