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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 21, 2020
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This Current Report on Form 8-K/A amends the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by VeriSign, Inc. on May 21, 2020, which inadvertently omitted the voting results from the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders due to a technical issue. The sole purpose of this Amendment is to include the omitted information.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 21, 2020, VeriSign, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “2020 Annual Meeting”). At the 2020 Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on four proposals as described below.
Proposal No. 1 – Election of Directors
The Company’s stockholders elected the nominees listed below as directors of the Company, each to serve until the Company’s next annual meeting of stockholders, or until a successor has been elected and qualified or until the director’s earlier resignation or removal. The voting results were as follows:
D. James Bidzos
Yehuda Ari Buchalter
Kathleen A. Cote
Thomas F. Frist III
Jamie S. Gorelick
Roger H. Moore
Louis A. Simpson
Proposal No. 2 – To Approve, on a Non-Binding, Advisory Basis, the Company’s Executive Compensation
The Company’s stockholders approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the Company’s executive compensation. The voting results were as follows:
Proposal No. 3 – Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Company’s stockholders ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2020. The voting results were as follows:
Proposal No. 4 – Stockholder Proposal Requesting that the Company’s Board of Directors Take Steps to Permit Stockholder Action by Written Consent
The Company’s stockholders did not approve a stockholder proposal requesting that the Company’s Board of Directors take steps to permit stockholder action by written consent. The voting results were as follows:
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 21, 2020
/s/ Thomas C. Indelicarto
Thomas C. Indelicarto
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary