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UNITED STATES 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the 

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

May 22, 2024 

Date of Report 

(Date of earliest event reported)

 

 

 

AMAZON.COM, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   000-22513   91-1646860
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

410 Terry Avenue North, Seattle, Washington 98109-5210 

(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)

 

(206) 266-1000 

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

 

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)
¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

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

 

Title of Each Class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of Each Exchange on Which
Registered
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share   AMZN   Nasdaq Global Select Market

 

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. ¨

 

 

 

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ITEM 5.07.  SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS. 3
   
SIGNATURES 6

 

 

ITEM 5.07. SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.

 

On May 22, 2024, Amazon.com, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

 

The following nominees were elected as directors, each to hold office until the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders or until his or her successor is elected and qualified, by the vote set forth below:

 

Nominee  For   Against   Abstain   Broker
Non-Votes
 
Jeffrey P. Bezos   7,178,428,474    395,520,419    18,362,522    1,260,267,192 
Andrew R. Jassy   7,467,074,640    104,919,757    20,317,018    1,260,267,192 
Keith B. Alexander   7,488,855,654    84,451,453    19,004,308    1,260,267,192 
Edith W. Cooper   7,117,067,591    456,429,050    18,814,774    1,260,267,192 
Jamie S. Gorelick   7,262,009,164    310,078,904    20,223,347    1,260,267,192 
Daniel P. Huttenlocher   7,374,651,006    198,658,047    19,002,362    1,260,267,192 
Andrew Y. Ng   7,529,032,996    44,719,360    18,559,059    1,260,267,192 
Indra K. Nooyi   7,458,579,786    115,442,726    18,288,903    1,260,267,192 
Jonathan J. Rubinstein   6,730,127,279    841,312,680    20,871,456    1,260,267,192 
Brad D. Smith   7,532,095,432    41,132,053    19,083,930    1,260,267,192 
Patricia Q. Stonesifer   7,205,090,201    368,713,118    18,508,096    1,260,267,192 
Wendell P. Weeks   7,469,871,725    103,122,974    19,316,716    1,260,267,192 

 

The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024 was ratified by the vote set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
8,411,003,684  419,855,909  21,719,014 

 

The compensation of our named executive officers as disclosed in the proxy statement was approved in an advisory vote, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
5,878,960,949  1,687,781,127  25,569,339  1,260,267,192

 

A shareholder proposal requesting an additional board committee to oversee public policy was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
490,254,237  6,930,488,473  171,568,705  1,260,267,192

 

A shareholder proposal requesting an additional board committee to oversee the financial impact of policy positions was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
44,166,069  7,411,690,128  136,455,218  1,260,267,192

 

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A shareholder proposal requesting a report on customer due diligence was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
1,248,281,806  6,184,374,303  159,655,306  1,260,267,192

 

A shareholder proposal requesting additional reporting on lobbying was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
2,240,780,384  5,302,796,026  48,735,005  1,260,267,192

 

A shareholder proposal requesting additional reporting on gender/racial pay was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
2,221,121,179  5,338,238,279  32,951,957  1,260,267,192

 

A shareholder proposal requesting a report on viewpoint restriction was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
58,637,628  7,479,861,945  53,811,842  1,260,267,192

 

A shareholder proposal requesting additional reporting on stakeholder impacts was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
1,764,453,585  5,774,937,195  52,920,635  1,260,267,192

 

A shareholder proposal requesting a report on packaging materials was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
2,160,008,116  5,381,900,903  50,402,396  1,260,267,192

 

A shareholder proposal requesting additional reporting on freedom of association was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
2,398,484,693  5,141,991,512  51,835,210  1,260,267,192

 

A shareholder proposal requesting alternative emissions reporting was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
1,148,925,070  6,385,459,156  57,927,189  1,260,267,192

 

4

 

A shareholder proposal requesting a report on customer use of certain technologies was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
1,436,306,088  6,092,329,924  63,675,403  1,260,267,192

 

A shareholder proposal requesting a policy to disclose directors’ political and charitable donations was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
76,686,634  7,483,638,673  31,986,108  1,260,267,192

 

A shareholder proposal requesting an additional board committee to oversee artificial intelligence was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
729,956,170  6,791,566,706  70,788,539  1,260,267,192

 

A shareholder proposal requesting a report on warehouse working conditions was not approved, as set forth below:

 

For  Against  Abstain  Broker
Non-Votes
2,356,031,178  5,185,496,222  50,784,015  1,260,267,192

 

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SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

  AMAZON.COM, INC. (REGISTRANT)
     
  By:  /s/ Mark F. Hoffman
    Mark F. Hoffman
    Vice President and Secretary

 

Dated: May 24, 2024

 

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