8-K 1 form8-kjunex13x2018.htm 8-K Document


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 12, 2018

 
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Blackbaud, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 
Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
000-50600
 
11-2617163
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer ID Number)
 
 
 
65 Fairchild Street, Charleston, South Carolina
 
29492
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (843) 216-6200

 
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Company held its 2018 annual meeting of stockholders on June 12, 2018. The results of the matters submitted to a vote of the Company stockholders at the meeting are set forth below.

Proposal 1 - Election of Directors. Stockholders elected two Class B members to the Company’s Board of Directors, each for a three year term expiring in 2021 as follows:
Member
 
For

Against

Abstentions

Broker 
Non-Votes

George H. Ellis
 
44,070,789

352,951

58,028

1,239,743

Andrew M. Leitch
 
43,876,299

546,214

59,255

1,239,743


Proposal 2 - Advisory Vote to Approve Named Executive Officer Compensation. Stockholders approved on an advisory basis the 2017 compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as follows:
Votes Cast For
 
43,450,663

Votes Cast Against
 
948,072

Abstentions
 
83,033

Broker Non-Votes
 
1,239,743


Proposal 3 - Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. Stockholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 as follows:
Votes Cast For
 
45,024,953

Votes Cast Against
 
638,286

Abstentions
 
58,272

Broker Non-Votes
 
N/A






SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackbaud, Inc.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date:
June 13, 2018
 
/s/ Anthony W. Boor
 
 
 
 
Anthony W. Boor
 
 
 
 
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
 
 
 
 
(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)