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 1, 2018|
HIGHPOWER INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
Building A1, Luoshan Industrial Zone, Shanxia, Pinghu, Longgang, Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518111, China
|Registrant’s telephone number, including area code||(86) 755-89686238|
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|Item 5.07||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.|
Presented below are the voting results for the proposals (described in detail in our Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 18, 2018, the relevant portions of which are incorporated herein by reference) submitted to our stockholders at our Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on December 1, 2018 ("Annual Meeting").
At the Annual Meeting, stockholders representing 12,914,933 shares or 83.0% of the 15,559,658 shares of common stock outstanding on the record date of October 5, 2017, were present in person or by proxy, constituting a quorum for the purposes of the Annual Meeting.
|Proposal 1||The following nominees were elected by a plurality of the shares present in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting to serve until our 2019 annual meeting of stockholders with the following vote:|
|Dan Yu (George) Pan||6,698,205||1,104,524|
|Wen Liang Li||6,366,085||1,436,644|
|Ping (David) Li||6,694,963||1,107,766|
|T. Joseph Fisher III||6,367,235||1,435,494|
|Proposal 2||The appointment of Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year ending December 31, 2018, was ratified by at least the affirmative vote of the votes cast with the following vote:|
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.
|Dated: December 5, 2018||Highpower International, Inc.|
|/s/||Shengbin (Sunny) Pan|
|By:||Shengbin (Sunny) Pan|
|Its:||Chief Financial Officer|