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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

 

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, 2020

Commission file number: 001-32635

 

 

BIRKS GROUP INC.

(Translation of Registrant’s name into English)

 

 

2020 Robert-Bourassa Blvd., Suite 200

Montreal Québec

Canada

H3A 2A5

(Address of principal executive office)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

☒  Form 20-F            ☐  Form 40-F

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):  

Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted solely to provide an attached annual report to security holders.

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):  

Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted to furnish a report or other document that the registrant foreign private issuer must furnish and make public under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the registrant is incorporated, domiciled or legally organized (the registrant’s “home country”), or under the rules of the home country exchange on which the registrant’s securities are traded, as long as the report or other document is not a press release, is not required to be and has not been distributed to the registrant’s security holders, and, if discussing a material event, has already been the subject of a Form 6-K submission or other Commission filing on EDGAR.

 

 

 


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SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.

On September 17, 2020, the Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) of Birks Group Inc. (the “Company”) was held by conference call in Montreal, Quebec. The shareholders of record at the close of business on July 24, 2020 (the “Record Date”) were entitled to vote at the Meeting. As of the Record Date, the Company had 10,252,911 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, 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:

 

Name    Votes For      Votes Withheld      Non-Votes  

Niccolò Rossi di Montelera

     83,159,083        38,510        0  

Jean-Christophe Bédos

     83,181,594        15,999        0  

Davide Barberis Canonico

     83,175,003        22,500        0  

Shirley A. Dawe

     83,165,496        32,097        0  

Frank Di Tomaso

     83,183,636        13,957        0  

Louis L. Roquet

     83,181,671        15,922        0  

Joseph F.X. Zahra

     83,177,110        20,483        0  

The shareholders authorized the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent auditors and authorized the directors to fix KPMG LLP’s remuneration by a vote of 83,189,003 shares in favor, 8,172 shares against, 418 shares abstaining and 0 shares non-voting.

 

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SIGNATURES

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.
   (Registrant)
   By:   

/s/ Miranda Melfi

      Miranda Melfi
Date: September 29, 2020       Vice President, Human Resources, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

 

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