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 8, 2018

 

 

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   1-01520   34-0244000

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

222 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 500, El Segundo, California   90245
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (310) 252-8100

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

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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).

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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.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2018 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 8, 2018 virtually, conducted via a live webcast. At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders were asked to vote upon:

 

  1. The election of eight directors to the Company’s Board of Directors to serve until the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders. The nominees for election were Thomas A. Corcoran, Eileen P. Drake, James R. Henderson, Warren G. Lichtenstein, Lance W. Lord, Merrill A. McPeak, James H. Perry and Martin Turchin;

 

  2. An advisory vote to approve a resolution approving executive compensation;

 

  3. The ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”), an independent registered public accounting firm, as independent auditors of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018; and

 

  4. Approval of the 2018 Equity and Performance Incentive Plan.

The results of the matters voted on at the Annual Meeting, based on the presence in person or by proxy of holders of record of 70,981,099 shares of the 75,558,306 shares of the Company’s common stock entitled to vote, were as follows:

 

  1. The election of each of Ms. Drake and Messrs. Corcoran, Henderson, Lichtenstein, Lord, McPeak, Perry and Turchin as directors of the Company to serve until the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders, and until his or her successor is elected and qualified, was approved as follows:

 

     For      Withheld      Broker Non-Votes  

Thomas A. Corcoran

     66,227,369        814,010        3,939,720  

Eileen P. Drake

     66,515,562        525,817        3,939,720  

James R. Henderson

     64,604,072        2,437,307        3,939,720  

Warren G. Lichtenstein

     63,422,382        3,618,997        3,939,720  

Lance W. Lord

     66,760,529        280,850        3,939,720  

Merrill A. McPeak

     65,869,743        1,171,636        3,939,720  

James H. Perry

     66,528,249        513,130        3,939,720  

Martin Turchin

     66,103,360        938,019        3,939,720  

 

  2. The stockholders approved an advisory resolution on executive compensation. The voting results were as follows:

 

                                                                                                  

      For       

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker  Non-Votes

65,770,584   937,288   333,507   3,939,720

 

  3. The stockholders ratified the appointment of PwC as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018. The voting results were as follows:

 

                                                                                                  

      For       

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker  Non-Votes

69,186,719   1,732,839   61,541   0

 

  4. The stockholders approved the 2018 Equity and Performance Incentive Plan. The voting results were as follows:

 

                                                                                                  

      For       

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker  Non-Votes

64,634,482   2,212,143   194,754   3,939,720


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.

 

    AEROJET ROCKETDYNE HOLDINGS, INC.
Date: May 11, 2018     By:   /s/ Arjun L. Kampani
     

Name: Arjun L. Kampani

Title:   Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary