SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 29, 2019
SCHNITZER STEEL INDUSTRIES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
299 SW Clay St., Suite 350
P.O. Box 10047
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s Telephone Number Including Area Code: (503) 224-9900
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2019 annual meeting of shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") on January 29, 2019. At the Annual Meeting, all proposals passed and each of the Company's director nominees was elected. For more information on the following proposals submitted to shareholders, please see the Company’s proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 19, 2018. Below are the final voting results.
Proposal No. 1 - Election of Directors
The Company’s shareholders elected (i) Rhonda D. Hunter, (ii) David L. Jahnke (iii) William D. Larsson as Class I directors with terms expiring at the 2022 annual meeting of shareholders. The number of votes cast for or withheld and the broker non-votes were as follows:
Rhonda D. Hunter
David L. Jahnke
William D. Larsson
Proposal No. 2 - Advisory Resolution on Executive Compensation
The Company’s shareholders voted, on an advisory basis, on the Company’s executive compensation as disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement, as follows:
Proposal No. 3 - Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Company’s shareholders ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2018, as follows:
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.
SCHNITZER STEEL INDUSTRIES, INC.
Dated: January 31, 2019
/s/ Peter B. Saba
Name: Peter B. Saba
Title: Sr. V.P., General Counsel and Corporate Secretary