SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): March 10, 2021
|Analog Devices, Inc.|
|(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)|
|(State or Other Jurisdiction |
|(IRS Employer |
|One Analog Way,||Wilmington,||MA||01887|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (781) 329-4700
|(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading |
|Name of each exchange |
on which registered
|Common Stock $0.16 2/3 par value per share||ADI||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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).
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Shareholders of Analog Devices, Inc. (the "Company"), held on March 10, 2021, the proposals listed below were submitted to a vote of our shareholders. The proposals are described in our definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting (the "Proxy Statement").
Proposal 1 – The election of eleven nominees to our Board of Directors each for a term expiring at the next annual meeting of shareholders.
The eleven nominees named in the Proxy Statement were elected to serve as directors until our next annual meeting of shareholders. Information as to the vote on each director standing for election is provided below:
|Nominee||Votes For||Votes Against||Votes Abstaining||Broker Non-Votes|
|James A. Champy||298,955,351||14,707,475||260,580||19,164,653|
|Anantha P. Chandrakasan||291,410,793||22,258,638||253,975||19,164,653|
|Bruce R. Evans||312,808,755||834,354||280,297||19,164,653|
|Edward H. Frank||311,028,959||2,622,238||272,209||19,164,653|
|Laurie H. Glimcher||313,074,557||580,747||268,102||19,164,653|
|Karen M. Golz||312,756,463||898,210||268,733||19,164,653|
|Mark M. Little||313,029,409||623,682||270,315||19,164,653|
|Kenton J. Sicchitano||302,522,032||11,117,797||283,577||19,164,653|
Proposal 2 – The approval of the compensation of our named executive officers, as described in the Compensation Discussion and Analysis, executive compensation tables and accompanying narrative disclosure in our Proxy Statement.
The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers. The voting results were as follows:
|Votes For||Votes Against||Votes Abstaining||Broker Non-Votes|
Proposal 3 – The ratification of the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending October 30, 2021.
The shareholders ratified the Company’s selection of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending October 30, 2021. The voting results were as follows:
|Votes For||Votes Against||Votes Abstaining|
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.
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|Date:||March 11, 2021||ANALOG DEVICES, INC.|
| ||By: ||/s/ Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah|| |
| || ||Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah|| |
| || ||Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer|| |