8-K 1 v468627_8k.htm FORM 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 6, 2017



Abtech Holdings, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Nevada 000-52762 14-1994102
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


  4110 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 235 Scottsdale, Arizona 85251  

  (Address of principal executive offices)  



(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)


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


Abtech Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2017 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on June 6, 2017. There were 501,678,288 shares of common stock eligible to be voted at the Annual Meeting and 381,211,352 shares of common stock were represented in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting, which constituted a quorum to conduct business. There were two proposals submitted to the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting. Each of the proposals below is more fully described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 24, 2017. The final results of voting on each of the proposals are as follows:


Proposal 1 — ELECTION OF DIRECTORS. Each of the following nominees for director were elected to serve a one-year term expiring at the Company’s 2018 annual meeting of stockholders based on the following vote:









Glenn R. Rink 350,163,284 867,544 30,180,524
William S. Brennan 350,540,086 490,742 30,180,524
David Greenwald 350,466,402 564,426 30,180,524
A. Judson Hill 350,348,866 681,962 30,180,524
Dipak P. Jogia 350,468,702 562,126 30,180,524


Proposal 2 — RATIFICATION OF SELECTION OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM. Semple, Marchal & Cooper LLP was ratified as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2017, based on the following vote:


Affirmative Votes: 377,113,410
Votes Against: 1,000,204
Abstentions: 3,097,738
Broker Non-Votes: -





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.


Dated: June 7, 2017


  a Nevada corporation
  By: /s/ Glenn R. Rink
    Glenn R. Rink
    President and Chief Executive Officer