8-K 1 a20190418-8xk.htm 8-K Document


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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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 18, 2019
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HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INCORPORATED
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Maryland
 
1-34073
 
31-0724920
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
Huntington Center
41 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio
 
43287
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (614) 480-2265
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of class
Trading
Symbol(s)
Name of exchange on which registered
5.875% Series C Non-Cumulative, perpetual preferred stock
HBANN

Nasdaq
6.250% Series D Non-Cumulative, perpetual preferred stock
HBANO

Nasdaq
Common Stock—Par Value $0.01 per Share
HBAN
Nasdaq
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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
 
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Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
 
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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
 
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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
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) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§24012b-2).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Emerging growth company
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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 April 18, 2019, the following matters were voted upon and approved by the shareholders of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Huntington) at its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders: 
Proposal 1 - Election of thirteen directors to serve a one-year term. Each nominee for director received the favorable vote of at least 95% of votes cast.
Nominee
 
For
 
Against/
Withheld
 
Abstentions
 
Broker
Non-Votes
Lizabeth Ardisana
 
794,205,549

 
4,337,798

 

 
166,757,946

Ann B. (Tanny) Crane
 
793,961,818

 
4,581,529

 

 
166,757,946

Robert S. Cubbin
 
789,693,305

 
8,850,042

 

 
166,757,946

Steven G. Elliott
 
793,796,595

 
4,746,752

 

 
166,757,946

Gina D. France
 
790,500,126

 
8,043,221

 

 
166,757,946

J. Michael Hochschwender
 
793,992,893

 
4,550,454

 

 
166,757,946

John C. (Chris) Inglis
 
794,445,809

 
4,087,538

 

 
166,757,946

Peter J. Kight
 
793,782,290

 
4,761,057

 

 
166,757,946

Katherine M. A. (Allie) Kline
 
793,414,068

 
5,130,172

 

 
166,757,946

Richard W. Neu
 
794,142,728

 
4,400,619

 

 
166,757,946

David L. Porteous
 
771,619,064

 
26,924,283

 

 
166,757,946

Kathleen H. Ransier
 
780,302,519

 
18,240,828

 

 
166,757,946

Stephen D. Steinour
 
758,984,541

 
39,558,806

 

 
166,757,946

Proposal 2 - Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the year 2019.
For
 
Against
 
Abstentions
 
Broker
Non-Votes
954,478,577

 
9,142,300

 
1,681,309

 

99
%
 
1
%
 


 


Proposal 3 - Approval, on an advisory, non-binding basis, of the compensation of executives as disclosed in Huntington’s Proxy Statement dated March 7, 2019.
For
 
Against
 
Abstentions
 
Broker
Non-Votes
752,950,109

 
40,235,749

 
5,358,382

 
166,757,946

95
%
 
5
%
 


 










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.
 
 
 
 
HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INCORPORATED
 
 
 
 
Date:
April 23, 2019
 
By:
 
/s/ Jana J. Litsey
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jana J. Litsey
 
 
 
 
 
Title: General Counsel