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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): June 2, 2022 (May 26, 2022)
Proterra Inc
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
001-39546
98-1551379
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
1815 Rollins Road
Burlingame, California 94010
(Address of registrant’s principal executive offices, and zip code)
(864) 438-0000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

N/A

(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 communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
  ☐ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
  ☐ Pre-commencement communication pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
  ☐ Pre-commencement communication pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
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 per share PTRA 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 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Emerging growth company ☐

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. ☐




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

On May 26, 2022, Proterra Inc (the “Company”) held its 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders virtually via audio webcast (the “Annual Meeting”). The Company’s stockholders voted on three proposals at the Annual Meeting, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 13, 2022 (the “Proxy Statement”). There were 158,980,292 shares of common stock present at the Annual Meeting, which constituted a quorum for the transaction of business.

At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on the following proposals:

1.To elect Mary Louise Krakauer, Roger M. Nielsen and Jeannine P. Sargent as Class I directors to serve until the 2025 Annual Meeting of Stockholders;

2.To vote, on an advisory basis, on the frequency of holding an advisory vote on the Company’s named executive officer compensation; and

3.To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022.

The final results for each of these proposals are as follows:

Proposal 1: Election of Directors.
Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld Broker Non-Votes
Mary Louise Krakauer 115,777,672 646,470 42,556,150
Roger M. Nielsen 115,816,156 607,986 42,556,150
Jeanine P. Sargent 94,171,908 22,252,234 42,556,150

Mary Louise Krakauer, Roger M. Nielsen and Jeannine P. Sargent were elected as Class I directors to serve until the 2025 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

Proposal 2: Advisory Vote on the Frequency of Future Advisory Votes on the Compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers.
1 Year
2 Years
3 Years
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
111,445,162 1,652,080 2,858,424 468,476 42,556,150

The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the holding of an advisory vote on the Company’s named executive officer compensation on an annual basis.

Proposal 3: Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm.
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
157,634,474 1,181,337 164,481 0

The stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022. There were no broker non-votes on this matter.




Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit Number Exhibit Description
104 Inline XBRL for the cover page of this Current Report on Form 8-K.

SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: June 2, 2022

PROTERRA INC
By:
/s/ Gareth T. Joyce
Name:
Gareth T. Joyce
Title: President and Chief Executive Officer

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