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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)

Annual Meeting Results

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington,  DC 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 9, 2018



Frontier Communications Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Delaware

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)





 

001-11001

06-0619596

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)



 

401 Merritt 7, Norwalk, Connecticut

06851

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)



(203) 614-5600

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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)



 

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CFR 240.14d-2(b))



 

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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 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Frontier Communications Corporation held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 9, 2018.  The number of shares of common stock present at the Annual Meeting was 66,844,418, or 83.3% of the shares of common stock outstanding on March 12, 2018, the record date for the Annual Meeting. At the Annual Meeting, the following items were submitted to a vote of stockholders:

(1)All nominees were elected to serve on the Board of Directors pursuant to the following votes:



 

 

 

Director

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAIN

Leroy T. Barnes, Jr.

23,762,809

3,382,496

353,869

Peter C.B. Bynoe

24,293,326

2,853,302

352,546

Diana S. Ferguson

24,342,565

2,795,201

361,408

Edward Fraioli

24,312,938

2,810,405

375,831

Daniel J. McCarthy

24,349,427

2,797,670

352,077

Pamela D.A. Reeve

24,350,462

2,804,535

344,177

Virginia P. Ruesterholz

24,353,640

2,800,181

345,353

Howard L. Schrott

23,767,784

3,369,528

361,862

Mark Shapiro

24,032,017

3,102,491

364,666



There were 39,345,244 broker non-votes with respect to each nominee.

(2)The advisory proposal to approve executive compensation was approved with the following vote:



 

 

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAIN

22,849,766

4,166,065

483,343



There were 39,345,244 broker non-votes with respect to this matter.

(3)The appointment of KPMG LLP as Frontier’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018 was ratified with the following vote:



 

 

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAIN

60,938,595

5,049,919

855,904



There were no broker non-votes with respect to this matter.


 

 

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.





 



 

FRONTIER Communications CORPORATION



 

 

Date: May 11, 2018

By:

/s/ Mark D. Nielsen



 

Mark D. Nielsen



 

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary




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