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Dell (DELL)

Filed: 20 Oct 13, 8:00pm

 

 

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

 

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 17, 2013

 

 

Dell Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware 0-17017 74-2487834

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

One Dell Way, Round Rock, Texas 78682
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (800) 289-3355

 

 

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))

 

 

 


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

(a) On October 17, 2013, Dell Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “2013 Annual Meeting”), at which the Company’s stockholders voted on the four proposals identified below.

(b) The final voting results with respect to each proposal voted upon at the 2013 Annual Meeting are set forth below. As of the record date for the 2013 Annual Meeting, holders of a total of 1,758,728,793 shares of outstanding common stock of the Company were entitled to vote on the proposals.

Proposal 1 – Election of Ten Directors

The stockholders approved the Company’s proposal for the election of ten nominees to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) by the affirmative vote of a majority of the shares of common stock present or represented by proxy at the 2013 Annual Meeting, as set forth below:

 

   For   Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes 

Donald J. Carty

   878,293,563     154,894,669     63,042,880     181,280,892  

Janet F. Clark

   926,477,712     106,750,287     63,003,112     181,280,892  

Laura Conigliaro

   926,498,544     106,736,451     62,996,116     181,280,892  

Michael S. Dell

   901,954,522     127,809,880     66,466,709     181,280,892  

Kenneth M. Duberstein

   915,784,628     117,296,708     63,149,775     181,280,892  

Gerard J. Kleisterlee

   922,017,527     111,034,608     63,178,976     181,280,892  

Klaus S. Luft

   921,848,773     111,271,934     63,110,405     181,280,892  

Alex J. Mandl

   914,930,937     118,198,627     63,101,548     181,280,892  

Shantanu Narayen

   859,789,638     173,384,470     63,057,004     181,280,892  

H. Ross Perot, Jr.

   924,541,244     108,694,159     62,995,708     181,280,892  

Director James W. Breyer did not stand for re-election as a director at the 2013 Annual Meeting. Accordingly, at the time of the 2013 Annual Meeting, Mr. Breyer’s service as a director expired, and the total number of authorized directors constituting the entire Board was reduced from 11 directors to ten directors.

Proposal 2 – Ratification of Independent Auditor

The stockholders approved the Company’s proposal for ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2014, as set forth below:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstentions

 

Broker Non-Votes

1,130,205,365 83,426,185 63,880,454 —  

Proposal 3 – Advisory Vote to Approve Named Executive Officer Compensation

The stockholders approved, in a non-binding advisory vote, the Company’s proposal to approve the compensation of its named executive officers as disclosed in the definitive proxy statement for the 2013 Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 24, 2013, as set forth below:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstentions

 

Broker Non-Votes

935,071,769 98,110,678 63,046,398 181,283,158

 

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Stockholder Proposal (Proposal 4) – Right to Act by Written Consent

The stockholders did not approve the stockholder proposal requesting that the Board undertake such steps as may be necessary to permit the Company’s stockholders to act by written consent instead of at a meeting of stockholders, as set forth below:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstentions

 

Broker Non-Votes

441,589,767 586,473,094 68,165,985 181,283,158

 

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SIGNATURES

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.

 

 DELL INC.
Date: October 21, 2013 By: 

/s/ Janet B. Wright

  Janet B. Wright,
  Vice President and Assistant Secretary
  (Duly Authorized Officer)

 

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