Washington, DC 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)


May 24, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


DELAWARE   1-14443   04-3099750
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


P.O. Box 10212

56 Top Gallant Road

Stamford, CT 06902-7747

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)


(203) 316-1111

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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The 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Gartner, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on May 24, 2018. With respect to the three proposals put before the stockholders, the voting results were as follows:


Proposal 1 – Election of eleven nominees to the Company’s Board of Directors:


Name For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
Michael J. Bingle      78,847,251 3,384,723 15,520 3,813,747
Peter E. Bisson 82,141,197 45,959 60,338 3,813,747
Richard J. Bressler 76,843,426 5,388,489 15,579 3,813,747
Raul E. Cesan 81,502,361 684,943 60,190 3,813,747
Karen E. Dykstra 82,132,869 55,273 59,352 3,813,747
Anne Sutherland Fuchs 80,088,692 2,144,025 14,777 3,813,747
William O. Grabe 78,853,802 3,378,127 15,565 3,813,747
Eugene A. Hall 81,820,953 411,832 14,709 3,813,747
Stephen G. Pagliuca 79,405,907 2,826,000 15,587 3,813,747
Eileen Serra 82,197,104 35,563 14,827 3,813,747
James C. Smith 81,618,434 613,408 15,652 3,813,747


Proposal 2 – Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers:


Votes For 73,804,790  
Votes Against 8,196,613  
Abstentions 246,091  
Broker Non-Votes 3,813,747  



Proposal 3 – Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2018 fiscal year:


Votes For 85,335,439  
Votes Against 712,315  
Abstentions 13,487  



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.



  Gartner, Inc.
Date: May 29, 2018 By: /s/ Craig W. Safian

Craig W. Safian

Executive Vice President and

Chief Financial Officer