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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)

Form 8-K

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 10, 2016                                

THE TIMKEN COMPANY

 

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

Ohio

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

 

1-1169

 

34-0577130

(Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

4500 Mt. Pleasant St. NW, North Canton, Ohio 44720-5450

 

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)     (Zip Code)

(234) 262-3000

 

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

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.

[  ] 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))


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

At the 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 10, 2016, the shareholders of The Timken Company (the “Company”):

(1) elected the eleven Directors set forth below to serve for a term of one year expiring at the annual meeting in 2017 (or until their respective successors are elected and qualified);

 

NOMINEES

 

  

FOR

 

  

WITHHOLD

 

  

BROKER NON-

VOTES

 

Maria A. Crowe

   68,893,204        709,827    4,907,015

Richard G. Kyle

   68,296,926    1,306,105    4,907,015

John A. Luke, Jr.

   67,674,886    1,928,145    4,907,015

Christopher L. Mapes

   68,915,822        687,209    4,907,015

James F. Palmer

   68,959,099        643,932    4,907,015

Ajita G. Rajendra

   67,495,685    2,107,346    4,907,015

Joseph W. Ralston

   68,225,231    1,377,800    4,907,015

Frank C. Sullivan

   67,873,456    1,729,575    4,907,015

John M. Timken, Jr.

   68,246,923    1,356,108    4,907,015

Ward J. Timken, Jr.

   68,131,700    1,471,331    4,907,015

Jacqueline F. Woods

   67,609,248    1,993,783    4,907,015

(2) ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as its independent auditor for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016;

 

FOR

 

  

AGAINST

 

  

ABSTAIN

 

72,383,879

   1,734,423    391,744

 

  

 

  

 

(3) approved, on an advisory basis, the resolution set forth below regarding named executive officer compensation;

RESOLVED, that the compensation of the named executive officers as disclosed pursuant to the compensation disclosure rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Compensation Discussion & Analysis, the compensation tables and any related material disclosed in the 2016 Proxy Statement, is hereby APPROVED.

 

FOR    AGAINST    ABSTAIN    BROKER NON-

 

  

 

  

 

  

VOTES

66,744,042

   2,535,366    323,623    4,907,015

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

(4) approved an amendment to the Company’s Amended Regulations to reduce the percentage of outstanding common shares required to call a special meeting of shareholders; and

 

FOR    AGAINST    ABSTAIN    BROKER NON-VOTES

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

68,726,732

   734,247    142,052    4,907,015

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

 

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(5) approved amendments to the Company’s Amended Regulations to provide shareholder “proxy access”.

 

FOR

 

           AGAINST        

 

       ABSTAIN    

 

  

BROKER NON-VOTES

 

        68,892,424            422,051    288,556    4,907,015

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

 

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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 hereunto duly authorized.

 

    THE TIMKEN COMPANY
Date: May 10, 2016     By:  

/s/ William R. Burkhart

     

William R. Burkhart

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and

Secretary

 

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