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

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) – June 13, 2017

 

VUZIX CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

001-35955 04-3392453
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

25 Hendrix Road, Suite A,

West Henrietta NY 14586

(Address of principal executive offices)(Zipcode)

 

(585) 359-5900

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

 

Copies to:

Gregory Sichenzia, Esq.

Jeff Cahlon, Esq.

Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP

61 Broadway, 32nd Floor

New York, New York 10006

Phone: (212) 930-9700

Fax: (212) 930-9725

 

 

Not Applicable

(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:

 

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Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

 

On June 15, 2017, Tim Harned Boris was appointed to the board of directors of Vuzix Corporation (the “Company”). Mr. Harned will also serve on the audit committee and nominating committees of the Company’s board of directors.

 

On June 15, 2017, Paul Boris was re-appointed to the board of directors of the Company. Mr. Boris had previously been appointed to the board of directors on June 20, 2016 and he resigned from the board on May 8, 2017 when he joined the Company as its Chief Operating Officer.

  

Item 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

On June 13, 2017, the Company held its annual meeting of stockholders. At the annual meeting, Paul J. Travers, Grant Russell, Edward Kay, Alexander Ruckdaeschel and Michael Scott were each elected as directors of the Company to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders or until their successors have been elected and qualified, and stockholders ratified the board of directors’ appointment of Freed Maxick, CPAs, P.C. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2017.The final voting results on these matters were as follows:

 

 1.  Election of Directors:

 

Name   Votes For   Votes Withheld   Broker Non-Votes
Paul J. Travers   10,864,201   199,183   8,075,415
Grant Russell   10,862,011   201,373   8,075,415
Edward Kay   10,779,071              284,313   8,075,415
Alexander Ruckdaeschel   10,411,136   652,248   8,075,415
Michael Scott           10,775,592   287,792   8,075,415

 

2.  Ratification of appointment of Freed Maxick, CPAs, P.C. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2017:

 

Votes For   Votes Against   Votes Abstained  
18,792,501   308,829   37,469  

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Date: June 19, 2017 VUZIX CORPORATION
 

 

By:

 

/s/ Grant Russell

   

Grant Russell

Chief Financial Officer