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):
July 27, 2018
American Superconductor Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
114 East Main Street
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (978) 842-3000
(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 July 27, 2018, American Superconductor Corporation (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at which the Company’s stockholders took the following actions:
1. The Company’s stockholders elected the following directors to the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”):
Vikram S. Budhraja
Arthur H. House
Daniel P. McGahn
David R. Oliver, Jr.
John W. Wood, Jr.
There were 7,609,918 broker non-votes for each director.
2. The Company’s stockholders voted to ratify the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of RSM US LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the current fiscal year by a vote of 13,874,668 shares of common stock for, 111,650 shares of common stock against and 93,510 shares of common stock abstaining.
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.
AMERICAN SUPERCONDUCTOR CORPORATION
Date: August 1, 2018
/s/ John W. Kosiba, Jr.
John W. Kosiba, Jr.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer