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

 

 

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, 2018

 

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware  001-04329  344297750
(State or other jurisdiction  (Commission  (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)  File Number)  Identification No.)

 

701 Lima Avenue, Findlay, Ohio  45840
(Address of principal executive offices)  (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  419-423-1321

 

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report

 

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))

 

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.

  

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 4, 2018 (the “Annual Meeting”).  The following are the final voting results on proposals considered and voted upon by stockholders at the Annual Meeting, all of which are described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting filed March 22, 2018.

 

 

1.  The following individuals were elected to serve as directors for a term expiring at the next Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2019.  The voting results were as follows:

NOMINEE  VOTES FOR  VOTES
WITHHOLD
  BROKER
NON-VOTES
          
Thomas P. Capo  40,616,129  899,904  4,779,818
          
Steven M. Chapman  40,822,075  693,958  4,779,818
          
Susan F. Davis  40,808,840  707,193  4,779,818
          
John J. Holland  40,733,229  782,804  4,779,818
          
Bradley E. Hughes  40,750,461  765,572  4,779,818
          
Tracey I. Joubert  41,083,098  432,935  4,779,818
          
Gary S. Michel  40,927,380  588,653  4,779,818
          
Robert D. Welding  40,715,689  800,344  4,779,818

 

  

2.   Ernst & Young LLP was ratified as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2017.  The voting results were as follows:

 

VOTES FOR  VOTES AGAINST  VOTES ABSTAINED  
       
45,213,291  947,696  134,864

 

 

3. The non-binding advisory resolution on the Company's named executive officer compensation was approved.  The voting results were as follows:

 

VOTES FOR  VOTES AGAINST  VOTES ABSTAINED  BROKER NON-VOTES
          
39,457,154  1,775,150  283,729  4,779,818

 

 

 

 

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 9, 2018   COOPER TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY
     
     
  By: /s/  Jack Jay McCracken
    Jack Jay McCracken
   

Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

 

 

 

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