Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:APDN) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:APDN) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

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On February 27, 2018, the Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The following proposals were voted on and approved by the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting with the stockholders having voted as set forth below:

Proposal 1 – to elect our board of directors, consisting of James A. Hayward, John Bitzer, III, Robert B. Catell, Joseph D. Ceccoli, Charles S. Ryan, Yacov A. Shamash, Sanford R. Simon, and Elizabeth Schmalz Ferguson, each for a one-year term or until their successors are duly elected and qualified:

Directors For Withheld
James A. Hayward 9,747,350 197,433
John Bitzer, III 8,864,777 1,080,006
Robert B. Catell 9,673,874 270,909
Joseph D. Ceccoli 9,788,814 155,969
Charles S. Ryan 9,799,322 145,461
Yacov A. Shamash 9,795,888 148,895
Elizabeth Schmalz Ferguson 9,799,127


Sanford R. Simon 9,792,576 152,207

Broker Non-Vote for each director 12,589,784

Proposal 2 – to ratify the appointment of Marcum LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018:

For Against Abstain
22,186,531 141,499 206,537

Broker Non-Vote – 0

About Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:APDN)

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. is engaged in creating security solutions addressing the challenges of modern commerce. The Company is also engaged in the large-scale production of specific deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sequences using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Its principal technology platform includes SigNature DNA, SigNature T DNA, fiberTyping, DNAnet, digitalDNA, SigNify and Beacon. Its SigNify IF portable DNA reader provides definitive real-time authentication of SigNature DNA in the field-DNA becomes a solution for supply chain integrity. SigNature DNA is the Company’s platform ingredient, at the core of all its security solutions. It provides forensic power and protection for a range of applications. SigNature T DNA is a tagging and authentication system specifically designed for textiles and apparel. DNAnet is a DNA marker that can be used to definitively link evidence and offenders to specific crime scenes and help return stolen or lost property to its rightful owner.

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