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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):  May 4, 2021

 

The Manitowoc Company, Inc.  

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

 Wisconsin

1-11978

39-0448110

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

 

 

11270 West Park Place,

Suite 1000

Milwaukee, WI

 

53224

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (414) 760-4600

 

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 Instructions 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, $.01 Par Value

 

MTW

 

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 (17 CFR §230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §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.     

 


 


 

 

Item 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

On May 4, 2021, The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “2021 Annual Meeting”).  At the 2021 Annual Meeting, the Company’s shareholders voted on: (i) the election of eight directors; (ii) the ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021; and (iii) an advisory proposal to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the Company’s definitive Proxy Statement, dated March 25, 2021, for the 2021 Annual Meeting (the “2021 Proxy Statement”). 

 

The nominees named below were elected as directors at the 2021 Annual Meeting to each serve a one-year term expiring at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held in 2022, or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified, by the indicated votes cast:

 

 

 

 

 

Name of Nominee

For

Withheld

  Broker Non-Votes

 

 

 

 

Anne E. Bélec

23,529,875

359,437

4,656,094

Robert G. Bohn

22,984,806

904,506

4,656,094

Donald M. Condon, Jr.

23,145,533

743,779

4,656,094

Anne M. Cooney

23,409,674

479,638

4,656,094

Kenneth W. Krueger

23,649,972

239,340

4,656,094

C. David Myers

23,465,132

424,180

4,656,094

John C. Pfeifer

23,145,050

744,262

4,656,094

Aaron H. Ravenscroft

23,715,842

173,470

4,656,094

 

The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s registered independent public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021, was ratified by the indicated votes cast:

 

 

 

 

 

For

Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

28,286,802

240,657

17,947

0

 

The advisory proposal seeking approval of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the 2021 Proxy Statement, was approved by the indicated votes cast:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For

Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

15,972,457

7,789,192

127,663

4,656,094

 

 

 

 

 

Further information concerning the matters voted upon at the 2021 Annual Meeting is contained in the 2021 Proxy Statement.


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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.

 

 

 

 

THE MANITOWOC COMPANY, INC.

 

 

(Registrant)

 

 

 

 

 

 

DATE: May 5, 2021

 

/s/ Thomas L. Doerr, Jr.

 

 

Thomas L. Doerr, Jr.

 

 

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

 

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