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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 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 1, 2020

TELEFLEX INCORPORATED
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

Delaware
1-5353
23-1147939
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation or Organization)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

550 E. Swedesford Rd., Suite 400
Wayne,
PA
 
19087
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
 
 
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code
 
(610)
225-6800
 

Not applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, If Changed Since Last Report)

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, par value $1 per share
TFX
New York Stock Exchange
 


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)
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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
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.

(a) Teleflex Incorporated (the "Company") held its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders on May 1, 2020 (the “2020 Annual Meeting”). At the 2020 Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on:

the election of three directors of the Company to serve for a term of three years or until their successors have been duly elected and qualified;
the approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers; and
the ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2020.

(b) The final voting results with respect to each proposal are set forth below.

1.    Election of Directors

Name
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
George Babich, Jr.
37,415,461
1,961,939
36,160
1,803,160
Gretchen R. Haggerty
39,092,139
285,909
35,512
1,803,160
Liam J. Kelly
37,299,317
1,871,857
242,386
1,803,160

2.    Advisory Vote on Compensation of Named Executive Officers

For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
37,319,389
1,983,755
110,416
1,803,160

3.    Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
39,711,518
1,493,963
11,239
0








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: May 7, 2020
TELEFLEX INCORPORATED


By: /s/ James J. Leyden 
Name: James J. Leyden
Title: Corporate Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary




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