Form 8-K CONAGRA BRANDS INC. For: Sep 19

September 23, 2019 5:27 PM

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 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): September 19, 2019

 

 

Conagra Brands, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   1-7275   47-0248710

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza,

Suite 1300

Chicago, Illinois

  60654
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(312) 549-5000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

N/A

(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:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $5.00 par value   CAG   New York Stock Exchange

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

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 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On September 19, 2019, Conagra Brands, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The final voting results for the matters brought before the Annual Meeting are set forth below.

1. Election of Directors

The Company’s shareholders elected all eleven director nominees to the Board of Directors for a one-year term. For each director nominee, the voting results were as follows:

 

Director

   For      Against      Abstain      Broker Non-Votes  

Anil Arora

     381,759,225        1,138,947        952,577        58,352,130  

Thomas K. Brown

     381,324,230        1,589,249        937,270        58,352,130  

Stephen G. Butler

     372,934,970        10,371,118        544,661        58,352,130  

Sean M. Connolly

     381,078,639        1,748,464        1,023,646        58,352,130  

Joie A. Gregor

     380,093,916        3,168,746        588,087        58,352,130  

Rajive Johri

     379,451,226        3,377,380        1,022,143        58,352,130  

Richard H. Lenny

     379,592,378        3,314,620        943,751        58,352,130  

Melissa Lora

     382,022,134        926,224        902,391        58,352,130  

Ruth Ann Marshall

     376,426,810        6,451,545        972,394        58,352,130  

Craig P. Omtvedt

     381,949,965        950,732        950,452        58,352,130  

Scott Ostfeld

     381,392,191        1,496,569        961,989        58,352,130  

2. Ratification of the Appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s Independent Auditor for Fiscal 2020

The Company’s shareholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm, as the independent auditor of the Company for fiscal 2020. The voting results were as follows:

 

For

   Against    Abstain

436,290,978

   5,342,205    569,696

3. Advisory Approval of the Company’s Named Executive Officer Compensation

The Company’s shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, a resolution approving the Company’s named executive officer compensation. The voting results were as follows:

 

For

   Against    Abstain    Broker Non-Votes

351,693,664

   30,298,009    1,859,076    58,352,130


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.

 

CONAGRA BRANDS, INC.
By:  

/s/ Colleen Batcheler

Name:   Colleen Batcheler
Title:   Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Date: September 23, 2019

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