SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 10, 2018
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
3350 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 150, Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (404) 978-6400
(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.
The Company held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (“Annual Meeting”) on May 10, 2018. A total of 262,724,761 common shares were present or represented by proxy at the meeting. The Company’s shareholders voted on three proposals and cast their votes as follows:
Proposal 1 - Election of Directors
All ten of the nominees for directors were elected to serve for a term which expires at our 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified, by the votes set forth below.
Brian P. Anderson
Richard W. Dreiling
Thomas J. Folliard
Cheryl W. Grisé
André J. Hawaux
Ryan R. Marshall
John R. Peshkin
Scott F. Powers
William J. Pulte
Proposal 2 - Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018, was ratified by the shareholders by the votes set forth below.
Proposal 3 - Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers by the votes set forth below.
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.
May 11, 2018
/s/ Todd N. Sheldon
Todd N. Sheldon
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary