Form 8-K METHODE ELECTRONICS INC For: Sep 14

September 15, 2017 4:11 PM


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 14, 2017
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METHODE ELECTRONICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation
0-2816
Commission File Number
36-2090085
IRS Employer Identification Number

7401 West Wilson Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60706
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (708) 867-6777
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Item 5.07
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
At the Annual Meeting, Methode's shareholders voted on proposals to (i) elect eight (8) directors to hold office until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected and qualified; (ii) ratify the Audit Committee's selection of Ernst & Young LLP to serve as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending April 28, 2018, (iii) cast an advisory vote on executive compensation and (iv) recommend, by non-binding vote, the frequency of advisory votes on executive compensation. The voting results for each proposal were as follows:  
1
Election of Directors:
Director
For
Against
Abstain
Broker
Non-Votes
Walter J. Aspatore
32,223,982

126,780

123,082

2,408,967

Darren M. Dawson
30,877,508

1,473,423

122,913

2,408,967

Donald W. Duda
32,203,751

142,474

127,619

2,408,967

Martha Goldberg Aronson
32,253,587

96,573

123,684

2,408,967

Isabelle C. Goossen
31,044,564

1,306,434

122,846

2,408,967

Christopher J. Hornung
30,889,245

1,456,843

127,756

2,408,967

Paul G. Shelton
30,827,396

1,523,535

122,913

2,408,967

Lawrence B. Skatoff
30,839,773

1,511,169

122,902

2,408,967


2
Ratification of the selection of Ernst & Young LLP:
 
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
33,231,240
1,527,278
124,293

3
Advisory approval of Methode's named executive officer compensation:
 
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
30,630,741
1,699,413
143,690
2,408,967

4
Recommendation, by non-binding vote, of the frequency of advisory votes on named executive officer compensation.
 
1 Year
2 Years
3 Years
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
26,014,851
16,859
6,307,748
134,386
2,408,967







SIGNATURE

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: September 14, 2017
METHODE ELECTRONICS, INC.


By: /s/ John R. Hrudicka               
John R. Hrudicka
Chief Financial Officer



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