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): June 8, 2016
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
100 NE Adams Street, Peoria, Illinois
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (309) 675-1000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A
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Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
remove the mandate that the chief executive officer and chairman of the board positions be combined;
clarify that the independent directors shall appoint from their number a presiding director if the chairman of the board is not an independent director;
revise the number of directors required to call a special meeting of the board of directors from any two directors to a majority of the board of directors; and
add the presiding director and the chief executive officer as persons authorized to call a special meeting of the board of directors.
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Proposal 1 – Company Proposal - Election of Directors
All nominees for election to the Company’s board of directors named in the Proxy Statement were elected, each to a one-year term, with the following vote:
David L. Calhoun
Daniel M. Dickinson
Jesse J. Greene, Jr.
Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.
Dennis A. Muilenburg
Douglas R. Oberhelman
William A. Osborn
Debra L. Reed
Edward B. Rust, Jr.
Susan C. Schwab
Miles D. White
Proposal 2 - Company Proposal - Ratification of the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The proposal requesting ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2016 was approved with the following vote:
Proposal 3 - Company Proposal - Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
The proposal requesting that the stockholders of the Company approve executive compensation, on an advisory basis, was approved with the following vote:
Proposal 4 – Stockholder Proposal – Lobbying Report
The proposal requesting that the Company provide a report regarding lobbying expenditures and policies was not approved based on the following vote:
Proposal 5 - Stockholder Proposal – Stockholder Right to Act by Written Consent
The proposal requesting that the Company permit shareholder action by written consent was not approved based on the following vote:
Proposal 6 - Stockholder Proposal – Independent Board Chairman
The proposal requesting that the Company adopt as policy that the Chairman of the Board be an independent member of the Board was not approved based on the following vote:
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
June 10, 2016
/s/James B. Buda
James B. Buda
Executive Vice President, Law and Public Policy