Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): June 7, 2023
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Item 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Stem, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 7, 2023 (the “2023 Annual Meeting”), at which the Company’s stockholders voted on the following matters, which are described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on April 21, 2023:
Proposal 1: to elect three Class II directors;
Proposal 2: to amend and restate our Second Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation (the “Certificate of Incorporation”) to provide for the declassification of our Board of Directors over a five-year period, and to make corresponding updates to director removal provisions;
Proposal 3: to amend and restate our Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate supermajority voting requirements to amend our Certificate of Incorporation and our Bylaws;
Proposal 4: to amend and restate our Certificate of Incorporation to provide exculpation from liability for certain officers of the Company in accordance with recent amendments to Delaware law;
Proposal 5: to ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2023; and
Proposal 6: to approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers.
At the 2023 Annual Meeting, a total of 97,046,936 shares of the Company’s common stock entitled to vote, or approximately 62% of the total shares entitled to vote, were present or represented by proxy.
Proposal 1 – Election of Directors. The following Class II director nominees were elected for a three-year term,
or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified:
Adam E. Daley
Lisa L. Troe
Proposal 2 – Amendment and Restatement of our Certificate of Incorporation to Declassify our Board of Directors over a Five-year Period.Proposal 2 did not receive the required affirmative vote of at least 66 ⅔% of the Company’s outstanding shares of common stock entitled to vote.
Proposal 3 – Amendment and Restatement of our Certificate of Incorporation to Eliminate Supermajority Voting Requirements to Amend our Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws. Proposal 3 did not receive the required affirmative vote of at least 66 ⅔% of the Company’s outstanding shares of common stock entitled to vote.
Proposal 4 – Amendment and Restatement of our Certificate of Incorporation to Limit the Liability of Certain Officers of the Company, in accordance with Recent Amendments to Delaware Law.Proposal 4 did not receive the required affirmative vote of at least 66 ⅔% of the Company’s outstanding shares of common stock entitled to vote.
Proposal 5 – Ratification of Independent Auditor for 2023. Stockholders ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2023, by the following votes:
Proposal 6 – Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation. Stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers by the following votes:
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.