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 21, 2020




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-07782   95-3232481
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

5875 Trinity Parkway, #300

Centreville, Virginia 20120

(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (703) 988-8500



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Title of each class


Trading Symbol(s)


Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $1 per share   PSN   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.

At the Annual Meeting on April 21, 2020, the stockholders of the Company voted on the following five proposals, each of which is described in detail in the Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 10, 2020:

Proposal No. 1: To elect three members to the Board to serve a three-year term expiring at the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders:



   For      Against      Broker Non-votes  

Letitia A. Long

     96,775,889        757,492        1,354,324  

James F. McGovern

     88,887,564        8,645,817        1,354,324  

Harry T. McMahon

     96,657,953        875,428        1,354,324  

Each of the nominees nominated in Proposal No. 1 was elected.

Proposal No. 2: To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020:








Broker Non-votes

97,647,807   955,757   284,141  

Proposal No. 2 was approved.

Proposal No. 3: To consider and approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement:








Broker Non-votes

94,579 207   1,792,333   1,161,841   1,354,324

Proposal No. 3 was approved on an advisory basis..

Proposal No. 4: To consider and approve the frequency of future advisory votes to approve named executive compensation:


One Year


Two Years


Three Years




Broker Non-votes

95,890,176   705,253   615,688   322,264   1,354,324

Proposal No. 4 was approved on an advisory basis.

Proposal No. 5: To approve the Employee Stock Purchase Plan:








Broker Non-votes

96,664,624   472,737   396,020   1,354,324

Proposal No. 5 was approved.

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No.



10.1    Parsons Corporation Employee Stock Purchase Plan (Appendix B to Proxy Statement of the Company filed March 10, 2020)


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: May 1, 2020     By:  

/s/ Michael R. Kolloway

      Michael R. Kolloway
      Chief Legal Officer and Secretary