MSCI Inc.
MSCI Inc. (Form: 8-K, Received: 05/10/2018 17:31:31)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 10, 2018

 

 

MSCI Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-33812   13-4038723

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St., 49th Floor, New York, NY 10007

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(212) 804-3900

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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.

MSCI Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders on May 10, 2018 (the “Annual Meeting”) as a virtual meeting. The issued and outstanding shares of the Company’s common stock, $0.01 par value per share, entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting consisted of 89,876,918 shares, each share being entitled to one vote. The following is a summary of the voting results for each matter presented to the stockholders:

 

(a) Proposal 1 – Election of members of the Company’s Board of Directors

 

Director

   For      Against      Abstain      Broker Non-Vote  

Henry A. Fernandez

     74,319,232        1,588,814        212,835        3,881,727  

Robert G. Ashe

     74,810,970        1,240,703        69,208        3,881,727  

Benjamin F. duPont

     75,387,679        663,626        69,576        3,881,727  

Wayne Edmunds

     73,982,250        2,069,129        69,502        3,881,727  

Alice W. Handy

     74,847,806        1,204,125        68,950        3,881,727  

Catherine R. Kinney

     76,005,721        46,253        68,907        3,881,727  

Wendy E. Lane

     75,996,709        54,878        69,294        3,881,727  

Jacques P. Perold

     75,252,282        799,324        69,275        3,881,727  

Linda H. Riefler

     74,948,212        1,103,763        68,906        3,881,727  

George W. Siguler

     75,408,964        642,318        69,599        3,881,727  

Marcus L. Smith

     75,834,280        217,102        69,499        3,881,727  

With respect to the foregoing Proposal 1, each director was elected and received the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast “for” or “against” him or her at the Annual Meeting.

 

(b) Proposal 2 – Approval, by non-binding vote, of the Company’s executive compensation.

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Vote

75,224,536

  829,642   66,703   3,881,727

The foregoing Proposal 2 was approved.

 

(c) Proposal 3 – Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for fiscal year 2018.

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

77,220,559

  2,600,760   181,289

The foregoing Proposal 3 was ratified.


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.

 

 

MSCI Inc.

Date: May 10, 2018

 

By:

 

/s/ Henry A. Fernandez

 

Name:

 

Henry A. Fernandez

 

Title:

 

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer