SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 13, 2016
WESTELL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State of other jurisdiction
750 North Commons Drive, Aurora, Illinois
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (630) 898-2500
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS
The Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of the Company was held on September 13, 2016. At the Annual Meeting, the stockholders voted on the following three proposals and cast their votes as described below.
Proposal 1-Election of Directors:
Each person duly elected at the Annual Meeting to serve as a director until the Company’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders received the number of votes indicated beside his or her name below.
J. Thomas Gruenwald
Jeannie H. Diefenderfer
Robert W. Foskett
Dennis O. Harris
Martin D. Hernandez
Robert C. Penny III
Proposal 2-Ratification of the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP, independent auditors, as auditors for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017. This proposal was approved.
Appointment of independent auditors
Proposal 3-Advisory Vote to approve Executive Compensation, as described in the proxy materials. This proposal was approved.
Advisory Vote to approve Executive Compensation
On September 16, 2016, Westell Technologies, Inc. responded to Cove Street Capital, LLC’s August 11, 2016 letter. A copy of the letter is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
Letter to Cove Street Capital, LLC, dated September 16, 2016.
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.
WESTELL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
September 16, 2016
/s/ Thomas P. Minichiello
Thomas P. Minichiello
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer,
Treasurer and Secretary