XILINX, INC. (NASDAQ:XLNX) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

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XILINX, INC. (NASDAQ:XLNX) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.07Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On August 7, 2017, Mr. Krishna Rangasayee, Executive Vice President, Global Sales of Xilinx, Inc. (the “Company”) informed the Company of his intent to resign effective August 18, 2017 to pursue other professional opportunities. Mr. Rangasayee’s resignation was not a result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.

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

On August 9, 2017, at the 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, the Company’s stockholders approved the proposals listed below. The final results for the votes regarding each proposal are also set forth below. The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 2, 2017.

1.

Elect nine nominees for director to serve on the Board of Directors for the ensuing year or until their successors are duly elected and qualified:

Name

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

Dennis Segers

198,172,848

440,913

254,608

18,142,959

Moshe N. Gavrielov

198,253,523

508,958

105,883

18,142,964

Saar Gillai

198,163,978

594,866

109,523

18,142,961

Ronald S. Jankov

198,144,187

615,208

108,972

18,142,961

Thomas H. Lee

198,327,341

432,036

108,990

18,142,961

J. Michael Patterson

196,015,367

2,737,173

115,829

18,142,959

Albert A. Pimentel

197,438,017

1,313,758

116,593

18,142,960

Marshall C. Turner

197,298,610

1,460,593

109,166

18,142,959

Elizabeth W. Vanderslice

194,693,281

4,062,896

112,189

18,142,962

2.

Approve an amendment to the Company's 1990 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan to increase the number of shares reserved for issuance thereunder by 2,000,000 shares:

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

197,255,723

756,248

856,081

18,143,276

3.

Approve an amendment to the Company's 2007 Equity Incentive Plan to increase the number of shares reserved for issuance thereunder by 1,900,000 shares:

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

187,274,615

10,623,816

969,617

18,143,280

Based on the vote of the Company's stockholders at the 2017 Annual Meeting, the Company has determined to provide for an annual advisory stockholder vote on executive compensation.

4.

Recommend, on an advisory basis, the frequency of the advisory vote on executive compensation:

1 Year

2 Years

3 Years

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

184,134,542

156,432

14,461,769

115,304

18,143,281

5.

Approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers:

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

195,325,548

3,254,697

287,802

18,143,281

6.

Ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's external auditors for fiscal 2018:

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

213,800,152

2,978,682

232,494


About XILINX, INC. (NASDAQ:XLNX)

Xilinx, Inc. (Xilinx) is engaged in designing and developing programmable devices and associated technologies. The Company’s programmable devices and associated technologies include integrated circuits (ICs) in the form of programmable logic devices (PLDs), including programmable System on Chips (SoCs) and three-dimensional ICs (3D ICs); software design tools to program the PLDs; targeted reference designs; printed circuit boards, and intellectual property (IP), which consists of Xilinx, and various third-party verification and IP cores. The Company provides design services, customer training, field engineering and technical support. Its PLDs include field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs) that its customers program to perform desired logic functions, and programmable SoCs, which combine (Advanced reduced instruction set computing (RISC) Machines (ARM)) processor-based systems with programmable logic in a single device.

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