Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) – January 31, 2019



SIFCO Industries, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Ohio   1-5978   34-0553950

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

970 East 64th Street, Cleveland Ohio   44103
(Address of principal executive offices)   (ZIP Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (216) 881-8600


(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 January 31, 2019, SIFCO Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The following matters set forth in our definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A dated December 7, 2018 and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission were voted on at our Annual Meeting of Shareholders and the results of such voting are indicated below.



The seven nominees listed below were elected as directors of the Company, each to serve on the Board of Directors until the Company’s Annual Meeting in 2020, with the respective votes set forth opposite their names:


Name of Director

   Votes For      Votes Withheld      Broker Non-Votes  

Jeffrey P. Gotschall

     3,594,313        252,697        1,126,434  

Peter W. Knapper

     3,577,495        269,515        1,126,434  

Donald C. Molten Jr.

     3,194,537        652,473        1,126,434  

Alayne L. Reitman

     3,194,860        652,150        1,126,434  

Mark S. Silk

     3,216,141        630,869        1,126,434  

Hudson D. Smith

     3,614,859        232,151        1,126,434  

Norman E. Wells, Jr.

     3,026,619        820,391        1,126,434  



Ratify the designation of Grant Thornton LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending September 30, 2019.









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.


    SIFCO Industries, Inc.
Date: February 4, 2019    

/s/ Thomas R. Kubera

    Thomas R. Kubera
    Chief Financial Officer
    (Principal Financial Officer)