SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): January 12, 2021
|UNITED NATURAL FOODS, INC.|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|313 Iron Horse Way,|| Providence,||RI||02908|
|(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (401) 528-8634
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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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||UNFI||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).
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 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders, held on January 12, 2021 (the “Annual Meeting”), the stockholders of United Natural Foods, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an amendment to United Natural Foods, Inc. 2020 Equity Incentive Plan (the “Amended and Restated Equity Incentive Plan”) solely to increase the number of shares that may be issued under the Plan by 3,600,000. A detailed summary of the material terms of the Amended and Restated Equity Incentive Plan appears on pages 55-61 of the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A (the “Proxy Statement”), which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 25, 2020. This summary of the Amended and Restated Equity Incentive Plan is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amended and Restated Equity Incentive Plan, which is filed as Annex A to the Proxy Statement and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the Company’s Annual Meeting, a total of 46,792,476 shares of the Company’s common stock, out of a total of 56,047,636 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote as of November 16, 2020, the record date, were present in person or represented by proxies. The Company’s stockholders voted on four proposals at the Annual Meeting. The results of voting on the four proposals, including final voting tabulations, are set forth below.
(1) The stockholders elected Eric F. Artz, Ann Torre Bates, Denise M. Clark, Daphne J. Dufresne, Michael S. Funk, James Muehlbauer, Peter A. Roy, Steven L. Spinner, and Jack Stahl to serve as Directors until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified.
|Eric F. Artz||32,230,282 ||762,603 ||189,184 ||13,610,407 |
|Ann Torre Bates||32,179,538 ||816,952 ||185,579 ||13,610,407 |
|Denise M. Clark||32,301,060 ||691,864 ||189,145 ||13,610,407 |
|Daphne J. Dufresne||32,006,722 ||988,834 ||186,513 ||13,610,407 |
|Michael S. Funk||32,386,278 ||606,907 ||188,884 ||13,610,407 |
|James Muehlbauer||32,123,884 ||867,422 ||190,763 ||13,610,407 |
|Peter A.Roy||28,304,244 ||4,641,829 ||235,996 ||13,610,407 |
|Steven L. Spinner||28,012,826 ||5,037,068 ||132,175 ||13,610,407 |
|Jack Stahl||28,534,788 ||4,466,353 ||180,928 ||13,610,407 |
(2) The stockholders approved the ratification of the selection of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2021.
|41,503,056 ||4,566,624 ||722,796 ||-|
(3) The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the Company’s executive compensation.
|19,720,088 ||13,017,473 ||444,508 ||13,610,407 |
(4) The stockholders approved the Amendment to the Amended and Restated Equity Incentive Plan.
|19,044,688 ||13,956,646 ||180,735 ||13,610,407 |
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.
|UNITED NATURAL FOODS, INC.|
By: /s/ Jill E. Sutton
|Name: Jill E. Sutton|
|Title: Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|
Date: January 13, 2021