8-K 1 item507submissionofmatters.htm 8-K Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders-2014


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 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):
 
May 2, 2014
The Andersons, Inc.
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(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
 
Ohio
000-20557
34-1562374
_____________________
(State or other jurisdiction
_____________
(Commission
______________
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)
 
 
 
480 West Dussel Drive, Maumee, Ohio
 
43537
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(Address of principal executive offices)
 
___________
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
 
419-893-5050
Not Applicable
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Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The annual meeting of the shareholders of The Andersons, Inc. was held on May 2, 2014 to elect nine directors, approve the 2014 Long-Term Incentive Compensation Plan, provide advisory approval or disapproval of executive compensation, and to ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm. The results of the voting are as follows:

Proposal 1 - Election of Directors:

Director
 
For
 
Against
 
Withheld
 
Non Votes
Michael J. Anderson
 
21,485,299

 

 
810,651

 
3,984,225

Gerard M. Anderson
 
21,513,367

 

 
782,583

 
3,984,225

Catherine M. Kilbane
 
21,509,479

 

 
786,471

 
3,984,225

Robert J. King, Jr.
 
21,604,696

 

 
691,254

 
3,984,225

Ross W. Manire
 
21,613,751

 

 
682,199

 
3,984,225

Donald L. Mennel
 
21,478,912

 

 
817,038

 
3,984,225

Patrick S. Mullin
 
21,966,367

 

 
329,583

 
3,984,225

John T. Stout, Jr.
 
21,620,722

 

 
675,228

 
3,984,225

Jacqueline F. Woods
 
21,552,436

 

 
743,514

 
3,984,225


Proposal 2 - Approval of the 2014 Long-Term Compensation Plan:
For:
 
19,365,152

Against:
 
2,747,575

Abstain:
 
183,223

Non Votes:
 
3,984,225


Proposal 3 - Advisory approval or disapproval of executive compensation (non-binding):
For:
 
21,810,123

Against:
 
294,944

Abstain:
 
190,883

Non Votes:
 
3,984,225


Proposal 4 - Ratification of appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2014:
For:
 
25,947,577

Against:
 
135,695

Abstain:
 
196,903

Non Votes:
 







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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Andersons, Inc.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 5, 2014
 
By:
 
/s/ John Granato
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Name: John Granato
 
 
 
 
Chief Financial Officer
 
 
 
 
(Principal Financial Officer)