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 5, 2012
Guidewire Software, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
1001 East Hillsdale Blvd., Suite 800
Foster City, CA 94404
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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.
On December 5, 2012, Guidewire Software, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company's stockholders voted on the following two proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the Company's definitive proxy statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on October 30, 2012:
The election of three Class I directors; and
The ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2013.
The results of the two proposals voted on by the Company's stockholders at the Annual Meeting, including the number of votes cast for or against and the number of abstentions, if applicable, and broker non-votes with respect to each matter voted upon are set forth below:
The stockholders elected each of the three persons named below to serve as a Class I director of the Company for a three-year term that expires at the Company's annual meeting of stockholders in 2015 and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The results of such vote were:
Percentage of Votes in Favor
Kenneth W. Branson
Marcus S. Ryu
Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2013. The results of such vote were:
Percentage of Votes in Favor
Ratification of the appointment of KPMG 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 hereunto duly authorized.
Date: December 6, 2012
GUIDEWIRE SOFTWARE, INC.
/s/ Karen Blasing
Chief Financial Officer