UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 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 21, 2020

BEYOND MEAT, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) 
Delaware
 
001-38879
 
26-4087597
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
119 Standard Street
El Segundo, California 90245
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(866) 756-4112
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
 
Trading Symbol(s)
 
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value
 
BYND
 
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).                              Emerging growth company x
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. x
 




Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The 2020 annual meeting of stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") of Beyond Meat, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), was held on May 21, 2020. A summary of the matters voted on at the Annual Meeting by the Company’s stockholders is set forth below.
1.
The Company’s stockholders elected each of the following directors as Class I directors to serve until the Company’s 2023 annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successors have been duly elected and qualified by the following votes:

NOMINEE
 
FOR
 
WITHHELD
 
BROKER NON-VOTES
Seth Goldman
 
16,196,230

 
3,219,499

 
19,933,233

Christopher Isaac "Biz" Stone
 
15,846,832

 
3,568,897

 
19,933,233

Kathy N. Waller
 
15,934,289

 
3,472,440

 
19,993,233


2.
The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2020 by the following votes:

FOR
 
AGAINST
 
ABSTAIN
 
BROKER NON-VOTES
38,887,430
 
248,282
 
213,250
 
0







SIGNATURES

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.

BEYOND MEAT, INC.
 
 
By:
/s/ Mark J. Nelson
 
Mark J. Nelson
 
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Date: May 27, 2020





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