8-K 1 form8-kxannualmeeting.htm 8-K - 2017 ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS Document



UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 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)
November 9, 2017
 
BAZAARVOICE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
 
001-35433
 
20-2908277
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

10901 Stonelake Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78759
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(512) 551-6000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On November 9, 2017, immediately following the 2017 annual meeting of stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") of Bazaarvoice, Inc. (the "Company" or "Bazaarvoice"), Jared Kopf resigned from the board of directors of the Company (the "Board") and its committees. The decision of Mr. Kopf to resign from the Board was not due to any disagreement with the Company.

Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

As noted below, at the Annual Meeting, the Company's stockholders approved Proposal 2 relating to the declassification of the Company's Board. Accordingly, on November 9, 2017, the Company filed with the Delaware Secretary of State's office a Certificate of Amendment to the Company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation. In addition, the Board previously approved certain conforming changes to the Company's Amended and Restated Bylaws to remove the reference to the classified Board structure, which changes were effective upon stockholder approval of the Certificate of Amendment. Such Certificate of Amendment to the Company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation and such Amendment to the Company's Amended and Restated Bylaws are filed as Exhibits 3.1 and 3.2, respectively, to this Current Report on Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference.

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Annual Meeting of the Company was held on November 9, 2017 at the Company's office in New York. At the Annual Meeting, Bazaarvoice stockholders voted on three proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 13, 2017. Present at the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy were holders of shares representing 73,270,645 votes of the Company's Common Stock representing 85.30% of the eligible votes, which constituted a quorum.
The stockholders of the Company voted on the following items at the Annual Meeting with the following results:
Proposal 1: Election of two Class III Directors:

Nominee
 
For
 
Withheld
 
Broker Non-Vote
Craig Barbarosh
 
57,851,529

 
565,564

 
14,853,552

Thomas J. Meredith
 
57,845,907

 
571,186

 
14,853,552


Based on the votes set forth above, both of the director nominees were duly elected.

Proposal 2: Amendment to Certificate of Incorporation to Provide for Annual Election of All Directors

For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-Votes
58,197,258
 
215,843
 
3,992
 
14,853,552

Based on the votes set forth, the amendment to the Company's Certificate of Incorporation was approved.

Proposal 3: Ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent public accountants for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.

For
 
Against
 
Abstain
72,988,666
 
26,925
 
255,054

Based on the votes set forth above, the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2018 was ratified.






Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits










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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
BAZAARVOICE, INC.
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Kin Gill
 
 
Kin Gill
Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary
Date: November 9, 2017







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