Henry Schein 8-K 2011
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 18, 2011
Henry Schein, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (631) 843-5500
(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:
On May 18, 2011, Henry Schein, Inc. (the Company) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting). At the Annual Meeting, stockholders considered: (1) the election of the thirteen directors of the Company for terms expiring in 2012; (2) a proposal to amend the Companys 1994 Stock Incentive Plan; (3) a proposal to consider approval, by non-binding vote, of the 2010 compensation paid to the Companys Named Executive Officers (as defined in the Companys Proxy Statement dated April 8, 2011), known as the say-on-pay proposal; (4) a proposal to consider approval, by non-binding vote, of the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation, known as the frequency of say-on-pay proposal; and (5) the ratification of the selection of BDO USA, LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2011. The voting results at the Annual Meeting, with respect to each of the matters described above, were as follows:
In light of the results of the advisory vote on the frequency of future say-on-pay votes, our Board of Directors has determined that the Company will hold an advisory say-on-pay vote annually. Our Board of Directors may reevaluate this determination after the next stockholder advisory vote on the frequency of say-on-pay votes.
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.