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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 20, 2020

 

 

Sysco Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   1-06544   74-1648137
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1390 Enclave Parkway, Houston, TX 77077-2099

(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (281) 584-1390

N/A

(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, $1.00 Par Value    SYY    New York Stock Exchange
1.25% Notes due June 2023    SYY23    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.  ☐

 

 

 


SECTION 5 – CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT

 

ITEM 5.07

SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.

At the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Sysco Corporation (“Sysco” or the “Company”) held on November 20, 2020, Sysco’s stockholders elected each of the Company’s director nominees, who had been nominated to serve until the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Daniel J. Brutto was re-elected with 97.90% of the votes cast, John M. Cassaday was re-elected with 92.69% of the votes cast, Joshua D. Frank was re-elected with 98.80% of the votes cast, Larry C. Glasscock was re-elected with 96.39% of the votes cast, Bradley M. Halverson was re-elected with 98.89% of the votes cast, John M. Hinshaw was re-elected with 98.80% of the votes cast, Kevin P. Hourican was re-elected with 98.58% of the votes cast, Hans-Joachim Koerber was re-elected with 95.93% of the votes cast, Stephanie A. Lundquist was re-elected with 99.13% of the votes cast, Nelson Peltz was re-elected with 92.00% of the votes cast, Edward D. Shirley was re-elected with 98.56% of the votes cast and Sheila G. Talton was re-elected with 97.89% of the votes cast. The advisory stockholder vote on the compensation paid to Sysco’s named executive officers, as disclosed in Sysco’s 2020 proxy statement, was approved by 88.74% of the votes cast. The ratification of the appointment of the independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2021 was approved by 97.89% of the votes cast.

With respect to each item, the number of votes cast includes all “for” and “against” votes, and abstentions and broker non-votes are disregarded with respect to each item.

The final results of the voting on each matter of business at the Annual Meeting are as follows:

Proposal 1 – Election of Directors

 

Name

   Votes For      Votes Against      Total Votes
Cast
     Abstentions      Broker Non-
Votes
 

Daniel J. Brutto

     384,079,443        8,256,809        392,336,252        547,707        64,042,682  

John M. Cassaday

     363,682,257        28,661,898        392,344,155        539,804        64,042,682  

Joshua D. Frank

     387,633,345        4,711,967        392,345,312        538,647        64,042,682  

Larry C. Glasscock

     378,181,836        14,158,464        392,340,300        543,659        64,042,682  

Bradley M. Halverson

     387,916,292        4,363,778        392,280,070        603,889        64,042,682  

John M. Hinshaw

     387,578,609        4,702,640        392,281,249        602,710        64,042,682  

Kevin P. Hourican

     386,765,126        5,573,549        392,338,675        545,284        64,042,682  

Hans-Joachim Koerber

     376,332,579        15,973,955        392,306,534        577,425        64,042,682  

Stephanie A. Lundquist

     389,077,615        3,399,324        392,476,939        407,020        64,042,682  

Nelson Peltz

     360,931,745        31,387,972        392,319,717        564,242        64,042,682  

Edward D. Shirley

     386,569,637        5,652,136        392,221,773        662,186        64,042,682  

Sheila G. Talton

     384,091,217        8,289,987        392,381,204        502,755        64,042,682  

 

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Proposal 2 - Approval, by advisory vote, of the compensation paid to Sysco’s named executive officers, as disclosed in Sysco’s 2020 proxy statement

 

Votes For

  Votes Against   Votes Cast   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
347,175,428   44,063,916   391,239,344   1,644,615   64,042,682

Proposal 3 - Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Sysco’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2021

 

Votes For

  Votes Against   Votes Cast   Abstentions
446,515,035   9,609,088   456,124,123   802,518

 

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SIGNATURES

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

 

   

Sysco Corporation

Date: November 23, 2020     By:  

/s/ Eve M. McFadden

      Eve M. McFadden
     

Senior Vice President, Legal, General Counsel

and Corporate Secretary

 

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