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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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 26, 2012

PFIZER INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
1-3619
13-5315170
(State or other Jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

235 East 42nd Street
New York, New York
(Address of principal executive offices)

 
10017
(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:

(212) 733-2323

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 obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

[   ] Written communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

[   ] 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

(a) Pfizer’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held on April 26, 2012.
 
(b) Shareholders voted on the matters set forth below.

1.  The nominees for election to the Board of Directors were elected, each for a one-year term, based upon the following votes:

Nominee
Votes For  
   Votes Against
  Abstentions
     Broker Non-Votes

Dennis A. Ausiello

5,237,792,339
44,427,736
16,200,247
941,266,186

M. Anthony Burns

5,195,193,778
86,955,169
16,273,232
941,266,186

W. Don Cornwell

5,138,452,279
138,258,325
21,710,058
941,268,156
Frances D. Fergusson
5,209,177,936
67,697,761
21,544,464
941,268,156
William H. Gray, III
5,144,354,646
131,959,395
22,108,002
941,266,186

Helen H. Hobbs

5,224,438,298
52,512,871
21,466,766
941,266,186

Constance J. Horner

5,190,908,220
86,614,493
20,899,900
941,266,186

James M. Kilts

5,152,407,085
125,802,968
20,203,024
941,268,156

George A. Lorch

5,195,217,758
81,410,083
21,791,120
941,266,186

John P. Mascotte

5,231,292,675
50,800,658
16,329,166
941,266,186

Suzanne Nora Johnson

5,198,479,329
79,113,151
20,825,271
941,268,156

Ian C. Read

5,091,227,906
189,617,720
17,576,937
941,266,186

Stephen W. Sanger

5,235,140,418
46,353,659
16,928,527
941,266,186
Marc Tessier-Lavigne
5,244,156,515
32,729,519
21,530,656
941,266,186

2.  The proposal to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2012 was approved based upon the following votes:

Votes for approval
6,156,233,493
 
Votes against
65,519,014
 
  Abstentions
17,934,694
 
Broker Non-Votes
N/A
 
   

3. The proposal to approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers was approved based upon the following votes:

 

 
Votes for approval
5,074,328,710
 
Votes against
174,412,746
 
Abstentions
49,669,469
 
Broker-Non Votes
941,268,156
 


4.  The shareholder proposal regarding publication of political contributions was not approved based upon the following votes:

 

 
Votes for approval
204,684,969
 
Votes against
4,780,810,687
 
Abstentions
312,898,432
 
Broker-Non Votes
941,269,799
 

5.   The shareholder proposal regarding action by written consent was not approved based upon the following votes:

Votes for approval
2,623,725,971
 
Votes against
2,624,253,841
 
Abstentions
50,392,663
 
Broker non-votes
941,307,778

6.   The shareholder proposal regarding special shareholder meetings was not approved based upon the following votes:

Votes for approval
2,078,249,503
 
Votes against
3,180,552,583
 
Abstentions
39,576,219
 
Broker non-votes
941,307,778

7.   The shareholder proposal regarding an advisory vote on director pay was not approved based upon the following votes:

Votes for approval
288,756,654
 
Votes against
4,859,908,501
 
Abstentions
149,735,642
 
Broker non-votes
941,269,799


     
(c) Not applicable    
(d) Not applicable.    

 

SIGNATURE

Under the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the authorized undersigned.

   
PFIZER INC.
     
   
By: /s/  Matthew Lepore
 Matthew Lepore
   
Title: Vice President & Corporate Secretary  

Dated: April 27, 2012    

 

 

 

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