SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
October 12, 2020
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
HERMAN MILLER, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
855 East Main Avenue, Zeeland, MI 49464
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
(e) Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
At the annual meeting of shareholders of Herman Miller, Inc. (the “Company”) held on October 12, 2020, the Company’s shareholders approved the Herman Miller, Inc. 2020 Long-Term Incentive Plan (the “Plan”). The Plan replaces the Company’s existing Long-Term Incentive Plan approved by shareholders in 2011. The Plan provides for the grant of a variety of equity-based awards, such as stock options, stock appreciation rights, restricted stock and restricted stock units, performance stock units, and other stock-based awards. The Plan authorizes awards to non-employee directors and all employees of the Company or its subsidiaries, including named executive officers. Subject to certain adjustments, the maximum number of shares that may be issued under the Plan is 7,182,670 shares. The Plan was described in more detail in, and a copy of the Plan was attached as Appendix I to, the Company’s proxy statement filed with the SEC on September 1, 2020, as amended pursuant to definitive additional materials filed with the SEC on September 11, 2020.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters of a Vote of Security Holders
The annual meeting of the shareholders of the Company was held on October 12, 2020, at which the matters listed below were submitted to a vote of the shareholders through the solicitation of proxies. The proposals are described in the Company's proxy statement, filed with the SEC on September 1, 2020, as amended pursuant to definitive additional materials, filed with the SEC on September 11, 2020. The voting results are as follows:
(1) The following nominees were elected to serve three-year terms on the Company's Board of Directors by the following votes:
|Mary Vermeer Andringa||45,957,797 ||1,904,820 ||4,390,809 |
|Andrea (Andi) R. Owen||46,514,387 ||1,348,230 ||4,390,809 |
|Candace S. Matthews||47,373,735 ||488,882 ||4,390,809 |
The following individuals continue their service as Directors of the Company: David A. Brandon, Douglas D. French, John R. Hoke III, Lisa A. Kro, Heidi J. Manheimer, Michael C. Smith, and Michael A. Volkema.
(2) KPMG LLP was approved as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending May 29, 2021, by the following votes:
(3) The Herman Miller, Inc. 2020 Long-Term Incentive Plan was approved by the following votes:
(4) The compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers was approved on an advisory basis by the following votes:
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.
|Dated:||October 14, 2020||HERMAN MILLER, INC.|
| || (Registrant)|
/s/ Kevin J. Veltman
Kevin J. Veltman
Vice President of Investor Relations & Treasurer (Duly Authorized Signatory for Registrant)