SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): February 7, 2019
Tyson Foods, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
2200 West Don Tyson Parkway, Springdale, AR 72762-6999
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of
Registrant’s principal executive offices)
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if applicable)
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The annual meeting of the shareholders of the Company was held on February 7, 2019. Matters voted on by shareholders included (i) the election of directors to the Company’s board of directors, (ii) ratification of the Company’s selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 29, 2018, (iii) a shareholder proposal to request a report disclosing the Company’s policy and procedures, expenditures, and other activities related to lobbying and grassroots lobbying communications (“Proposal No. 1”), and (iv) a shareholder proposal to request a report disclosing the Company’s human rights due diligence process (“Proposal No. 2”). The results of the shareholders’ votes are reported below.
With respect to the election of directors:
Gaurdie E. Banister Jr.
Mikel A. Durham
Kevin M. McNamara
Cheryl S. Miller
Jeffrey K. Schomburger
Barbara A. Tyson
With respect to the ratification of the Company’s selection of PwC:
With respect to Proposal No. 1:
With respect to Proposal No. 2:
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.
TYSON FOODS, INC.
Date: February 11, 2019
/s/ R. Read Hudson
R. Read Hudson
Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Secretary