Filed: 23 Apr 21, 2:48pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20579
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report: April 22, 2021
(Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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8755 W. Higgins Road, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60631
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (773) 628-1000
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of Each Class||Trading Symbol||Name of exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||LFUS||NASDAQ Global Select Market|
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers|
Pursuant to Section 8 of the Littelfuse, Inc. Corporate Governance Guidelines, Mr. John E. Major has reached the mandatory retirement age of 75, and effective April 22, 2021, following the Annual Meeting of Stockholders, has retired from the Littelfuse, Inc. (the "Company") Board of Directors (the "Board") and his position as Lead Director. Mr. Major has retired after 30 years of service as a member of the Board.
In connection with the vacancy resulting from Mr. Major's retirement from the Board, on April 22, 2021, the Board has voted unanimously to reduce the size of the Board from ten to nine directors. Additionally, Mr. William P. Noglows has been appointed to serve as the Company's Lead Director.
|Item 5.07||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.|
On April 22, 2021, the Company held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. A quorum was present at the meeting as required by the Company's Bylaws. The results of voting for each matter submitted to a vote of stockholders at the meeting are as follows.
Proposal 1: Election of Directors
The nine director nominees were elected to serve as directors until the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors have been duly elected and qualified, by the votes set forth below.
|Kristina A. Cerniglia||22,502,318||159,115||9,187||956,470|
|Cary T. Fu||22,503,908||157,272||9,440||956,470|
|Maria C. Green||22,549,778||111,682||9,160||956,470|
|David W. Heinzmann||22,255,434||406,157||9,029||956,470|
|William P. Noglows||19,955,759||2,203,346||511,515||956,470|
Proposal 2: Advisory Vote on Compensation of Named Executive Officers
The stockholders approved, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the compensation of our named executive officers, by the votes set forth below.
Proposal 3: Approval and Ratification of the Appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company's Independent Auditors
The appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company's independent auditors for the 2021 fiscal year ending January 1, 2022 was approved and ratified, by the votes set forth below.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|Date: April 23, 2021|
By: /s/ Ryan K. Stafford
|Ryan K. Stafford|
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Human Resources Officer & Corporate Secretary
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