Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) 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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A total of 70,592,506 shares were present or represented by proxy at the annual meeting of stockholders of Waters Corporation (the “Company”) on May9, 2017, representing approximately 90.16% of all shares entitled to vote. The final results of voting on each of the matters submitted to a vote of stockholders during the annual meeting are as follows:

PROPOSAL 1. ELECTION OF DIRECTORS

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes

Election of Directors:

Christopher J. O’Connell

63,370,689 2,532,788 379,947 4,309,082

Michael J. Berendt, Ph.D.

60,249,178 5,870,826 163,419 4,309,083

Edward Conard

62,243,898 3,999,378 40,148 4,309,082

Laurie H. Glimcher, M.D.

62,309,383 3,936,825 37,215 4,309,083

Christopher A. Kuebler

64,320,829 1,922,292 40,303 4,309,082

Flemming Ornskov, M.D.

65,913,941 328,356 41,127 4,309,082

JoAnn A. Reed

65,235,548 1,010,047 37,828 4,309,083

Thomas P. Salice

61,123,819 5,117,888 41,717 4,309,082

In accordance with the Company’s Amended and Restated Bylaws and to the foregoing vote, each of the nominated directors was re-elected to the Company’s board of directors.

PROPOSAL 2. RATIFICATION OF SELECTION OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes

to the foregoing vote, the ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm was approved.

69,135,164 1,395,834 61,508

PROPOSAL 3. NON-BINDING VOTE ON EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes

to the foregoing vote, the stockholders adopted a non-binding advisory resolution indicating their approval of the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers.

55,147,479 11,053,542 82,404 4,309,081


About Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Waters Corporation is an analytical instrument manufacturer. The Company designs, manufactures, distributes and services instrument systems, columns and other chemistry consumables that are integrated and used along with other analytical instruments. The Company operates through two segments: Waters Division and TA Division. Its Waters Division’s products and services primarily consist of high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry and chemistry consumable products and related services. TA Division’s products and services primarily consist of thermal analysis, rheometry and calorimetry instrument systems and service sales. Its products are used by pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, nutritional safety, environmental, academic and governmental customers working in research and development, quality assurance and other laboratory applications.

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