8-K 1 form8-kannualmeetingvoting.htm 8-K Document


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): June 3, 2021
Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
   Delaware
001-3958985-1800912
(State or other jurisdiction of(Commission(I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)File No.)Identification No.)
1800 North Mason Road
Katy, Texas 77449
    (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
(281) 646-5200
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code)
Not Applicable
(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 classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value per shareASOThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
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).
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Item 5.07    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On June 3, 2021, Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting"). The final voting results for each of the matters submitted to a stockholder vote at the Annual Meeting are set forth below:

Proposal 1: Election of Directors

The stockholders elected three Class I directors for terms expiring at the Company's 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, and subject to the election and qualification of their successors, based upon the following vote results:
Votes
For
WithheldBroker Non-Votes
Brian T. Marley70,809,9782,886,1576,628,225
Thomas M. Nealon73,584,385111,7506,628,225
Nathaniel H. Taylor63,825,3789,870,7576,628,225

Proposal 2: Ratification of the Appointment of the Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

The stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the fiscal year 2021.
Votes
For
Votes
Against
Abstentions
78,988,653199,367136,340

Proposal 3: Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation

The stockholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers during fiscal year 2020 (commonly known as a "say-on-pay" proposal), based upon the following votes:
Votes
For
Votes
Against
AbstentionsBroker
Non-Votes
73,259,589289,802146,7446,628,225

Proposal 4: Frequency of Advisory Votes on Executive Compensation

The stockholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, one year as the frequency of the advisory vote to approve compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers (commonly known as a "say-when-on-pay" proposal), based upon the following votes:
1 Year2 Years3 YearsAbstentionsBroker
Non-Votes
72,673,646278,176584,960159,3536,628,225

Based on the results of this vote, and consistent with the Board of Directors' recommendation, the Company intends to include an advisory stockholder vote to approve the compensation paid to its named executive officers every year until the next required vote on the frequency of stockholder votes on the compensation of named executive officers. The Company is required to hold a vote on frequency every six years.




Signatures

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report on Form 8-K on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
ACADEMY SPORTS AND OUTDOORS, INC.
Date: June 7, 2021By:/s/Rene G. Casares
Name:Rene G. Casares
Title:Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary