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): August 7, 2017

XILINX, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 
 
 
 
 
Delaware
 
000-18548
 
77-0188631
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
 
(Commission File
Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2100 Logic Drive, San Jose, California
 
95124
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (408) 559-7778

 (Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A)

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

On August 7, 2017, Mr. Krishna Rangasayee, Executive Vice President, Global Sales of Xilinx, Inc. (the “Company”) informed the Company of his intent to resign effective August 18, 2017 to pursue other professional opportunities.  Mr. Rangasayee’s resignation was not a result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.


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

On August 9, 2017, at the 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, the Company’s stockholders approved the proposals listed below. The final results for the votes regarding each proposal are also set forth below. The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 2, 2017.
 
 
 
 
1.
 
 
Elect nine nominees for director to serve on the Board of Directors for the ensuing year or until their successors are duly elected and qualified:
 
 
 
Name
 
Votes For
 
Votes Against

 
 
Abstentions

 
 
Broker Non-Votes

 
 
 
Dennis Segers
 
198,172,848
 
 
440,913

 
 
254,608

 
 
18,142,959

 
 
 
Moshe N. Gavrielov
 
198,253,523
 
 
508,958

 
 
105,883

 
 
18,142,964

 
 
 
Saar Gillai
 
198,163,978
 
 
594,866

 
 
109,523

 
 
18,142,961

 
 
 
Ronald S. Jankov
 
198,144,187
 
 
615,208

 
 
108,972

 
 
18,142,961

 
 
 
Thomas H. Lee
 
198,327,341
 
 
432,036

 
 
108,990

 
 
18,142,961

 
 
 
J. Michael Patterson
 
196,015,367
 
 
2,737,173

 
 
115,829

 
 
18,142,959

 
 
 
Albert A. Pimentel
 
197,438,017
 
 
1,313,758

 
 
116,593

 
 
18,142,960

 
 
 
Marshall C. Turner
 
197,298,610
 
 
1,460,593

 
 
109,166

 
 
18,142,959

 
 
 
Elizabeth W. Vanderslice
 
194,693,281
 
 
4,062,896

 
 
112,189

 
 
18,142,962

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.
 
 
Approve an amendment to the Company's 1990 Employee Qualified Stock Purchase Plan to increase the number of shares reserved for issuance thereunder by 2,000,000 shares:
 
 
 
 
 
Votes For
 
Votes Against

 
 
Abstentions

 
 
Broker Non-Votes

 
 
 
 
 
197,255,723
 
 
756,248

 
 
856,081

 
 
18,143,276

 
 
 
 
3.
 
 
Approve an amendment to the Company's 2007 Equity Incentive Plan to increase the number of shares reserved for issuance thereunder by 1,900,000 shares:
 
 
 
 
 
Votes For
 
Votes Against

 
 
Abstentions

 
 
Broker Non-Votes

 
 
 
 
 
187,274,615
 
 
10,623,816

 
 
969,617

 
 
18,143,280

 
 
 
 
Based on the vote of the Company's stockholders at the 2017 Annual Meeting, the Company has determined to provide for an annual advisory stockholder vote on executive compensation.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.
 
 
 Recommend, on an advisory basis, the frequency of the advisory vote on executive compensation:
 
 
 
 
1 Year
2 Years
 
 
3 Years

 
 
Abstentions

 
 
Broker Non-Votes

 
 
 
 
184,134,542
 
156,432
 
 
14,461,769

 
 
115,304

 
 
18,143,281

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





5.
 
 
Approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers:
 
 
 
 
 
Votes For
 
Votes Against

 
 
Abstentions

 
 
Broker Non-Votes

 
 
 
 
 
195,325,548
 
 
3,254,697

 
 
287,802

 
 
18,143,281

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6.
 
 
Ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's external auditors for fiscal 2018:
 
 
 
 
 
Votes For
 
Votes Against

 
 
Abstentions

 
 
Broker Non-Votes

 
 
 
 
 
213,800,152
 
 
2,978,682

 
 
232,494

 
 










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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
XILINX, INC.
 
Date: August 11, 2017
By:
/s/ Scott Hover-Smoot
 
 
 
Scott Hover-Smoot
 
 
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and
 
 
Secretary