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Utz Brands (UTZ)

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The 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Utz Brands, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on May 5, 2022.


Proxies for the meeting were solicited pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on four proposals. The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 23, 2022 (the “Proxy Statement”).
Present at the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy were holders representing 133,400,486 shares of the Company's Class A Common Stock and Class V Common Stock (collectively the “Common Stock”), representing approximately 96.7 % of the eligible votes, constituting a quorum. A brief description and the final vote results for the proposals follow.
1.To elect four Class II directors on the Company’s Board of Directors until the 2025 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their successors are elected and qualified.
NomineeVotes ForWithheldBroker Non-Votes
Antonio Fernandez115,914,73610,871,2886,614,462
Michael Rice114,543,77612,242,2486,614,462
Craig Steeneck115,869,32810,916,6966,614,462
Pamela Stewart126,471,231314,7936,614,462


As a result, each nominee was elected to serve as a director for a term expiring at the 2025 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their successors are elected and qualified.
2.To vote on a non-binding, advisory resolution to approve executive compensation.
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
125,915,432747,358123,2346,614,462


As a result, the Company’s stockholders approved, in a non-binding advisory vote, the compensation to be paid to the Company’s named executive officers as described in the Proxy Statement.
3. To vote on a non-binding, advisory proposal on the frequency of holding future votes regarding executive compensation.
One yearTwo YearsThree YearsAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
126,577,61548,15374,04186,2156,614,462



Based on the results of the vote, and consistent with the Board’s recommendation, the Board has determined to hold a non-binding advisory vote regarding executive compensation every year until the next required non-binding advisory vote on the frequency of holding future votes regarding executive compensation.
4.To ratify the selection by our audit committee of Grant Thornton, LLP to serve as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending January 1, 2023.
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentions
133,152,648173,12274,716


As a result, the Company’s stockholders ratified the selection of Grant Thornton, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 1, 2023.