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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:  May 11, 2021

 
  CUMMINS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Indiana1-494935-0257090
(State or other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation)
 (Commission File Number)
 (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

500 Jackson Street
P. O. Box 3005
Columbus, Indiana  47202-3005
(Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (812) 377-5000
 
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):
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Securities registered pursuant to Sections 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, $2.50 par valueCMINew 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.




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

On May 11, 2021, at the 2021 annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”), the Company’s shareholders voted on the following proposals:
The election of thirteen director nominees for a one year term to expire at the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of shareholders;
An advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers;
The ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s auditors for 2021; and
A shareholder proposal regarding professional services allowance.
As of the March 8, 2021 record date for the determination of shareholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the Annual Meeting, 146,544,468 shares of Common Stock were outstanding and entitled to vote, each entitled to one vote per share. Approximately 87.3% of all votes were represented at the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy.
The following are the final votes on the matters presented for shareholder approval at the Annual Meeting.
1.Election of Thirteen Directors for a One Year Term to Expire at the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
NameForAgainstAbstainBroker
Non-Votes
N. Thomas Linebarger102,865,362 12,007,382 1,038,251 11,995,697 
Robert J. Bernhard107,358,196 8,253,720 299,079 11,995,697 
Dr. Franklin R. Chang Diaz110,618,643 5,016,259 276,093 11,995,697 
Bruno V. Di Leo Allen114,759,522 829,043 322,430 11,995,697 
Stephen B. Dobbs111,564,715 4,035,050 311,230 11,995,697 
Carla A. Harris113,522,335 2,080,759 307,901 11,995,697 
Robert K. Herdman107,185,428 8,406,274 319,293 11,995,697 
Alexis M. Herman99,736,342 15,918,162 256,491 11,995,697 
Thomas J. Lynch102,318,253 13,305,593 287,149 11,995,697 
William I. Miller106,701,808 8,786,497 422,690 11,995,697 
Georgia R. Nelson105,717,902 9,733,774 459,319 11,995,697 
Kimberly A. Nelson115,058,572 563,765 288,658 11,995,697 
Karen H. Quintos114,826,057 793,076 291,862 11,995,697 
The Company's press release with respect to Carla A. Harris’ election to the Board of Directors is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.
2.Advisory Vote on the Compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
102,276,20513,104,220530,57011,995,697

3.Ratification of the Appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s Auditors for 2021
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
125,429,1282,172,660304,904-





4.Shareholder Proposal Regarding Professional Services Allowance
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
33,354,22282,048,808507,96511,995,697

Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits. - The exhibits below are filed herewith:

Exhibit Index
Exhibit No.Description
Exhibit 104Cover Page Interactive Data File (the cover page Interactive Data File is embedded within the Inline XBRL document).




SIGNATURE
 
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.
 
Date: May 12, 2021
 
CUMMINS INC.
 /s/ SHARON R. BARNER
Sharon R. Barner
Vice President - Chief Administrative Officer & Corporate Secretary