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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On November 17, 2020, Avnet, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (“Annual Meeting”). The three proposals submitted to a vote of the shareholders are described in the Company’s Proxy Statement in connection with the Annual Meeting. As of September 18, 2020, the record date, there were a total of 98,836,102 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. Of the common stock entitled to vote, 92,585,553, or approximately 93.67% of the common stock, were represented in person or by proxy, which constituted a quorum under the Company’s By-Laws. Set forth below is a brief description of each matter voted on at the Annual Meeting, how the votes were cast and the final voting results with respect to each such matter.
Proposal 1 – The election of ten directors to serve on the Board of Directors until the next annual meeting and until their successors have been elected and qualified.
|Rodney C. Adkins||82,801,049||5,450,215||74,583||4,259,706|
|Michael A. Bradley||87,384,497||858,992||82,358||4,259,706|
|Brenda L. Freeman||87,402,804||846,046||76,997||4,259,706|
|Jo Ann Jenkins||87,087,192||1,158,905||79,750||4,259,706|
|James A. Lawrence||86,745,128||1,502,937||77,782||4,259,706|
|Adalio T. Sanchez||87,655,259||588,815||81,733||4,259,706|
|William H. Schumann III||87,824,773||424,000||77,074||4,259,706|
The shareholders elected all ten of the director nominees.
Proposal 2 – To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
The shareholders approved on a non-binding advisory basis executive compensation.
Proposal 3 – To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 3, 2021.
The shareholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2021.
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: November 19, 2020||AVNET, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Thomas Liguori|
|Name: Thomas Liguori|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|