VERISIGN, INC. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

VERISIGN, INC. (NASDAQ:VRSN) 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 Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders five proposals
were approved.
Proposal No. 1 to elect seven directors of the Company, each to
serve until the next Annual Meeting of Stockholders, or until a
successor has been elected and qualified or until the directors
earlier resignation or removal, was approved by the stockholders.
The nominees received the following votes:
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Nominees
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
D. James Bidzos
85,577,885
540,825
796,649
6,478,541
Kathleen A. Cote
85,752,652
1,150,905
11,802
6,478,541
Thomas F. Frist III
86,746,182
158,017
11,160
6,478,541
Jamie S. Gorelick
86,739,769
162,629
12,961
6,478,541
Roger H. Moore
86,187,041
718,156
10,162
6,478,541
Louis A. Simpson
75,660,555
11,243,784
11,020
6,478,541
Timothy Tomlinson
86,489,877
200,761
224,721
6,478,541
In Proposal No. 2, stockholders of the Company approved, on a
non-binding, advisory basis, the Company’s executive compensation.
The voting results were as follows:
For:
86,233,869
Against:
653,351
Abstain:
28,139
Broker Non-Votes:
6,478,541
In Proposal No. 3, stockholders of the Company approved, on a
non-binding, advisory basis, an annual frequency of stockholder
voting on executive compensation. The voting results were as
follows:
One Year:
83,363,494
Two Years:
26,752
Three Years:
3,505,145
Abstain:
19,968
Broker Non-Votes:
6,478,541
In Proposal No. 4, stockholders of the Company approved an
amendment to the Company’s 2007 Employee Stock Purchase Plan. The
voting results were as follows:
For:
86,766,044
Against:
123,972
Abstain:
25,343
Broker Non-Votes:
6,478,541
In Proposal No. 5, stockholders ratified the selection of KPMG LLP
as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for
the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017. The voting results were
as follows:
For:
92,962,425
Against:
404,155
Abstain:
27,320
Broker Non-Votes:


About VERISIGN, INC. (NASDAQ:VRSN)

VeriSign, Inc. is a provider of domain name registry services and Internet security, enabling Internet navigation for domain names and providing protection for Websites and enterprises around the world (Registry Services). The Company operates in Registry Services and Security Services segment. Its product suite also includes Security Services consisting of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection Services, Verisign iDefense Security Intelligence Services (iDefense) and Managed Domain Name System (Managed DNS) Services. The Company’s Registry Services provides the security and resiliency of Internet infrastructure and services, including the .com and .net domains, approximately two of the Internet’s root servers, and operation of the root-zone maintainer functions for the core of the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS). The Company has operations inside, as well as outside the United States. Its operations infrastructure consists of approximately three secure data centers.

VERISIGN, INC. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Recent Trading Information

VERISIGN, INC. (NASDAQ:VRSN) closed its last trading session up +0.57 at 90.67 with 405,787 shares trading hands.

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