First Solar 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 23, 2012
FIRST SOLAR, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
350 West Washington Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (602) 414-9300
(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:
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
First Solar, Inc. (“First Solar”) held its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 23, 2012. A description of each matter voted upon at the Annual Meeting is described in detail in First Solar's definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 11, 2012. The number of votes cast for and against (or withheld) and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter voted upon are set forth below.
Proposal 1: To elect the following nine nominees to First Solar's board of directors, each to serve on the board of directors until the next annual meeting of stockholders or until his successor has been elected and qualified:
Proposal 2: To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP as First Solar's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2012:
Proposal 3: Stockholder Proposal Regarding Majority Voting Standard in Uncontested Director Elections:
Proposal 4: Stockholder Proposal Regarding Board Diversity:
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.