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 June 2020
Commission File Number: 001-37669
Nomad Foods Limited
(Translation of registrant’s name in English)
No. 1 New Square
Bedfont Lakes Business Park
Feltham, Middlesex TW14 8HA
+ (44) 208 918 3200
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 17, 2020, Nomad Foods Limited (the “Company”) held its 2020 annual meeting of shareholders (the “2020 Annual Meeting”). The proposals submitted to a shareholder vote at the 2020 Annual Meeting are described in detail in the Company’s Proxy Statement for the 2020 Annual Meeting, as furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on a Form 6-K on May 8, 2020 (the “Proxy Statement”). Shareholders present in person or by proxy represented 158,236,935 ordinary shares and 1,500,000 preferred shares of the Company (or 80.61% of the outstanding ordinary shares and preferred shares of the Company combined as of April 24, 2020, the record date for the 2020 Annual Meeting).
At the 2020 Annual Meeting, the Company’s shareholders (i) elected the eleven (11) directors specifically named in the Proxy Statement, each for a one-year term expiring at the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of shareholders and (ii) ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2020 fiscal year. The detailed voting results for each proposal are set forth below.
Proposal 1 - Election of Directors: The Company’s shareholders approved the election of the eleven (11) directors specifically named in the Proxy Statement, each to serve until the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of shareholders or until his or her respective successor is duly elected and qualified. The final voting results with respect to the election of directors were as follows:
|Nominee||For||Against||Abstain||% cast FOR|
|Sir Martin Ellis Franklin, KGCN||147,712,214 || ||12,012,224 || ||12,497 || ||92.47 || |
|Noam Gottesman||151,757,359 || ||7,966,879 || ||12,697 || ||95.00 || |
|Ian G.H. Ashken||157,654,201 || ||2,070,243 || ||12,491 || ||98.69 || |
|Stéfan Descheemaeker||155,926,800 || ||3,797,644 || ||12,491 || ||97.61 || |
|Jeremy Isaacs CBE||158,576,542 || ||1,147,784 || ||12,609 || ||99.27 || |
|James E. Lillie||146,498,336 || ||13,226,108 || ||12,491 || ||91.71 || |
|Stuart M. MacFarlane||158,579,996 || ||1,144,336 || ||12,603 || ||99.27 || |
|Lord Myners of Truro CBE||142,685,312 || ||17,038,960 || ||12,663 || ||89.32 || |
|Victoria Parry||131,586,852 || ||28,144,120 || ||5,963 || ||82.38 || |
|Simon White||158,534,506 || ||1,189,878 || ||12,551 || ||99.25 || |
|Samy Zekhout||145,999,622 || ||13,724,050 || ||13,263 || ||91.40 || |
Proposal 2 - Ratification of Auditors: The Company’s shareholders ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2020 fiscal year as follows:
|For||Against||Abstain||% cast FOR|
|155,644,221 || ||3,052,609 || ||1,040,105 || ||97.44 || |
This report on Form 6-K is incorporated by reference into the registration statements on (i) Form S-8 filed with the Commission on May 3, 2016 (File No. 333-211095), (ii) Form F-3, initially filed with the Commission on March 30, 2017 and declared effective on May 2, 2017 (File No. 333-217044), and (iii) Form F-3ASR filed with the Commission on June 4, 2018, which was automatically effective upon filing with the Commission (File No. 333-225402).
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.
|NOMAD FOODS LIMITED|
|By:|| ||/s/ Stéfan Descheemaeker|
|Name:|| ||Stéfan Descheemaeker|
|Title:|| ||Chief Executive Officer|
Dated: June 22, 2020