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): April 8, 2020
LEVI STRAUSS & CO.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
1155 BATTERY STREET
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA 94111
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share
New York Stock Exchange
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 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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ITEM 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
On April 8, 2020, Levi Strauss & Co. (the “Company”) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s shareholders voted on three proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on February 27, 2020 (the “Proxy Statement”). The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon and the number of votes cast for and against each matter and, if applicable, the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter.
Proposal 1. Shareholders elected each of the four nominees for Class I director to serve until the Company’s 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until his or her respective successor has been duly elected and qualified. The voting results were as follows:
Spencer C. Fleischer
Christopher J. McCormick
Stephen C. Neal
Proposal 2. Shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as set forth in the Proxy Statement. The voting results were as follows:
Proposal 3. Shareholders ratified the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending November 29, 2020. The voting results were as follows:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
LEVI STRAUSS & CO.
April 10, 2020
/s/ SETH JAFFE
Executive Vice President and General Counsel