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APPN Appian

Employees

Data from SEC filings
Employee count
CEO pay ratio
CEO Salary
Median Employee Salary

ESG framework mentions

In last year of SEC filings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
No mentions
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
No mentions
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
No mentions
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
No mentions

Shareholder alignment

Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM



On June 11, 2021, Appian Corporation (the “Company”) held a virtual annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the beginning of the Annual Meeting, there were 29,285,238 shares of Class A common stock and 31,370,267 shares of Class B common stock present at the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy, which represented approximately 97% of the combined voting power of the shares of Class A common stock and Class B common stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting (voting together as a single class), and which constituted a quorum for the transaction of business. Holders of the Company’s Class A common stock were entitled to one vote for each share held as of the close of business on April 16, 2021 (the “Record Date”), and holders of the Company’s Class B common stock were entitled to ten votes for each share held as of the Record Date.




At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on the following four proposals: (i) election of seven nominees to serve as directors until the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successors are elected and qualified (“Proposal 1”); (ii) ratification of the selection by the Audit Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors of BDO USA, LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2021 (“Proposal 2”); (iii) approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company's named executive officers as described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2021 (“Proposal 3”); and (iv) approval of the Appian Corporation Employee Stock Purchase Plan (“Proposal 4”). The final results of the voting on each proposal are set forth below.




Proposal 1 – Election of Directors




The Company’s stockholders re-elected all nominees for director. The votes were cast as follows:




NameVotes ForVotes WithheldBroker Non-Votes
Matthew Calkins330,929,8732,463,8609,594,175
Robert C. Kramer330,961,4842,432,2499,594,175
A.G.W. "Jack" Biddle, III330,823,0312,570,7029,594,175
Prashanth "PV" Boccassam329,412,5543,981,1799,594,175
Michael G. Devine330,483,2852,910,4489,594,175
Barbara "Bobbie" Kilberg330,813,3572,580,3769,594,175
Michael J. Mulligan329,091,7854,301,9489,594,175





Proposal 2 – Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm




The Company’s stockholders approved Proposal 2. The votes were cast as follows:




Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstained
342,554,244329,169104,495














Proposal 3 – Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation




The Company’s stockholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, Proposal 3. The votes were cast as follows:




Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstainedBroker Non-Votes
332,180,2901,048,307165,1369,594,175








Proposal 4 – Approval of the Appian Corporation Employee Stock Purchase Plan




The Company’s stockholders approved the Appian Corporation Employee Stock Purchase Plan. The votes were cast as follows:




Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstainedBroker Non-Votes
333,213,88184,79895,0549,594,175