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PRGS Progress Software

Filed: 19 May 21, 4:14pm


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 19, 2021
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
 Progress Software Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware0-1941704-2746201
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)(Commission file number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
14 Oak Park
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(781) 280-4000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
 
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:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value per sharePRGSThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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 18, 2021 at the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Progress Software Corporation (the "Company"), the Company’s stockholders voted on the following five matters and cast their votes as described below:
 
(1)The election of nine members to the Board of Directors of the Company to serve until the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders;

(2)The approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers for the fiscal year ended November 30, 2020;

(3)The approval of the increase in the number of shares authorized for issuance under the 2008 Stock Option and Incentive Plan, as amended and restated;

(4)The approval of the increase in the number of shares authorized for issuance under the 1991 Employee Stock Purchase Plan, as amended and restated; and

(5)The ratification of the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2021.
The following is a summary of the voting results for each matter presented to the stockholders:
Proposal 1 - Election of Directors:
Total Vote
 For
 Each Director
Total Vote
 Withheld  From
 Each Director



Broker Non-Votes
Paul T. Dacier37,605,430378,4723,053,892
John R. Egan35,665,7982,318,1043,053,892
Rainer Gawlick37,936,12247,7803,053,892
Yogesh Gupta37,892,28191,6213,053,892
Charles F. Kane36,730,9251,252,9773,053,892
Samskriti Y. King37,937,05146,8513,053,892
David A. Krall36,949,4901,034,4123,053,892
Angela T. Tucci37,939,01844,8843,053,892
Vivian Vitale37,558,213425,6893,053,892

Proposal 2 - Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers for the fiscal year ended November 30, 2020:
ForAgainstAbstainBroker
Non-Votes
36,425,7431,514,39943,7603,053,892




Proposal 3 - The approval of the increase in the number of shares authorized for issuance under the 2008 Stock Option and Incentive Plan:
ForAgainstAbstainBroker
Non-Votes
34,993,0632,949,75541,0843,053,892

Proposal 4 - The approval of the increase in the number of shares authorized for issuance under the 1991 Employee Stock Purchase Plan:
ForAgainstAbstainBroker
Non-Votes
37,900,17955,50728,2163,053,892

Proposal 5 - The ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2021:
ForAgainstAbstain
39,128,3461,890,19819,250




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.
Date: May 19, 2021
Progress Software Corporation

By:/s/ Stephen H. Faberman
Stephen H. Faberman
Chief Legal Officer