SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): April 13, 2017 (April 12, 2017)
Adobe Systems Incorporated
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
345 Park Avenue
San Jose, California 95110-2704
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (408) 536-6000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(e) Amendment and Restatement of 2003 Equity Incentive Plan
On April 12, 2017, at the 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Adobe Systems Incorporated (the “Company”), the Company’s stockholders approved the Adobe Systems Incorporated 2003 Equity Incentive Plan (the “2003 Plan”) as amended to increase the available share reserve by 10 million shares as described in our definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 3, 2017 (the “Proxy Statement”). The amended 2003 Plan previously had been approved, subject to stockholder approval, by the Executive Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board of Directors”).
A summary of the amended 2003 Plan is set forth in our Proxy Statement. That summary and the foregoing description of the amendment are qualified in their entirety by reference to the text of the amended 2003 Plan, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the Annual Meeting, held on April 12, 2017, the Company’s stockholders approved the five proposals listed below. The final results for the votes regarding each proposal are set forth in the following tables. Each of these proposals is described in detail in the Company’s Proxy Statement.
1. Elect ten members of the Board of Directors, each to serve for a one-year term:
2. Approve the Adobe Systems Incorporated 2003 Equity Incentive Plan to increase the available share reserve by 10 million shares.
3. Ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for our fiscal year ending on December 1, 2017.
4. Approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers.
5. Approve, on an advisory basis, the frequency of the advisory vote on executive compensation.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Incorporated by Reference
2003 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED
Date: April 13, 2017
/s/ Mark Garrett
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer