0000750556-19-000121.txt : 20190423 0000750556-19-000121.hdr.sgml : 20190423 20190423163045 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000750556-19-000121 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 8-K PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20190423 ITEM INFORMATION: Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders FILED AS OF DATE: 20190423 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20190423 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: SUNTRUST BANKS INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000750556 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS [6021] IRS NUMBER: 581575035 STATE OF INCORPORATION: GA FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 8-K SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 001-08918 FILM NUMBER: 19761847 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 303 PEACHTREE ST NE CITY: ATLANTA STATE: GA ZIP: 30308 BUSINESS PHONE: 4045887711 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 303 PEACHTREE ST NE CITY: ATLANTA STATE: GA ZIP: 30308 8-K 1 annualmeetingvotingresults.htm 8-K Document


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 23, 2019
 
 
 
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
Georgia
 
001-08918
 
58-1575035
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
303 Peachtree St., N.E., Atlanta, Georgia
 
30308
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code    
(800) 786-8787
 
 
 
Not Applicable
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
 
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The annual meeting of the shareholders of SunTrust Banks, Inc. ("SunTrust") was held on April 23, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Represented at the meeting were 394,654,920 shares of 442,620,907 eligible shares (89.16%). At the meeting, the shareholders of SunTrust took the following actions and cast the following votes:

1. Shareholders elected the following persons as directors of SunTrust:
 
 
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Non-votes
Agnes Bundy Scanlan
 
341,965,936
 
4,373,744
 
472,866
 
47,835,102
Dallas S. Clement
 
341,952,306
 
4,372,816
 
494,696
 
47,835,102
Paul D. Donahue
 
344,862,333
 
1,455,231
 
502,254
 
47,835,102
Paul R. Garcia
 
344,808,033
 
1,526,285
 
485,500
 
47,835,102
Donna S. Morea
 
345,016,384
 
1,336,954
 
466,481
 
47,835,102
David M. Ratcliffe
 
337,220,936
 
9,114,368
 
484,514
 
47,835,102
William H. Rogers, Jr.
 
335,226,239
 
8,215,104
 
3,378,474
 
47,835,102
Frank P. Scruggs, Jr.
 
344,803,924
 
1,518,269
 
497,625
 
47,835,102
Bruce L. Tanner
 
342,022,325
 
4,304,464
 
493,029
 
47,835,102
Steven C. Voorhees
 
344,684,981
 
1,634,951
 
499,886
 
47,835,102

2. Shareholders approved (97.29% of the votes cast) the non-binding advisory resolution ("say-on-pay") regarding the compensation of SunTrust's named executive officers as described in the Compensation Discussion and Analysis as well as in the Summary Compensation Table and the other executive compensation tables and related narrative disclosures set forth in SunTrust's Proxy Statement for its 2019 annual meeting of shareholders.
 
 
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Non-votes
Say-on-Pay
 
337,417,087
 
8,185,105
 
1,217,626
 
47,835,102

3. Shareholders ratified (98.70% of the votes cast) the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as independent auditors of SunTrust for 2019.
 
 
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Non-votes
Ratification of Auditor
 
389,499,804
 
4,636,152
 
518,964
 
0



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.
 
 
 
SUNTRUST BANKS, INC.
 
 
            (Registrant)
 
 
 
Date: April 23, 2019
 
By:
 
/s/ Curt Phillips                                 
 
 
 
 
Curt Phillips, Senior Vice President, Assistant
 
 
 
 
General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary