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 5, 2018
LeMaitre Vascular, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|63 Second Avenue|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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|Item 5.07.||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.|
(a) On June 5, 2018, the Company held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting). A total of 19,299,766 shares of the Companys common stock were entitled to vote as of April 9, 2018, the record date for the Annual Meeting, of which 17,656,406 shares were present in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting.
(b) Matters voted upon by the stockholders at the Annual Meeting were: (i) the election of three Class III directors nominated by the Board of Directors for three-year terms and (ii) the ratification of the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for 2018.
Set forth below is information concerning each matter submitted to a vote at the Annual Meeting.
Proposal No. 1 Election of Directors
By a majority of votes cast, the stockholders elected the following three nominees as Class III directors for a term of three years expiring upon the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until his successor has been duly elected and qualified. Lawrence J. Jasinski received a vote of 11,779,506 shares for, 4,223,310 shares withheld and 1,653,590 broker non-votes. John J. OConnor received a vote of 15,393,190 shares for, 609,626 shares withheld and 1,653,590 broker non-votes. Joseph P. Pellegrino, Jr. received a vote of 13,831,774 shares for, 2,171,042 shares withheld and 1,653,590 broker non-votes.
Proposal No. 2 Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
By a majority of votes cast, the stockholders ratified the selection of Grant Thornton LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2018 with a vote of 17,593,284 shares for and 19,604 shares against, with 43,518 shares abstaining.
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.
|LEMAITRE VASCULAR, INC.|
|Dated: June 8, 2018||By||/s/ Joseph P. Pellegrino, Jr.|
|Name: Joseph P. Pellegrino, Jr.|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer and Secretary|