Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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

At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Autodesk, Inc. (Autodesk
or the Company) held on June 14, 2017 (the Annual Meeting), the
stockholders of the Company elected the following ten individuals
to the Board of Directors. Each director will serve for the
ensuing year and until their successors are duly elected and
qualified.
Nominee
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions*
Broker Non-Votes*
Carl Bass
191,445,731
1,927,266
183,294
12,869,184
Crawford W. Beveridge
190,742,725
2,752,294
61,272
12,869,184
Jeff Clarke
189,893,267
3,600,027
62,997
12,869,184
Scott Ferguson
192,133,561
1,360,742
61,988
12,869,184
Thomas Georgens
192,169,014
1,321,435
65,842
12,869,184
Richard S. Hill
188,803,932
4,676,771
75,588
12,869,184
Mary T. McDowell
192,277,666
1,221,199
57,426
12,869,184
Lorrie M. Norrington
190,066,756
3,426,609
62,926
12,869,184
Betsy Rafael
189,537,905
3,962,059
56,327
12,869,184
Stacy J. Smith
192,127,598
1,366,832
61,861
12,869,184
___________________
* Abstentions and broker non-votes do not affect the outcome of
the election.
In addition, the following proposals were voted on and approved
at the Annual Meeting.
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
Proposal to ratify the appointment of Ernst Young LLP as
the Companys independent registered public accounting
firm for the fiscal year ending January 31, 2018.
204,151,027
2,204,418
70,030
N/A
Proposal to approve, on a non-binding advisory basis, the
compensation of the Companys named executive officers as
described in the proxy statement.
183,490,226
9,898,376
167,689
12,869,184
Proposal to approve the amendment and restatement of the
Company’s 1998 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan.
192,725,629
766,594
64,068
12,869,184
Proposal to approve the amendment and restatement of the
Company’s 2012 Employee Stock Plan to increase the
number of shares reserved for issuance under the plan by
12.2 million shares and re-approve performance goals.
178,032,386
15,426,162
97,743
12,869,184
1 Year
2 Years
3 Years
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
Proposal to approve the frequency with which stockholders
are provided an advisory (non-binding) vote on the
compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
180,305,227
40,633
13,155,650
54,781
N/A
In accordance with the recommendation of our Board of Directors
and the voting results of the stockholders of Autodesk on this
advisory proposal, our Board of Directors has continued its
policy of holding advisory votes on the compensation of our named
executive officers on an annual basis. The next required advisory
vote on the frequency of approval of the compensation of our
named executive officers will take place no later than the
Companys annual meeting of stockholders in 2023.


About Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK)

Autodesk, Inc. (Autodesk) is a design software and services company, offering customers productive business solutions through technology products and services. The Company serves customers in the architecture, engineering and construction; manufacturing, and digital media, consumer and entertainment industries. It operates in four segments: Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), Platform Solutions and Emerging Business (PSEB), Manufacturing (MFG), and Media and Entertainment (M&E). The PSEB, AEC and MFG segments offer a range of services, including consulting, support and training. The M&E segment offers software products to professionals, post-production facilities and broadcasters for a range of applications. Its software products enable its customers to experience their ideas before they are real by allowing them to imagine, design and create their ideas and to visualize, simulate and analyze real-world performance in the design process by creating digital prototypes.

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