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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 17, 2018

GERMAN AMERICAN BANCORP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Indiana
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
001-15877
35-1547518
(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)
711 Main Street
Box 810
Jasper, Indiana


47546
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (812) 482-1314

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

(a)    German American Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of shareholders on May 17, 2018.

(b)    At the close of business on March 12, 2018, the record date for the annual meeting, 22,934,403 of the Company’s common shares were issued and outstanding. Matters voted upon at the annual meeting were as follows:

1.Election of three (3) directors to serve until the 2021 annual meeting of shareholders; and

2.Approval, on an advisory basis, of the appointment of Crowe Horwath LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.

The final results of the votes taken at the annual meeting were as follows:

Proposal 1 - Election of three (3) directors to serve until the 2021 annual meeting of shareholders:

Director’s Name
 
Votes For
 
Votes Withheld
 
Broker Non-Votes
 
Uncast Votes
Marc D. Fine
 
14,639,470

 
197,699

 
4,779,559

 

U. Butch Klem
 
12,837,068

 
2,000,101

 
4,779,559

 

Raymond W. Snowden
 
14,686,207

 
150,962

 
4,779,559

 


Each director nominee was elected to the Company’s Board of Directors by a plurality of the votes cast among all nominees.

Proposal 2 - Approval, on an advisory basis, of the appointment of Crowe Horwath LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018:

Votes For
 
Votes Against
 
Votes Abstained
 
Broker Non-Votes
19,171,742

 
383,338

 
61,647

 


The appointment of Crowe Horwath LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018 was approved by a majority of the votes cast.

(c)    Not applicable.

(d)    Not applicable.


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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.

 
GERMAN AMERICAN BANCORP, INC.
Dated: May 18, 2018
By:
/s/ Mark A. Schroeder
 
 
Mark A. Schroeder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer






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