Form 8-K
ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORP false 0001097864 0001097864 2022-05-26 2022-05-26









Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

May 26, 2022

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

ON Semiconductor Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-39317   36-3840979

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)



ON Semiconductor Corporation

5005 E. McDowell Road

Phoenix, Arizona

  (Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(602) 244-6600

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   ON   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐


Item 5.02.

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

(b) On May 27, 2022 (the “Effective Date”), Vincent C. Hopkin, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Solutions Group (“ASG”) for ON Semiconductor Corporation (the “Company” and, including its affiliates, “onsemi”), informed the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) of his intention to step down from his officer positions with onsemi, effective immediately, and will retire from all positions with onsemi effective July 31, 2022 (the “Retirement Date”). Robert Tong, a Senior Vice President and direct report of Mr. Hopkin who has served as General Manager of the Mobile, Computing and Cloud Division of ASG since 2019, will assume Mr. Hopkin’s duties as the senior officer in charge of ASG effective as of the Effective Date. Mr. Tong joined onsemi in 2008 through its acquisition of AMI Semiconductor, where he served as senior vice president of its medical division. Prior to AMI Semiconductor, he was the president and CEO of Dspfactory, a fabless semiconductor startup of DSP products for the hearing health industry.

(e) Upon his retirement, Mr. Hopkin will be entitled to receive the retirement-related benefits and compensation previously disclosed in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). In addition, the Human Capital and Compensation Committee of the Board approved the acceleration of vesting for the remainder of the time-based restricted stock units granted to him in 2021, effective as of the Effective Date, although those awards will continue to pay out according to their original schedule. All other unvested equity awards held by him, including the entirety of his 2022 equity grant, will be forfeited on the Retirement Date.


Item 5.07.

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

(a) The 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of the Company was held on May 26, 2022. The proposals (all of which were from management) submitted to the stockholders of the Company at the Annual Meeting and the final results of the voting regarding each proposal are set forth below. The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on April 6, 2022.

(b) Proposal No. 1. The Company’s stockholders elected 10 directors of the Company, each for a one-year term expiring at the 2023 annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified, or until the earlier time of their death, resignation or removal, as set forth below:








        Abstentions         Broker Non-Votes  

Atsushi Abe

       343,183,023        9,498,137        1,368,858        26,546,017

Alan Campbell

       342,423,139        10,257,880        1,368,999        26,546,017

Susan K. Carter

       341,807,971        10,147,159        2,094,888        26,546,017

Thomas L. Deitrich

       343,738,350        8,935,741        1,375,927        26,546,017

Gilles Delfassy

       347,873,893        4,798,847        1,377,278        26,546,017

Hassane El-Khoury

       348,101,513        4,525,575        1,422,930        26,546,017

Bruce E. Kiddoo

       347,421,914        5,258,427        1,369,677        26,546,017

Paul A. Mascarenas

       309,662,556        40,962,648        3,424,814        26,546,017

Gregory L. Waters

       346,888,733        5,784,220        1,377,065        26,546,017

Christine Y. Yan

       333,699,164        18,979,237        1,371,617        26,546,017

Proposal No. 2. The Company’s stockholders approved the advisory (non-binding) resolution to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as set forth below:


Votes For        Votes Against        Abstentions        Broker Non-Votes
330,764,196       22,985,210       300,612       26,546,017

Proposal No. 3. The Company’s stockholders ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2022, as set forth below:


Votes For        Votes Against        Abstentions
340,095,717       40,420,178       80,140


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: June 2, 2022






Pamela L. Tondreau

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer,

Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary