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): February 1, 2021
Energizer Holdings, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
533 Maryville University Drive
St. Louis, Missouri 63141
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (314) 985-2000
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 $.01 per share||ENR||New York Stock Exchange|
|Series A Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, par value $.01 per share||ENR PRA||New York Stock Exchange|
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
On February 1, 2021, Energizer Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of shareholder (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, of the 68,536,381 shares outstanding and entitled to vote, 63,237,967 were represented, constituting a quorum. The final results for each of the matters submitted to a vote of shareholders at the Annual Meeting are as follows:
Proposal 1: Management’s nominees for director were elected to serve until the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting to be held in 2022, or until their respective successors are elected and qualified, by the votes of the shareholders set forth in the table below:
|Bill G. Armstrong||57,129,532||240,394||33,323||5,834,718|
|Cynthia J. Brinkley||57,046,011||326,508||30,730||5,834,718|
|Alan R. Hoskins||57,306,630||59,252||37,367||5,834,718|
|Kevin J. Hunt||57,130,454||239,825||32,970||5,834,718|
|James C. Johnson||57,149,658||222,043||31,548||5,834,718|
|Mark S. LaVigne||57,144,207||86,802||172,240||5,834,718|
|Patrick J. Moore||57,249,575||121,196||32,478||5,834,718|
|Nneka L. Rimmer||57,138,180||234,248||30,821||5,834,718|
|Robert V. Vitale||50,366,331||7,003,868||33,050||5,834,718|
Proposal 2: The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2021 was ratified by the votes of the shareholders set forth in the table below:
Proposal 3: The Company’s executive compensation, as described in the Company’s 2020 Proxy Statement, was approved by the non-binding advisory votes of the shareholders set forth in the table below:
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On February 1, 2021, the Company announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share on its Common Stock, payable on March 11, 2021 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 19, 2021 in addition to a quarterly dividend of $1.875 per share of 7.50% Series A mandatory convertible preferred stock, payable on April 15, 2021 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 1, 2021. A copy of the press release announcing the dividend declaration is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
The information furnished pursuant to this Item 7.01, including the attached exhibit, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of the Exchange
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are attached hereto:
|Exhibit Number.||Description of Exhibit|
Press Release, dated February 1, 2021, announcing quarterly dividend.
|101||Pursuant to Rule 406 of Regulation S-T, the cover page information is formatted in iXBRL (Inline eXtensible Business Reporting Language).|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File, formatted in iXBRL|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
ENERGIZER HOLDINGS, INC.
By: /s/ Timothy W. Gorman
Timothy W. Gorman
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dated: February 1, 2021