Varian Medical Systems Inc (VAR) SEC Filing 8-K Material Event for the period ending Thursday, February 14, 2019

Varian Medical Systems Inc

CIK: 203527 Ticker: VAR













Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 14, 2019
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 1-7598 94-2359345

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

(Commission File


(I.R.S. Employer

 Identification No.) 


3100 Hansen Way, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1030
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(650) 493-4000
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on February 14, 2019 (the “Stockholders’ Meeting”). The Company’s stockholders voted on the following three proposals at the Stockholders’ Meeting and cast their votes as set forth in the following tables. Each of these proposals is described in detail in the Company’s Proxy Statement.


Proposal One:


Elect the following individuals as directors for one-year terms ending with the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders:


  For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
Anat Ashkenazi 72,524,028 167,930 94,110 7,469,761
Jeffrey R. Balser 72,273,997 418,488 93,583 7,469,761
Judy Bruner 72,195,273 504,377 86,418 7,469,761
Jean-Luc Butel 72,330,693 364,726 90,649 7,469,761
Regina E. Dugan 71,982,526 717,338 86,204 7,469,761
R. Andrew Eckert 71,443,901 1,260,951 81,216 7,469,761
Timothy E. Guertin 72,188,825 516,305 80,938 7,469,761
David J. Illingworth 71,849,470 847,954 88,644 7,469,761
Dow R. Wilson 72,331,506 371,129 83,433 7,469,761


Proposal Two:


Approve, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers:


For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
68,056,711 4,563,376 165,981 7,469,761


Proposal Three:


Ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2019:


For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes (1)
77,376,298 2,750,766 128,765


(1) Pursuant to the rules of the New York Stock Exchange, this proposal constituted a routine matter. Therefore, brokers were permitted to vote without receipt of instructions from beneficial owners.







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.


  Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
  By: /s/ John W. Kuo
  Name: John W. Kuo
  Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary



Dated: February 19, 2019 



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Varian Medical Systems Inc's Definitive Proxy Statement (Form DEF 14A) filed after their 2019 10-K Annual Report includes:

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Ticker: VAR
CIK: 203527
Form Type: 8-K Corporate News
Accession Number: 0001144204-19-008972
Submitted to the SEC: Wed Feb 20 2019 6:02:26 AM EST
Accepted by the SEC: Wed Feb 20 2019
Period: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Industry: Electromedical And Electrotherapeutic Apparatus
  1. Vote of Security Holders

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