SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 24, 2018
(EXACT NAME OF REGISTRANT AS SPECIFIED IN CHARTER)
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(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1 North Brentwood Boulevard, 15th Floor
St. Louis, Missouri 63105
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Item 8.01 Other Events
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 24, 2018, the Belden Inc. (the “Company”) held its regular Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The stockholders considered three proposals. The results of the voting were as follows:
Proposal 1: Election of Ten Directors for a One-Year Term.
Shares Voted For
Shares Voted Against
Lance C. Balk
Steven W. Berglund
Diane D. Brink
Judy L. Brown
Bryan C. Cressey
Jonathan C. Klein
John M. Monter
John S. Stroup
Proposal 2: Ratification of Ernst & Young as Independent Registered Public Accountant.
Proposal 3: Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On May 24, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) elected David J. Aldrich to serve as Lead Independent Director. Mr. Aldrich has been a director of the Company since 2007, most recently serving as Chair of the Compensation Committee, a role in which he will continue. Bryan Cressey, who has served as Lead Independent Director since 2016 and as a director since 1985, will continue to serve on the Board.
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: May 29, 2018
/s/ Brian E. Anderson
Brian E. Anderson
Senior Vice President-Legal, General
Counsel and Corporate Secretary