Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years
No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.
Vote support at last AGM
The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Company was held on April 17, 2020 (the “Annual Meeting”). A total of 271,116,086 shares of Common Stock, representing approximately 87% of the shares outstanding, were represented at the Annual Meeting. The voting results for each item of business properly presented at the Annual Meeting, as certified by the Company’s independent inspector of elections, are set forth below:
Proposal No. 1
The election of four (4) directors for a term of three years. The individuals listed below received the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast by the shares present in person or represented by proxy and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, and were each elected to serve a three-year term.
Sue H. Rataj
George A. Scangos, Ph.D.
Dow R. Wilson
Directors Koh Boon Hwee, Mala Anand, Hans E. Bishop, Paul N. Clark, Michael R. McMullen, Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D. and Tadataka Yamada, M.D. continued in office following the Annual Meeting.
Proposal No. 2
The proposal to approve the Agilent Technologies, Inc. 2020 Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
Proposal No. 3
The non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved as set forth below.
Proposal No. 4
The proposal to ratify the Audit and Finance Committee’s appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2020 fiscal year was approved as set forth below.
Pursuant to the rules of the New York Stock Exchange, this proposal constituted a routine matter. Therefore, brokers were permitted to vote without receipt of instructions from beneficial owners.