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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 7, 2018
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 7, 2018, Appian Corporation (the “Company”) held a virtual annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on two proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 27, 2018 (the “Proxy Statement”). At the beginning of the Annual Meeting, there were 16,990,726 shares of Class A common stock and 38,897,106 shares of Class B common stock present at the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy, which represented approximately 91% of the combined voting power of the shares of Class A common stock and Class B common stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting (voting together as a single class), and which constituted a quorum for the transaction of business. Holders of the Company’s Class A common stock were entitled to one vote for each share held as of the close of business on April 9, 2018 (the “Record Date”), and holders of the Company’s Class B common stock were entitled to ten votes for each share held as of the Record Date. Set forth below are the results of the matters submitted for a vote of stockholders at the Annual Meeting.
Proposal No. 1: Election of seven nominees to serve as directors until the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successors are elected and qualified. The votes were cast as follows:
Robert C. Kramer
A.G.W. "Jack" Biddle, III
Prashanth "PV" Boccassam
Michael G. Devine
Barbara "Bobbie" Kilberg
Michael J. Mulligan
All nominees were elected.
Proposal No. 2: Ratification of the appointment of BDO USA, LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018. The votes were cast as follows:
Ratification of appointment of BDO USA, LLP
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Date: June 7, 2018
/s/ Mark Lynch
Chief Financial Officer