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

 
 

July 23, 2020 (July 22, 2020)

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported)

 
 

ULTRALIFE CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

000-20852

16-1387013

(State of incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

2000 Technology Parkway, Newark, New York 14513

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

(315) 332-7100

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

None

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Common Stock, $0.10 par value per share

ULBI

NASDAQ

(Title of each class)

(Trading Symbol)

(Name of each exchange on which registered)

 

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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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 ☐

 

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

 

On July 22, 2020, Ultralife Corporation (“the Company”) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). Only shareholders of record at the close of business on May 26, 2020 (the “Record Date”) were entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. As of the Record Date, there were 15,886,616 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote, of which 14,676,113 (92.4%) were present in person or by proxy, representing a quorum. The results of shareholder voting on the proposals presented were as follows:

 

1. The Company’s shareholders elected five Directors, all of whom constitute the Company’s entire Board of Directors, to serve for a term of one year and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The number of shares that (i) voted for the election of each Director, (ii) withheld authority to vote for each Director, and (iii) were broker non-votes, are set forth in the table below.

 

Director

For

Withheld

Broker Non-Votes

       

Michael D. Popielec

10,949,706

244,184

3,482,223

Thomas L. Saeli

11,007,323

186,567

3,482,223

Robert W. Shaw II

10,774,691

419,199

3,482,223

Ranjit C. Singh

9,762,250

1,431,640

3,482,223

Bradford T. Whitmore

10,798,427

395,463

3,482,223

 

 

2. The Company’s shareholders ratified the selection of the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm as Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C. for 2020. The number of shares that (i) voted for the ratification of the accounting firm, (ii) voted against the ratification, and (iii) abstained from the vote are set forth in the table below.

 

For

Against

Abstain

     

14,666,016

7,013

3,084

 

 

3. The Company’s shareholders approved an advisory resolution on executive compensation. The number of shares that (i) voted for the resolution, (ii) voted against the resolution, (iii) abstained from the vote, and (iv) were broker non-votes, are set forth in the table below.

 

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

       
11,038,106 131,054 24,730 3,482,223

 

 

4. The Company’s shareholders indicated their preference, on a non-binding advisory basis, that the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation be “3 Years”. The number of shares that (i) voted for 1 Year, (ii) voted for 2 Years, (iii) voted for 3 Years, and (iv) abstained from the vote, are set forth in the table below.

 

1 Year

2 Years

3 Years

Abstain

       
3,159,821 28,419 7,987,614 18,036

 

 

In consideration of the voting results of the Annual Meeting and other factors, the Board of Directors has determined that the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation will be three years.

 

 

5. The Company’s shareholders did not approve a shareholder proposal entitled, “Directors To Be Elected by Majority Vote”. The number of shares that (i) voted for the proposal, (ii) voted against the proposal, (iii) abstained from the vote, and (iv) were broker non-votes, are set forth in the table below.

 

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

       
4,575,757 6,518,027 100,106 3,482,223

 

 

 

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.

 

Date: July 23, 2020

 

ULTRALIFE Corporation

     
     
 

By:

/s/ Philip A. Fain

   

Philip A. Fain

   

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

 

 
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