SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934
May 08, 2018 (May 7, 2018)
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
Pitney Bowes Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) 3001 Summer Street
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission file number)
Stamford, Connecticut 06926
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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.
The Company’s Annual Meeting was held on May 7, 2018.
Each of the matters submitted to the stockholders was approved by the requisite voting power required for approval of the respective proposal. The results of the voting on the matters submitted to the stockholders are as follows:
Proposal 1 – Election of Directors
The following individuals were elected to serve as directors of the Company for a one-year term expiring at the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Linda G. Alvarado
Anne M. Busquet
Anne Sutherland Fuchs
S. Douglas Hutcheson
Marc B. Lautenbach
Eduardo R. Menascé
Michael I. Roth
David L. Shedlarz
David B. Snow, Jr.
Proposal 2 – Ratification of the Audit Committee’s Appointment of the Independent Accountants for 2018
The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018 was ratified. The voting results were as follows:
Proposal 3 – A Non-binding Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation
The advisory vote on executive compensation was approved. The voting results were as follows:
The board of directors and the Executive Compensation Committee will consider the voting results when making future decisions regarding the executive compensation program.
Proposal 4 – Approval of the Pitney Bowes Inc. 2018 Stock Plan
The vote to approve the Pitney Bowes Inc. 2018 Stock Plan was approved. The voting results were as follows:
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.
Pitney Bowes Inc.
May 8, 2018
/s/ Daniel Goldstein
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary