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): May 19, 2021
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction|
|2800 Rock Creek Parkway||64117|
|North Kansas City,||Missouri|
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share||CERN||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the 2021 Annual Shareholders' Meeting (the "2021 Annual Meeting") of Cerner Corporation (the "Company"), the Company's shareholders considered and voted on four proposals, each of which is described in detail in the Company's definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 2, 2021. The following is a brief description of the matters that were voted on at the 2021 Annual Meeting and the results of such voting:
Proposal No. 1 - The election of four Class II Directors: Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr., Elder Granger, M.D., John J. Greisch and Melinda J. Mount, each to serve for a one-year term.
Final Results: Four Class II Directors: Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr., Elder Granger, M.D., John J. Greisch and Melinda J. Mount, were each elected as Class II Directors.
|Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr.||222,206,556 ||19,656,125 ||449,316||18,404,857|
|Elder Granger, M.D.||237,520,276 ||4,342,721 ||449,000||18,404,857|
|John J. Greisch||238,632,582 ||3,180,638 ||498,777||18,404,857|
|Melinda J. Mount||238,955,480 ||2,895,634 ||460,883||18,404,857|
Proposal No. 2 - The ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2021.
Final Results: The shareholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2021.
|242,080,388 ||15,830,314 ||2,806,152 |
There were no broker non-votes with respect to this proposal.
Proposal No. 3 - An advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers.
Final Results: The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers.
|213,489,911 ||27,800,641 ||1,021,445 ||18,404,857 |
Proposal No. 4 – The consideration of a shareholder proposal to eliminate supermajority voting.
Final Results: The shareholder proposal to eliminate supermajority voting was approved.
|221,182,190 ||19,982,144 ||1,147,663 ||18,404,857 |
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.
| || || ||CERNER CORPORATION|
|Date: May 24, 2021|| || ||By:|| ||/s/ Mark J. Erceg|
| || || ||Mark J. Erceg, Executive Vice President|
| || || ||and Chief Financial Officer|