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 20, 2016
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
25 Hendrix Road, Suite A,
West Henrietta NY 14586
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zipcode)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
Gregory Sichenzia, Esq.
Jeff Cahlon, Esq.
Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP
61 Broadway, 32nd Floor
New York, New York 10006
Phone: (212) 930-9700
Fax: (212) 930-9725
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On June 20, 2016, Paul Boris was appointed to the board of directors of Vuzix Corporation (the “Company”). Mr. Boris will also serve on the nominating and compensation committees of the Company’s board of directors. Mr. Boris had previously been appointed to the board of directors on June 1, 2016 and his initial term expired at the shareholder meeting (see Item 5.07 below).
|Item 5.07.||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.|
On June 20, 2016, the Company held its annual meeting of stockholders. At the annual meeting, Paul J. Travers, Grant Russell, Edward Kay, Alexander Ruckdaeschel and Michael Scott were each elected as directors of the Company to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders or until their successors have been elected and qualified, stockholders ratified the board of directors’ appointment of Freed Maxick, CPAs, P.C. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2016, and stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement of the Company’s named executive officers. The final voting results on these matters were as follows:
1. Election of Directors:
|Name||Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker Non-Votes|
|Paul J. Travers||10,209,389||42,041||5,807,729|
2. Ratification of appointment of Freed Maxick, CPAs, P.C. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2015:
|Votes For||Votes Against||Votes Abstained|
3. Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement of the Company’s named executive officers.
|Votes For||Votes Against||Votes Abstained||Broker Non-Votes|
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: June 24, 2016||VUZIX CORPORATION|
/s/ Grant Russell
Chief Financial Officer