Boston Scientific 8-K 2017
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 9, 2017
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (508) 683-4000
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
(a) Boston Scientific Corporation (the Company) held its 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) on May 9, 2017 at its Corporate Headquarters located in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
(b) The final voting results on each of the matters submitted to a vote of stockholders at the Annual Meeting are set forth below.
(1) All ten director nominees were elected to the Companys Board of Directors for a one-year term to hold office until the Companys 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors have been elected and qualified.
(2) The advisory vote on the compensation for the Companys Named Executive Officers as disclosed in the Companys proxy statement for the Annual Meeting was approved.
(3) The advisory vote on the frequency of an advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Companys Named Executive Officers.
Based on the votes set forth above, the Companys stockholders approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, a frequency of One Year for the non-binding, advisory vote on the compensation of the Companys named executive officers. The Board of Directors considered these voting results and other factors, and has determined that the Company will hold future advisory votes on its executive compensation on an annual basis.
(4) The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the 2017 fiscal year was ratified.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.