Apple Inc.
APPLE INC (Form: 8-K, Received: 03/01/2013 06:16:23)

 

 

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

February 27, 2013

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 

 

APPLE INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

California   000-10030   94-2404110
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation or Organization)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

1 Infinite Loop

Cupertino, California 95014

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(408) 996-1010

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

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:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 240.425)

 

¨ 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))

 

 

 


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

The Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Apple Inc. (the “Company”) was held on February 27, 2013. At the Annual Meeting, the shareholders voted on the following five proposals and cast their votes as described below.

1. The individuals listed below were elected at the Annual Meeting to serve as directors of the Company until the next annual meeting of shareholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified.

 

                                                                          
     For      Authority Withheld      Broker Non-Vote  

William V. Campbell

     517,785,347         8,226,728         231,644,269   

Timothy D. Cook

     521,467,721         4,542,056         231,644,269   

Millard S. Drexler

     462,834,294         63,177,883         231,644,269   

Al Gore

     461,980,848         64,031,329         231,644,269   

Robert A. Iger

     521,122,188         4,887,588         231,644,270   

Andrea Jung

     445,229,108         80,783,069         231,644,269   

Arthur D. Levinson

     518,902,417         7,109,658         231,644,269   

Ronald D. Sugar

     521,505,110         4,504,667         231,644,269   

2. A management proposal to amend the Company’s articles of incorporation, which was included in the Company’s proxy materials, was withdrawn and no vote was taken.

3. A management proposal to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2013, as described in the proxy materials. This proposal was approved.

 

For     Against     Abstained     Broker Non-Vote  
  744,956,141            4,342,788          2,609,556            5,747,961   

4. A non-binding, advisory resolution to approve executive compensation, as described in the proxy materials. This proposal was approved.

 

For     Against     Abstained     Broker Non-Vote  
  323,257,477        206,194,772        12,062,890        216,141,307   

5. A shareholder proposal entitled “Executives to Retain Significant Stock,” as described in the proxy materials. This proposal was not approved.

 

For     Against     Abstained     Broker Non-Vote  
  155,108,255        366,871,704          4,030,440        231,646,047   

6. A shareholder proposal entitled “Board Committee on Human Rights,” as described in the proxy materials. This proposal was not approved.

 

For     Against     Abstained     Broker Non-Vote  
    27,877,981        469,058,548        29,073,705        231,646,212   


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, thereunto duly authorized.

 

            APPLE INC.
      (Registrant)
      By:  

/s/ Bruce Sewell

Date:

 

  March 1, 2013  

     

D. Bruce Sewell

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary