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AXON Axon Enterprise

Filed: 27 May 21, 5:17pm

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

May 27, 2021

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

Axon Enterprise, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware

001-16391

86-0741227

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

17800 N. 85th St.

Scottsdale, Arizona 85255

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(480) 991-0797

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, $0.00001 Par Value

AXON

The Nasdaq Global Select Market

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications 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))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).  Emerging growth company 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On May 27, 2021, the Company held its annual meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting"). The total number of shares of the Company’s common stock, par value of $0.00001 per share, voted in person or by proxy at the Meeting was 56,921,217 representing approximately 88.0% of the 64,673,091 shares outstanding as of the March 31, 2021 record date and entitled to vote at the Meeting. The number of votes cast for, against or withheld, as well as abstentions and broker non-votes, if applicable, with respect to each matter considered at the Meeting is set out below. For more information regarding these matters, please refer to the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement relating to the Meeting, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC) on April 12, 2021, and to the Company’s Definitive Additional Materials filed with the SEC on May 19, 2021.

Proposal No. 1 — Election of Directors

The following nominees were elected as Class C directors for a term of three years (and until their successors are elected and qualified) by the votes indicated below.

FOR

WITHHELD

BROKER NON-VOTES

Richard H. Carmona

Julie Cullivan

15,761,810

37,143,187

32,945,767

11,564,390

8,213,640

8,213,640

Caitlin Kalinowski

37,382,961

11,324,616

8,213,640

Proposal No. 2 — Advisory Vote on the Compensation of Named Executive Officers ("Say-on-Pay")

The non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved as follows:

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAIN

BROKER NON-VOTES

45,580,245

2,970,881

156,451

8,213,640

Proposal No. 3 — Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

The proposal to ratify the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accountant for fiscal year 2021 was approved by the votes indicated below. There were no broker non-votes on this proposal.

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAIN

56,545,374

303,280

72,563

Proposal No. 4 — Approve an amendment to the Company’s amended and restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the maximum size of the Board of Directors from 9 to 11 Directors

The amendment of the Company's Certificate of Incorporation was approved as follows:

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAIN

55,840,213

982,866

98,138

Proposal No. 5 — Shareholder Proposal to Elect Directors by Majority Vote

The shareholder proposal recommending the Company move from a plurality voting standard to a majority voting standard:

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAIN

BROKER NON-VOTES

43,508,136

4,776,586

422,855

8,213,640

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d)           Exhibits

Exhibit
Number

    

Exhibit Description

104

The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted as Inline XBRL.

SIGNATURE

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.

Dated: May 27, 2021

Axon Enterprise, Inc.

  

By:

/s/ JAWAD A. AHSAN

Jawad A. Ahsan

Chief Financial Officer