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 13, 2012
SYNERGETICS USA, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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On December 13, 2012, at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Synergetics USA, Inc. (the “Company”), the Company’s stockholders approved Amendment No. 2 (“Amendment No. 2”) to the Amended and Restated Synergetics USA, Inc. 2005 Non-Employee Directors’ Stock Option Plan (the “Plan”). Amendment No. 2 increased the number of shares of Common Stock authorized for issuance under the Plan from 400,000 to 700,000. Otherwise, the terms of the Plan remain unchanged.
The foregoing summary of Amendment No. 2 is qualified in its entirety by reference to Amendment No. 2, a copy of which was filed as Appendix A to the Company’s proxy statement relating to the Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 14, 2012, and is incorporated herein by reference.
The following is a summary of the matters voted on at the Company’s Annual Meeting held on December 13, 2012.
(a) Robert H. Dick was elected as a Class C director to serve a two-year term ending in 2014, and each of Juanita H. Hinshaw and Patricia S. Williams was elected as a Class A director to serve a three-year term ending in 2015, as follows:
(b) Amendment No. 2 to the Plan was approved, as follows:
(c) The Company’s executive officer compensation was approved by the following non-binding advisory vote:
(d) Holding an advisory vote on executive compensation every year was approved by the following non-binding advisory vote:
Until the next required vote on the frequency of stockholder advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s executive officers, the Company intends to hold an advisory vote on executive compensation annually.
(e) The appointment of UHY LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2013 was ratified by the following shareholder vote:
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.