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): March 13, 2014



The ADT Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Delaware   001-35502   45-4517261

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification Number)


1501 Yamato Road

Boca Raton, Florida

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip code)

(561) 988-3600

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



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


(a) On March 13, 2014, The ADT Corporation (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). There were 163,038,882 shares of common stock of the Company represented in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting, constituting 88.94 % of the outstanding shares on January 15, 2014, the record date for the determination of stockholders entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, and therefore constituting a quorum. The matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting and the final results of such voting are set forth below. A more complete description of each matter is set forth in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 27, 2014.


(b) Proposal 1. The nominees for election to the Board of Directors of the Company were all elected, each until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her successor is elected and qualified, based upon the following votes:



   For      Against      Abstain      Broker Non-Votes  

Thomas Colligan

     140,079,712         5,122,392         2,981,160         14,855,618   

Richard Daly

     141,885,457         3,311,514         2,986,293         14,855,618   

Timothy Donahue

     140,650,546         3,877,403         3,655,315         14,855,618   

Robert Dutkowsky

     140,519,346         3,859,713         3,804,205         14,855,618   

Bruce Gordon

     140,140,954         5,057,865         2,984,445         14,855,618   

Naren Gursahaney

     140,438,376         5,949,250         1,795,638         14,855,618   

Bridgette Heller

     140,543,372         3,986,152         3,653,740         14,855,618   

Kathleen Hyle

     140,666,239         3,861,861         3,655,164         14,855,618   

Proposal 2. The proposal to ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2014 was approved based on the following votes:







159,551,197   424,348   3,063,337

Proposal 3. The proposal relating to the advisory vote on compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved based on the following votes:








Broker Non-Votes

135,525,092   8,006,131   4,652,041   14,855,618


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: March 14, 2014     THE ADT CORPORATION

/s/ N. David Bleisch

    Name:   N. David Bleisch

Senior Vice President, Chief Legal

Officer and Corporate Secretary