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): June 17, 2021
KVH Industries, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)|
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
50 Enterprise Center, Middletown, RI 02842
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of Each Class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of Each Exchange on which Registered|
|The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||KVHI||(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 annual meeting of stockholders on June 17, 2021, our stockholders voted:
•to elect Cielo Hernandez and Cathy-Ann Martine-Dolecki as Class I directors for a three-year term expiring in 2024;
•to approve, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, the compensation of our named executive officers; and
•to ratify the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2021.
The final results of such voting, as certified by the independent inspector of election, are set forth below.
Proposal #1 - To elect two nominees as Class I directors for a three year term expiring in 2024. The two nominees with the most votes cast for their election have been elected to the board.
|Name of Director|
|Number of Votes|
|Number of Votes Withheld||Number of Broker|
Proposal #2 - To approve, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, the compensation of our named executive officers.
|Number of Votes Cast For||Number of Votes Cast Against||Number of|
|Number of Broker|
Proposal #3 - To ratify the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2021.
|Number of Votes Cast For||Number of Votes Cast Against||Number of Abstentions|
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.
|KVH INDUSTRIES, INC.|
|Date: June 22, 2021||BY:||/s/ Felise Feingold|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Compliance Officer, Chief Data Privacy Officer, and Secretary|