ModusLink Global Solutions ™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK) held its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) earlier today. The proposals considered at the Annual Meeting are described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 29, 2013.
At the Annual Meeting, stockholders elected Anthony Bergamo as a Class II Director (Proposal 1) and approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers (Proposal 3) as reported in the proxy statement.
The Company adjourned the Annual Meeting to allow for additional time for stockholders to vote on Proposal 2 to amend the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation to declassify the Board of Directors. The Annual Meeting will reconvene on January 15, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time at the offices of Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, located at 65 East 55th Street, New York, NY 10022 for the purpose of holding a stockholder vote on Proposal 2.
Proposal 2 would eliminate the classification of the Board and provide instead for the annual election of Directors commencing with the Company’s 2014 annual meeting of stockholders, which will be held after the fiscal year ending on July 31, 2014.During the period of the adjournment, ModusLink will continue to solicit proxies from its stockholders with respect to Proposal 2. Stockholders who have already voted need not take any action on the proposal, although they may change their vote for the proposal by executing a new proxy, revoking a previously given proxy, in the manner set forth in ModusLink’s proxy statement. ModusLink encourages all stockholders who have not yet voted on Proposal 2 to do so before January 15, 2014. If stockholders need any assistance in voting their shares, please contact our proxy solicitor, MacKenzie Partners, Inc. at 800-322-2885 or via email at email@example.com. This information is being provided to stockholders in addition to ModusLink’s definitive proxy statement, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on October 29, 2013. Copies of ModusLink’s definitive proxy statement and any other materials filed by the Company with the SEC can be obtained free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or from the Company’s website at www.moduslink.com . Please read the complete proxy statement, the accompanying materials and any additional proxy soliciting materials that ModusLink may file with the SEC carefully before you make a voting decision as they contain important information. Only stockholders who held the Company’s common stock as of the record date of October 21, 2013 are eligible to vote. ModusLink, its directors and certain of its executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from stockholders. Detailed information regarding the identity of the potential participants, and their direct or indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, is set forth in ModusLink’s definitive proxy statement. About ModusLink Global Solutions ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK) executes comprehensive supply chain and logistics services that are designed to improve clients’ revenue, cost, sustainability and customer experience objectives. ModusLink is a trusted and integrated provider to the world’s leading companies in consumer electronics, communications, computing, medical devices, software and retail. The Company’s operating infrastructure annually supports more than $80 billion of its clients’ revenue and manages approximately 451 million product shipments through more than 25 sites across North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region. For details on ModusLink’s flexible and scalable solutions visit www.moduslink.com and www.valueunchained.com, the blog for supply chain professionals. ModusLink Global Solutions is a registered trademark of ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. All other company names and products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.