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 January 15, 2020, S&W Seed Company (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). A summary of the matters voted upon by stockholders at the Annual Meeting is set forth below, which matters are described in detail in the proxy statement relating to the Annual Meeting (the “Proxy Statement”).
Proposal 1. Election of Directors
The Company's stockholders elected the eight persons listed below as directors of the Company, each to serve until the next Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until his or her successor is elected, or, if sooner, until his or her death, resignation or removal. The final voting results were as follows:
David A. Fischhoff, Ph.D.
Mark J. Harvey
Consuelo E. Madere
Alexander C. Matina
Charles B. Seidler
Robert D. Straus
Alan D. Willits
Mark W. Wong
Proposal 2. Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Company's stockholders ratified the selection of Crowe LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020. The final voting results were as follows:
Proposal 3. Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
The Company's stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement. The final voting results were as follows:
Proposal 4. Advisory Vote on Frequency of Stockholder Votes on Executive Compensation
The Company's stockholders indicated, on an advisory basis, the preferred frequency of every year for future stockholder votes regarding compensation awarded to the compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement . The final voting results were as follows:
Consistent with the recommendation of the Board of Directors and based on these results, the Company will conduct future non-binding advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers every year. This policy will remain in effect until the next non-binding advisory stockholder vote on the frequency of non-binding advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, expected to be held at the Company's 2026 annual meeting of stockholders.