SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934
May 17, 2012 (May 14, 2012)
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
Pitney Bowes Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission file number)
1 Elmcroft Road
Stamford, Connecticut 06926-0700
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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 Company’s Annual Meeting was held on May 14, 2012.
Proposals 1 and 2 submitted to the Stockholders were approved by the requisite voting power required for approval of the respective proposal. Proposal 3 submitted to the stockholders was not approved. The results of the voting on the matters submitted to the stockholders are as follows:
Proposal 1 – Election of Directors
The following individuals were elected to serve as directors of the Company for a one year expiring at the 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Rodney C. Adkins
Ann M. Busquet
Anne Sutherland Fuchs
James H. Keyes
Murray D. Martin
Michael I. Roth
David L. Shedlarz
David B. Snow, Jr.
Robert E. Weissman
Proposal 2 – Ratification of the Audit Committee’s Appointment of the Independent Accountants for 2012
The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2012 was ratified. The voting results were as follows:
Proposal 3 – Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
The advisory vote on executive compensation was not approved. The voting results were as follows:
The board of directors and the Executive Compensation Committee will consider the voting results when making future decisions regarding the executive compensation program.
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.
Pitney Bowes Inc.
May 17, 2012
/s/ Amy C. Corn
Amy C. Corn
Vice President, Secretary and Chief Governance Officer