Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) 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 December 6, 2018, the Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The three proposals considered at the Annual Meeting are described in detail in the Company's 2018 definitive proxy statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on November 5, 2018. The following proposals were voted upon and the final results with respect to each such proposal are set forth below:

1.

Election of Three Class I Directors

The stockholders elected each of the three persons named below to serve as a Class I director of the Company for a three-year term that expires at the Company's annual meeting of stockholders in 2021 and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The results of such vote were:

Director Name

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

Percentage of Votes in Favor

Peter Gassner

67,801,294

4,470,490

79,429

4,615,764

93.71%

Paul Lavin

64,671,239

7,173,232

506,742

4,615,764

89.39%

Marcus S. Ryu

71,016,495

1,263,705

71,013

4,615,764

98.15%

2. Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

The stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2019. The results of such vote were:

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

Percentage of Votes in Favor

76,084,144

792,210

90,623

98.85%

3.Advisory Vote on Compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers

The stockholders approved, on an advisory non-binding basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers, as disclosed in the Company's 2018 proxy statement. The results of such vote were:

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

Percentage of Votes in Favor

37,998,342

33,505,725

847,146

4,615,764

52.52%

4.

Stockholder Proposal Requesting that the Company Take Action to Declassify the Board of Directors

The stockholders approved the stockholder proposal requesting that the Company take action to declassify the Board of Directors. The results of such vote were:

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

Percentage of Votes in Favor

66,686,403

5,562,090

102,720

4,615,764

92.17%


About Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE)

Guidewire Software, Inc. is a provider of software products for property and casualty (P&C) insurers. The Company’s software serves as a technology platform for P&C insurance carriers. The Company’s InsurancePlatform consists of three elements: core transaction processing, data management and analytics, and digital engagement. The Company sells its products to a range of global P&C insurance carriers ranging from global insurers to national carriers to regional carriers. The Company’s core transaction processing includes Guidewire InsuranceSuite, Guidewire PolicyCenter, Guidewire ClaimCenter, Guidewire BillingCenter and InsuranceSuite Add-on Modules. The Company’s data management and analytics includes Guidewire DataHub, Guidewire InfoCenter, Guidewire Live and Guidewire Predictive Analytics. The Company’s digital engagement includes Guidewire Digital Portals.

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