8-K 1 a2015annualmeetingvotingre.htm 8-K 2015 Annual Meeting Voting Results





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: May 14, 2015
(Date of earliest event reported)


FORD MOTOR COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)



1-3950
38-0549190
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
 
One American Road, Dearborn, Michigan
48126
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)



Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 313-322-3000


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

On May 14, 2015, our Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held. The matters voted upon and the results of the vote were as follows:

Proposal One: Election of Directors.
       Nominee
For
Against
Abstained
Broker Non-Votes
Stephen G. Butler
4,699,598,360
121,221,389
17,870,146
1,108,635,891
Kimberly A. Casiano
4,685,438,985
134,934,416
18,318,453
1,108,635,891
Anthony F. Earley, Jr.
4,672,519,541
147,211,034
18,962,215
1,108,635,891
Mark Fields
4,772,589,536
51,578,509
14,514,085
1,108,635,891
Edsel B. Ford II
4,607,507,182
219,366,740
11,819,141
1,108,635,891
William Clay Ford, Jr.
4,774,060,671
53,345,852
11,284,998
1,108,635,891
James P. Hackett
4,698,676,753
120,025,148
19,987,994
1,108,635,891
James H. Hance, Jr.
4,483,381,268
335,800,953
19,509,198
1,108,635,891
William W. Helman IV
4,709,685,962
109,730,698
19,276,103
1,108,635,891
Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.
4,677,119,970
142,022,594
19,549,561
1,108,635,891
William E. Kennard
4,726,252,488
92,796,119
19,643,245
1,108,635,891
John C. Lechleiter
4,656,677,227
162,571,052
19,441,616
1,108,635,891
Ellen R. Marram
4,658,141,705
162,427,633
18,121,795
1,108,635,891
Gerald L. Shaheen
4,554,630,951
265,710,192
18,350,710
1,108,635,891
John L. Thornton
4,662,489,584
157,729,019
18,472,963
1,108,635,891

Proposal Two: Ratification of the Selection of the Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. A proposal to ratify the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm to audit the books of account and other corporate records of the Company for 2015 was adopted with the votes shown:
For
Against
Abstained
Broker Non-Votes
5,870,537,548
55,128,866
21,660,908
0
    
Proposal Three: Relating to an Advisory Vote by Shareholders to Approve the Compensation of the Named Executives. A proposal relating to a shareholder advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Named Executives was approved with the votes shown:
For
Against
Abstained
Broker Non-Votes
4,678,418,906
136,887,919
23,383,880
1,108,635,891

Proposal Four: Relating to Consideration of a Recapitalization Plan to Provide that All of the Company's Outstanding Stock Have One Vote Per Share. A proposal relating to consideration of a recapitalization plan to provide that all of the Company's outstanding stock have one vote per share was rejected with the votes shown:
For
Against
Abstained
Broker Non-Votes
1,756,351,235
3,055,279,616
27,054,306
1,108,635,891
    
Proposal Five: Relating to Permitting Holders of 20% of Common Stock to Call Special Shareholder Meetings. A proposal relating to allowing holders of 20% of outstanding Common Stock to call special shareholder meetings was rejected with the votes shown:
For
Against
Abstained
Broker Non-Votes
1,270,653,420
3,543,618,136
24,416,624
1,108,635,891






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.

 
 
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
 
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
Date: May 19, 2015
By:
/s/ Bradley M. Gayton
 
 
Bradley M. Gayton
 
 
Secretary