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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): April 30, 2020
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (607) 974-9000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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John A. Canning, Jr., 75, Chairman, Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, retired from the Corning Incorporated (the “Company”) Board of Directors after the April 30, 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and after nearly 10 years of service as a Director of the Company.
The regular annual meeting of the stockholders of the Company was held in Corning, New York, on April 30, 2020, to vote on the proposals described below. Proxies for the meeting were solicited pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All nominees for director listed below were elected. The term of office for each director will be until the next annual meeting or until their successors shall be elected and qualified.
Proposal 1. Election of Directors. The following Directors were elected by the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast:
In addition, the stockholders voted on the following proposals and cast their votes as described below:
Proposal 2. Advisory Vote to Approve the Company’s Executive Compensation (“Say on Pay”):
Proposal 3. Ratification of the Appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the Year Ended December 31, 2020:
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 1, 2020