8-K 1 electionresults.htm 8-K Election 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 (Date of earliest event reported): May 01, 2015
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION
(Exact Name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
1-9273
75-1285071
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
1770 Promontory Circle
Greeley, CO
80634-9038
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (970) 506-8000
 
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
 
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Item 5.07
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 1, 2015, Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The following proposals were submitted to a vote of the stockholders of the Company at the Annual Meeting:
1. The election of six JBS Directors to the Board of Directors.
2. The election of three Equity Directors to the Board of Directors.
3. A stockholder advisory vote on executive compensation.
4. The ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 27, 2015.
Board of Director Election Results
The stockholders of the Company elected all of the Company’s nine nominees for director at the Annual Meeting pursuant to the following votes:
Name
 
For
 
Withheld
 
Broker Non-Votes
Gilberto Tomazoni
 
205,393,433
 
28,769,491
 
8,879,371
Joesley Mendonça Batista
 
205,371,753
 
28,791,171
 
8,879,371
Wesley Mendonça Batista
 
205,101,203
 
29,061,721
 
8,879,371
William W. Lovette
 
210,440,792
 
23,722,132
 
8,879,371
Andre Nogueira de Souza
 
205,416,514
 
28,746,410
 
8,879,371
Wallim Cruz De Vasconcellos Junior
 
225,763,147
 
8,399,777
 
8,879,371
David E. Bell
 
231,819,702
 
2,343,222
 
8,879,371
Michael L. Cooper
 
226,041,448
 
8,121,476
 
8,879,371
Charles Macaluso
 
225,618,870
 
8,544,054
 
8,879,371
Say on Pay Results
The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement for the Annual Meeting, including the compensation discussion and analysis, compensation table and narrative discussion.
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-Votes
232,008,136
 
1,530,925
 
624,013
 
8,879,371
Ratification of KPMG LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The appointment of KPMG LLP to serve as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 27, 2015 was ratified at the Annual Meeting. The votes were cast as follows:
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
242,407,119
 
114,703
 
520,623






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.
 
 
 
PILGRIM’S PRIDE CORPORATION
 
 
 
 
Date:
May 7, 2015
 
/s/ Fabio Sandri
 
 
 
Fabio Sandri
 
 
 
Chief Financial Officer