Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Class
Name of Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
Nasdaq Global Market
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers.
On June 16, 2021, the Board of Directors of Iridex Corporation (the “Company”) modified the composition of its Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, and Nominating and Governance Committee to consist of the following directors:
Audit Committee: Kenneth E. Ludlum (Chair), Nandini Devi, and Scott Shuda
Compensation Committee: Scott Shuda (Chair), Robert Grove, Ph.D., and Nandini Devi
Nominating and Governance Committee: Kenneth E. Ludlum (Chair), Robert Grove, Ph.D., and Scott Shuda
Chair of the Board
On June 16, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Company appointed Scott Shuda as its Chairman.
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of the Company was held on June 16, 2021, at the Company’s headquarters located at 1212 Terra Bella Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94043. As of April 19, 2021, the record date of the Annual Meeting, 15,625,662 shares of the Company’s common stock were outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. Present at the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy were holders of 10,955,832 shares, or 70%, of the Company’s common stock, constituting a quorum for the transaction of business. The proposals voted upon at the meeting and the vote with respect to each such matter are as set forth below:
Proposal 1: Election of Directors.
David I. Bruce
Robert Grove, Ph.D.
Kenneth E. Ludlum
*Broker non-votes did not affect the outcome of the election.
Based on the votes set forth above, each director nominee was duly elected to serve until the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until his or her respective successor is duly elected and qualified or until his or her earlier death, resignation or removal.
Proposal 2: To ratify the appointment of BPM LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 1, 2022.
Based on the votes set forth above, the stockholders ratified the appointment of BPM LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 1, 2022.
Proposal 3: Advisory Vote on Named Executive Officer Compensation.
The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
Proposal 4: Approval of the Amended and Restated 2008 Equity Incentive Plan.
The stockholders approved the Amended and Restated 2008 Equity Incentive Plan.
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.
/s/ David I. Bruce
David I. Bruce
President and Chief Executive Officer
Date: June 21, 2021