8-K 1 d917596d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K

 

 

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):

April 29, 2015

 

 

TECO ENERGY, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Florida   1-8180   59-2052286

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

702 N. Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida 33602

(address of principal executive offices) (zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (813) 228-1111

 

(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 Securities 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))

 

 

 


Section 5 – Corporate Governance and Management

 

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

(a) TECO Energy, Inc. (the “Corporation”) held its annual meeting of shareholders on April 29, 2015.

(b) Based upon the votes reported below, the shareholders (i) elected all of the nominees for director; (ii) ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Corporation’s independent auditor for 2015; (iii) approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Corporation’s named executive officers; and (iv) did not approve the shareholder proposal requesting the issuance of a political contributions report.

Election of Directors

 

Director

   For      Against      Abstentions      Broker
Non-Votes
 

James L. Ferman, Jr.

     156,477,681         4,891,865         2,181,773         48,670,880   

Evelyn V. Follit

     161,116,269         1,640,622         794,428         48,670,880   

Sherrill W. Hudson

     157,045,318         5,677,944         828,057         48,670,880   

Joseph P. Lacher

     160,376,203         2,360,109         815,007         48,670,880   

Loretta A. Penn

     161,119,631         1,609,212         822,476         48,670,880   

John B. Ramil

     158,122,342         4,608,674         820,298         48,670,880   

Tom L. Rankin

     157,340,957         5,356,444         853,918         48,670,880   

William D. Rockford

     158,085,938         4,645,453         819,928         48,670,880   

Paul L. Whiting

     159,853,870         2,886,339         811,110         48,670,880   

Proposal to ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as independent auditors for 2015

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstentions

 

Broker

Non-Votes

208,190,072   3,169,439   862,688   0

Advisory approval of executive compensation

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstentions

 

Broker

Non-Votes

153,248,325   8,880,533   1,422,461   48,670,880

Shareholder proposal regarding political contributions policy and report

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstentions

 

Broker

Non-Votes

51,488,763   99,241,724   12,820,832   48,670,880


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.

 

Date: May 1, 2015 TECO ENERGY, INC.
(Registrant)
By:

/s/ David E. Schwartz

David E. Schwartz
Vice President-Governance, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary