Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK)
2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
January 06, 2012 1:00 pm ET
David Gennarelli -
Pascal W. Di Fronzo - Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
You may proceed.
Thank you. Good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining today's conference call for a special shareholders' meeting. As the operator noted, I'm Dave Gennarelli, Director of Investor Relations at Autodesk. Today's conference call is being broadcast live via audio webcast. In addition, a replay of the call will be available on our website at autodesk.com/investor.
I'd now like to turn the call over to Pascal Di Fronzo, Autodesk Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.
Pascal W. Di Fronzo
Thank you, Dave. I also like to welcome you to Autodesk's 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. As Dave mentioned, I'm Pascal Di Fronzo. I'm Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Autodesk, and I will be conducting the formal business portion of the meeting today.
I now call the meeting to order. I have proof by affidavit from Broadridge Financial Solutions that notice of this meeting has been duly given and that a proxy statement and proxy card have been furnished or made available to all stockholders of record as of November 7, 2011. As the inspector of election, I have signed an oath of office. The affidavit of mailing and the oath of inspector of election will be filed with the minutes of this meeting. We have been informed by Broadridge that we have present in person or -- and by proxy a sufficient number of shares to constitute a quorum, so I can tell you that the meeting is duly constituted.
We will vote by proxy ballot today. If you have already turned in a proxy, then it is not necessary to vote now, because we will count your proxy. If you did not turn in a proxy or if you wish to change your vote, please raise your hand so that we may give you a blank proxy card to use for voting. We will collect these ballots at the end of the voting portion of the meeting.
It is now 10:11 on January 6, 2012, and the polls for each matter to be voted on at this meeting are now open.
First item of formal business is the adoption of the -- of Autodesk 2012 Employee Stock Plan as described in the proxy statement. Those of you who are voting should mark your ballots now.
The final item of business is the adoption of Autodesk 2012 Outside Directors' Stock Plan as described in the proxy statement. Those of you who are voting should mark your ballots now.
If you have voted today, please raise your hand so that we may collect your ballot and have it recorded by the inspector of election.
It is now 10:13 on January 6, 2012, and the polls for each matter to be voted on at this meeting are now closed.
Based upon all the proxies and ballots received prior to commencement of the meeting and subject to final adjustment of the numbers for any ballots collected here today, I can tell you that the 2012 Employee Stock Plan has been approved. The 2012 Outside Directors' Stock Plan has been approved.
This concludes the formal business portion of the meeting. We will now adjourn the formal portion of the special meeting of stockholders. I will now turn the meeting back over to Dave Gennarelli.
Thank you, everyone. That concludes our meeting. And operator, we can disconnect now. Thank you.
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