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): May 22, 2024

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

168 Third Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02451
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 622-1000
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $1.00 par valueTMONew York Stock Exchange
0.750% Notes due 2024TMO 24ANew York Stock Exchange
0.125% Notes due 2025TMO 25BNew York Stock Exchange
2.000% Notes due 2025TMO 25New York Stock Exchange
3.200% Notes due 2026TMO 26BNew York Stock Exchange
1.400% Notes due 2026TMO 26ANew York Stock Exchange
1.450% Notes due 2027TMO 27New York Stock Exchange
1.750% Notes due 2027TMO 27BNew York Stock Exchange
0.500% Notes due 2028TMO 28ANew York Stock Exchange
1.375% Notes due 2028TMO 28New York Stock Exchange
1.950% Notes due 2029TMO 29New York Stock Exchange
0.875% Notes due 2031TMO 31New York Stock Exchange
2.375% Notes due 2032TMO 32New York Stock Exchange
3.650% Notes due 2034TMO 34New York Stock Exchange
2.875% Notes due 2037TMO 37New York Stock Exchange
1.500% Notes due 2039TMO 39New York Stock Exchange
1.875% Notes due 2049TMO 49New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company 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).

Emerging growth company   

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  

Item 5.07    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
At the Annual Meeting held on May 22, 2024, the shareholders of the Company voted on the following proposals:
1.    The following nominees were elected to the Company’s Board of Directors for a one-year term expiring at the 2025 annual meeting of shareholders.
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
Marc N. Casper291,642,341 26,264,880 1,251,106 18,939,070 
Nelson J. Chai298,956,592 19,172,473 1,029,262 18,939,070 
Ruby R. Chandy
315,153,133 3,569,683 435,511 18,939,070 
C. Martin Harris297,342,987 20,943,147 872,193 18,939,070 
Tyler Jacks312,972,768 5,742,386 443,173 18,939,070 
Jennifer M. Johnson
313,364,342 5,323,046 470,939 18,939,070 
R. Alexandra Keith310,905,583 7,785,923 466,821 18,939,070 
James C. Mullen312,305,245 6,411,557 441,525 18,939,070 
Debora L. Spar318,236,224 470,856 451,247 18,939,070 
Scott M. Sperling301,652,519 17,058,310 447,498 18,939,070 
Dion J. Weisler309,538,534 9,176,625 443,168 18,939,070 

2.    A non-binding, advisory proposal on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved.
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
280,838,866 35,306,239 3,013,222 18,939,070 

3.    The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024 was ratified.
300,707,160 36,959,440 430,797 

4.    The shareholder proposal to implement simple majority voting was not approved.
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
21,434,413 296,785,778 938,136 18,939,070 



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.
Date:May 24, 2024By:/s/ Michael A. Boxer
Michael A. Boxer
Senior Vice President and General Counsel