Pure Storage (PSTG)

Filed: 22 Jun 18, 4:47pm



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 21, 2018

Pure Storage, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

Delaware 001-37570 27-1069557
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
 (IRS Employer Identification No.)
650 Castro Street, Suite 400
Mountain View, California 94041
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(800) 379-7873
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On June 21, 2018, Pure Storage, Inc. (“Pure Storage”) held its annual meeting of stockholders via a live webcast (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, Pure Storage’s stockholders voted on three proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the definitive proxy statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on May 8, 2018. The following is a brief description of each matter voted on and the certified results, including the number of votes cast for and against each matter, and if applicable, the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter.

1.    All three nominees for Class III director were elected to serve until Pure Storage’s 2021 annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are elected and qualified. The voting results were as follows:

Director Name:

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Broker Non-Votes
Percentage of Votes in Favor
Jeffrey Rothschild633,321,4952,117,87740,388,79599.67%
Anita Sands599,989,33735,450,03540,388,79594.42%
Michelangelo Volpi607,730,64027,708,73240,388,79595.64%

2.    Stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Pure Storage’s independent registered accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 31, 2019. The voting results were as follows:

Votes For

Votes Against


Broker Non-Votes
Percentage of Votes in Favor

3.    Stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, Pure Storage’s executive compensation as described in the definitive proxy statement. The voting results were as follows:

Votes For

Votes Against


Broker Non-Votes
Percentage of Votes in Favor

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Pure Storage, Inc.
By: /s/ Charles Giancarlo
  Charles Giancarlo
  Chief Executive Officer
June 22, 2018