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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): May 20, 2020


CF Industries Holdings, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   001-32597   20-2697511
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


4 Parkway North, Suite 400
Deerfield, Illinois
(Address of principal
executive offices)
  (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code  847 405-2400


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):


¨    Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


¨    Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


¨    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


¨    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
common stock, par value $0.01 per share   CF   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).


Emerging growth company  ¨


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ¨







Item 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2020 annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 20, 2020. The final voting results for the matters submitted to a vote of the Company’s shareholders at the Annual Meeting are as follows:


1.Election of directors (each of the persons named below was elected at the Annual Meeting to serve for a one-year term expiring at the next annual meeting of shareholders and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified):


Nominees  Votes For   Votes Against   Votes Abstained   Broker Non-Votes 
Javed Ahmed  172,356,459   1,206,845   47,723   11,271,370 
Robert C. Arzbaecher  166,598,275   6,857,994   154,758   11,271,370 
William Davisson  167,826,841   5,633,918   150,268   11,271,370 
John W. Eaves  172,232,559   1,334,350   44,118   11,271,370 
Stephen A. Furbacher  169,665,125   3,898,898   47,004   11,271,370 
Stephen J. Hagge  171,751,242   1,670,296   189,489   11,271,370 
Anne P. Noonan  172,436,707   1,120,763   53,557   11,271,370 
Michael J. Toelle  171,543,013   2,018,488   49,526   11,271,370 
Theresa E. Wagler  172,161,942   1,405,266   43,819   11,271,370 
Celso L. White  172,438,977   984,891   187,159   11,271,370 
W. Anthony Will  172,270,752   1,295,374   44,901   11,271,370 


2.Approval of an advisory resolution regarding the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers:


Votes For   Votes Against   Votes Abstained   Broker Non-Votes 
 166,054,538   6,331,178   1,225,311   11,271,370 


3.Ratification of the selection of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2020:


Votes For   Votes Against   Votes Abstained   Broker Non-Votes  
 178,525,841   6,288,077   68,479   NA  


4.Shareholder proposal regarding the right to act by written consent:


Votes For   Votes Against   Votes Abstained   Broker Non-Votes 
 72,406,157   100,848,827   356,043   11,271,370 







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.


    By: /s/ Douglas C. Barnard
    Name: Douglas C. Barnard
    Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary



May 20, 2020
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Entity Address, Address Line One 4 Parkway North
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 400
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Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 60015
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