Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 29, 2019





(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)


Cayman Islands 



(State of incorporation or organization) (Commission File No.) (I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)

c/o Maples Corporate Services Limited

P.O. Box 309

 Ugland House 

Grand Cayman


KY1 -1104

Cayman Islands 


(Zip Code)

(Address of principal executive offices)  

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (510) 623-1231


Not Applicable

(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.


SMART Global Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on January 29, 2019 at the DoubleTree Hotel, 39900 Balentine Drive, Newark, CA 94560. At the meeting, the Company’s shareholders voted on the following four proposals and cast their votes as follows:


Proposal 1 : Election of three Class II directors to the Company’s Board of Directors, each to serve until the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of shareholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified, or, if sooner, until the director’s death, resignation or removal. The director nominees were:


Nominee   For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes  
Randy Furr   16,108,128   1,781,711   8,373   3,126,213  
Ajay Shah   14,121,911   3,769,239   7,062   3,126,213  
Jason White   13,621,904   4,151,651   124,657   3,126,213  


Each director nominee was elected a Class II director of the Company.


Proposal 2: Ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2019:


For   Against   Abstain  
20,944,530   53,275   26,620  


This proposal was approved.


Proposal 3: Vote on the frequency of an advisory vote regarding compensation for named executive officers:


1 Year   2 Years   3 Years   Abstain
17,826,479   16,095   44,425   11,213


The Company’s shareholders voted to have the advisory vote take place every year.


Proposal 4: Approval of the amendment to the SMART Global Holdings, Inc. Amended and Restated 2017 Share Incentive Plan to increase the shares available for issuance by 1,500,000:


For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes
12,416,600   5,469,515   12,097   3,126,213


The Company’s shareholders approved the amendment to the SMART Global Holdings, Inc. Amended and Restated 2017 Share Incentive Plan.






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.


  SMART Global Holdings, Inc.  
  By: /s/ Bruce Goldberg  
    Name: Bruce Goldberg  
    Title: Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer  
    Date: January 30, 2019