Platform Specialty Products Corporation
Platform Specialty Products Corp (Form: 8-K, Received: 06/06/2017 17:05:38)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 5, 2017
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(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
001-36272
37-1744899
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1450 Centrepark Boulevard
Suite 210
West Palm Beach, Florida
33401
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code:   (561) 207-9600
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 5, 2017, Platform Specialty Products Corporation ("Platform") held its 2017 annual meeting of stockholders (the "2017 Annual Meeting"). The proposals submitted to a stockholder vote at the 2017 Annual Meeting are described in detail in Platform's Definitive Proxy Statement for the 2017 Annual Meeting, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 14, 2017 (the "Proxy Statement"). Stockholders present in person or by proxy represented 227,516,467 shares of common stock (or 79.64% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Platform as of April 10, 2017, the record date for the 2017 Annual Meeting).
At the 2017 Annual Meeting, Platform’s stockholders (i) elected the seven directors specifically named in the Proxy Statement, each for a term of one year, (ii) approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid by Platform to its named executive officers (“say-on-pay" vote), and (iii) ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Platform’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2017. The detailed voting results for each proposal are set forth below.
Proposal 1 - Election of Directors : Platform's stockholders approved the election of the seven directors specifically named in the Proxy Statement, each of whom to serve until Platform's 2018 annual meeting of stockholders or until his respective successor is duly elected and qualified. The final voting results with respect to each director were as follows:
Nominee
 
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-Votes
Martin E. Franklin
 
207,793,118
 
2,659,054
 
46,137
 
17,018,158
Rakesh Sachdev
 
209,057,835
 
1,389,802
 
50,672
 
17,018,158
Ian G.H. Ashken
 
177,247,800
 
33,202,119
 
48,390
 
17,018,158
Nicolas Berggruen
 
202,459,495
 
7,989,025
 
49,789
 
17,018,158
Michael F. Goss
 
174,769,640
 
35,680,279
 
48,390
 
17,018,158
Ryan Israel
 
177,011,788
 
33,435,731
 
50,790
 
17,018,158
E. Stanley O'Neal
 
207,383,853
 
3,060,840
 
53,616
 
17,018,158
Proposal 2 - Say-on-Pay Vote : Platform's stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid by Platform to its named executive officers ("say-on-pay" vote) as follows:
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-Votes
209,030,539
 
1,387,830
 
79,940
 
17,018,158

Proposal 3 - Ratification of Auditors : Platform's stockholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Platform's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017 as follows:
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-Votes
227,134,843
 
152,754
 
228,870
 
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SIGNATURE
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.
 
 
PLATFORM SPECIALTY PRODUCTS CORPORATION
(Registrant)
June 6, 2017
 
/s/ John E. Capps
(Date)
 
John E. Capps
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary