International Business Machines 8-K 2017
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report: April 25, 2017
(Date of earliest event reported)
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
(a) International Business Machines Corporation (IBM or the company) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 25, 2017. Below are the final voting results. For more information on the following proposals, see IBMs proxy statement dated March 13, 2017, the relevant portions of which are incorporated herein by reference.
· Election of Directors for a Term of One Year:
· Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm:
· Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation:
· Advisory Vote Regarding Frequency of Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation:
(d) Based on the results of the vote regarding Frequency of Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation, the company
will continue to provide an advisory vote on executive compensation on an annual basis.
· Stockholder Proposal on Lobbying Disclosure:
· Stockholder Proposal on Special Shareowner Meetings:
· Stockholder Proposal to Adopt a Proxy Access By-law:
IBMs web site (www.ibm.com) contains a significant amount of information about IBM, including financial and other information for investors (www.ibm.com/investor/). IBM encourages investors to visit its various web sites from time to time, as information is updated and new information is posted.
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.
Date: April 28, 2017