Corning Inc Ny (GLW) SEC Filing 8-K Material Event for the period ending Thursday, April 29, 2021

Corning Inc Ny

CIK: 24741 Ticker: GLW
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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 29, 2021

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

New York 1-3247 16-0393470
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission (IRS Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
One Riverfront Plaza, Corning, New York 14831
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (607) 974-9000

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

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

      Trading       Name of each exchange
Title of each class Symbol(s) on which registered
Common Stock GLW New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

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.

The regular annual meeting of the stockholders of Corning Incorporated (the “Company”) was held in Corning, New York, on April 29, 2021, to vote on the proposals described below. Proxies for the meeting were solicited pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All nominees for director listed below were elected. The term of office for each director will be until the next annual meeting or until their successors shall be elected and qualified.

Proposal 1. Election of Directors. The following Directors were elected by the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast:

Name       Votes For       Votes Against       Abstain       Non-Votes
Donald W. Blair   545,824,396 2,337,209 1,067,218   99,628,860
Leslie A. Brun   502,617,411 45,581,517 1,029,895   99,628,860
Stephanie A. Burns   491,137,586 57,141,435 949,802   99,628,860
Richard T. Clark   535,786,830 12,363,106 1,078,887   99,628,860
Robert F. Cummings, Jr.   532,734,731 15,401,521 1,092,571   99,628,860
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.   537,108,257 11,118,279 1,002,287   99,628,860
Deborah A. Henretta   542,929,750 5,326,772 972,301   99,628,860
Daniel P. Huttenlocher   546,073,356 2,091,650 1,063,817   99,628,860
Kurt M. Landgraf   524,766,593 23,390,553 1,071,677   99,628,860
Kevin J. Martin   541,109,948 7,055,146 1,063,729   99,628,860
Deborah D. Rieman   521,720,555 26,542,465 965,803   99,628,860
Hansel E. Tookes II   513,221,525 34,870,524 1,136,774   99,628,860
Wendell P. Weeks   519,721,085 25,092,855 4,414,883   99,628,860
Mark S. Wrighton   542,208,110 5,954,723 1,065,990   99,628,860

In addition, the stockholders voted on the following proposals and cast their votes as described below:

Proposal 2. Advisory Vote to Approve the Company’s Executive Compensation (“Say on Pay”):

Votes For Votes Against Abstain Non-Votes
496,084,124 50,192,383 2,952,316 99,628,860

Proposal 3. Ratification of the Appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the Year Ended December 31, 2021:

Votes For Votes Against Abstain Non-Votes
625,536,820 22,307,679 1,013,184 99,628,860

Proposal 4. Approval of the 2021 Long-Term Incentive Plan:

Votes For Votes Against Abstain Non-Votes
528,531,600 18,584,845  2,112,378 99,628,860


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.

By: /s/ Linda E. Jolly
Name:  Linda E. Jolly
Title: Vice President and Corporate Secretary
Date: April 29, 2021

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Ticker: GLW
CIK: 24741
Form Type: 8-K Corporate News
Accession Number: 0001206774-21-001305
Submitted to the SEC: Thu Apr 29 2021 4:32:17 PM EST
Accepted by the SEC: Thu Apr 29 2021
Period: Thursday, April 29, 2021
Industry: Drawing And Insulating Of Nonferrous Wire
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