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)
December 11, 2015
Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
4401 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, California 95054
(Address of principal executive office, including zip code)
(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.
On December 11, 2015, Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, proxies representing 77,143,681 shares of the Company’s common stock, or approximately 90% of the total shares entitled to vote, were present. The matters before the Annual Meeting were described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on October 27, 2015.
Proposal One – Election of Directors. The following nominees were elected as Class I directors to serve until the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified.
John M. Donovan
Stanley J. Meresman
The Company’s Board of Directors is comprised of eight members who are divided into three classes with overlapping three-year terms. The term of the Company’s Class II directors, Asheem Chandna, James J. Goetz and Mark McLaughlin, will expire at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The term of the Company’s Class III directors, Daniel J. Warmenhoven and Carl Eschenbach, will expire at the 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Proposal Two – Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for its fiscal year ending July 31, 2016 was ratified.
Proposal Three – Advisory Resolution to Approve Executive Compensation. The Company’s stockholders cast their votes with respect to an advisory resolution to approve executive compensation as follows:
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.
PALO ALTO NETWORKS, INC.
/s/ MARK D. MCLAUGHLIN
Mark D. McLaughlin
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Date: December 14, 2015