SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 11, 2020
WILLDAN GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
2401 East Katella Avenue, Suite 300, Anaheim, California 92806
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (800) 424-9144
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
(Nasdaq Global Market)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on June 11, 2020. At the Annual Meeting, three proposals, which are described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement, dated April 17, 2020 for the Annual Meeting (the “Proxy Statement”), were submitted to a vote of the stockholders. At the Annual Meeting, stockholders (i) elected the eight director nominees named in the Proxy Statement; (ii) ratified the appointment of Crowe LLP (“Crowe”) as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 1, 2021; and (iii) approved the Company’s named executive officer compensation, on a non-binding advisory basis.
The total number of shares entitled to vote and represented by presence or by proxy was equal to 88.91% of the total shares issued and outstanding as of the April 14, 2020 record date, thereby constituting a quorum for the purpose of the Annual Meeting. Abstentions and broker non-votes were counted for purposes of determining whether a quorum was present.
The results of the vote for each proposal were as follows:
Each individual listed below was elected to serve on the Board until the 2021 annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her respective successor is duly elected and qualified, or until his or her earlier death, resignation or removal.
Thomas D. Brisbin
Keith W. Renken
Steven A. Cohen
Raymond W. Holdsworth
Douglas J. McEachern
Dennis V. McGinn
Ratification of the Board’s appointment of Crowe LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 1, 2021.
Approval, on a non-binding advisory basis, of the Company’s named executive officer compensation.
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.
WILLDAN GROUP, INC.
Date: June 15, 2020
/s/ Stacy B. McLaughlin
Stacy B. McLaughlin
Chief Financial Officer