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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

 
FORM 8-K
 

 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
May 8, 2017

AROTECH CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
 
0-23336
 
95-4302784
(State or other jurisdiction
 
(Commission
 
(IRS Employer
of incorporation)
 
File Number)
 
Identification No.)

1229 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan
 
48108
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
 
(800) 281-0356

                                                                                                      
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
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Item 2.02
Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On May 8, 2017, Arotech Corporation (the “Registrant”) publicly disseminated an earnings release (the “Release”) announcing its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. A copy of the Release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

The information included in the attached Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K, insofar as it discloses historical information regarding the Registrant’s results of operations and financial condition as of and for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. In accordance with General Instructions B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 5.02
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Effective as of the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Registrant held on May 8, 2017, Mr. Richard I. Rudy and Ms. Carol J. Battershell completed their terms of office as directors and ceased to act as directors of the Registrant. The decision of Mr. Rudy and Ms. Battershell not to stand for re-election as directors was not related to any disagreement with the Registrant, known to an executive officer of the registrant, on any matter relating to the Registrant’s operations, policies or practices.

Item 5.07
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 8, 2017, at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Registrant, the stockholders of the Registrant voted on the following proposals with the following results:

1.
Election of Directors.
 
   
Votes For
   
Votes Withheld
 
Lawrence F. Hagenbuch
 
7,161,236
   
3,034,059
 
 
(Directors whose terms of office continued after the meeting were Jon B. Kutler, Michael E. Marrus, Kenneth W. Cappell, and James J. Quinn)
 

2.
Ratifying the appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the Company’s independent accountants for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.

Votes For
   
Votes Against
   
Abstentions
 
20,477,361
    550,844     171,681  

3.
Adopting the 2017 Non-Employee Director Equity Compensation Plan.

Votes For
   
Votes Against
   
Abstentions
 
8,817,645      290,007      1,087,643  

Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

As described above, the following Exhibits are furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K:

Exhibit
Number
Description
99.1


SIGNATURES

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.
 
AROTECH CORPORATION
 
 
(Registrant)
 
 
/s/ Yaakov Har-Oz
 
Name:
Yaakov Har-Oz
 
Title:
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Dated:          May 9, 2017