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): May 18, 2017
FUEL TECH, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
Fuel Tech, Inc.
27601 Bella Vista Parkway
Warrenville, IL 60555-1617
(Address and telephone number of principal executive offices)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 18 2017, Fuel Tech, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders, at which the stockholders voted upon: (a) the election of Vincent J. Arnone, Douglas G. Bailey, James J. Markowsky, Thomas S. Shaw, Jr. and Dennis L. Zeitler to the Company’s Board of Directors until the Company’s next Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified; (b) a proposal to adopt an amendment to the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation to: (i) effect a reverse stock split of the Company’s outstanding Common Stock at a ratio of not less than one-for-five (1:5) and not more than one-for-ten (1:10), and (ii) to reduce proportionately the shares of Common Stock authorized for issuances; (c) the ratification of the appointment of RSM US LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm; (d) an advisory vote on executive compensation; and (e) an advisory vote on the frequency of the executive compensation advisory vote.
The stockholders elected all five directors, approved the amendment to the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation, approved the ratification of the appointment of RSM US LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm and approved, on an advisory, non-binding basis, Fuel Tech’s executive compensation and conducting the executive compensation advisory vote on an annual basis.
The number of votes cast for or against (or withheld) and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter voted upon, as applicable, are set forth below.
Proposal 1: Election of Directors
Vincent J. Arnone
Douglas G. Bailey
James J. Markowsky
Thomas S. Shaw, Jr.
Dennis L. Zeitler
Proposal 2: A proposal to adopt an amendment to the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation to: (i) effect a reverse stock split of the Company’s outstanding Common Stock at a ratio of not less than one-for-five (1:5) and not more than one-for-ten (1:10), and (ii) to reduce proportionately the shares of Common Stock authorized for issuances
Proposal 3: Ratification of RSM US LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm
Proposal 4: Advisory vote on executive compensation
Proposal 5: Advisory vote on the frequency of executive compensation vote
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.
Fuel Tech, Inc.
Date: May 19, 2017
By: /s/ Albert G. Grigonis
Albert G. Grigonis
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and