SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE
13a-16 or 15d-16 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of September, 2018
Commission file number: 001-32635
BIRKS GROUP INC.
(Translation of Registrants name into English)
2020 Robert-Bourassa Blvd., Suite 200
(Address of principal executive office)
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SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.
On September 14, 2018 the Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Meeting) of Birks Group Inc. (the Company) was held in Montreal, Quebec. The shareholders of record at the close of business on July 20, 2018 (the Record Date) were entitled to vote at the Meeting. As of the Record Date, the Company had 10,242,911 Class A voting shares outstanding (which entitle the holder to one vote per share), 7,717,970 Class B multiple voting shares outstanding (which entitle the holder to 10 votes per share) and no preferred shares outstanding.
The shareholders of the Company elected as directors, Niccolò Rossi di Montelera, Jean-Christophe Bédos, Davide Barberis Canonico, Emily Berlin, Shirley A. Dawe, Frank Di Tomaso, Louis L. Roquet and Joseph F.X. Zahra, to hold office until the next succeeding annual meeting of shareholders of the Company or until their successors are elected or appointed. The election of directors by the shareholders was by the following votes:
|Votes For||Votes Withheld||Non-Votes|
Niccolò Rossi di Montelera
Davide Barberis Canonico
Shirley A. Dawe
Frank Di Tomaso
Louis L. Roquet
Joseph F.X. Zahra
The shareholders authorized the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Companys independent auditors and authorized the directors to fix KPMG LLPs remuneration by a vote of 83,609,733 shares in favor, 2,170 shares against, 377 shares abstaining and 0 shares non-voting.
DEPARTURE OF VICE PRESIDENT, BIRKS BRAND AND CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER
As of September 17, 2018, Ms. Eva Hartling is no longer employed by Birks Group Inc. (the Company). Ms. Hartling served as Vice President, Birks Brand and Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. The Company is reorganizing the functions of this position within its corporate organizational structure.
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, thereunto duly authorized.
BIRKS GROUP INC.
|By:||/s/ Miranda Melfi|
|Date: September 21, 2018|| |
Vice President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary