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SFNC Simmons First National

Employees

Data from SEC filings
Employee count
CEO pay ratio
CEO Salary
Median Employee Salary

ESG framework mentions

In last year of SEC filings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
No mentions
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
No mentions
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
No mentions
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
No mentions

Shareholder alignment

Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM


On May 20, 2021, Simmons First National Corporation (“Corporation”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (“Meeting”) at the Corporation’s corporate offices in Little Rock, Arkansas. At the Meeting, the following matters were submitted to the Corporation’s security holders for consideration: (1) ratification of the action of the Corporation’s board of directors fixing the number of directors at sixteen, (2) election of sixteen directors, (3) adoption of a non-binding resolution approving the compensation of the named executive officers of the Corporation, (4) ratification of the Audit Committee’s selection of the accounting firm BKD, LLP as independent auditors of the Corporation and its subsidiaries for the year ending December 31, 2021, (5) revision of outdated information in the Corporation’s Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation, and (6) inclusion of provisions in the Corporation’s Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation to provide for majority voting in uncontested elections of directors.

At the Meeting, all sixteen directors were elected by proxies solicited pursuant to Section 14 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, without any solicitation in opposition thereto. The following table summarizes the required analysis of the voting by security holders at the Meeting:

Voting of Shares





Action


For


%


Against


%


Abstain


%
Broker

Non-Votes
Fix the number of directors at sixteen82,756,49797.871,651,8981.95153,4310.1811,667,253


Election of Directors


For


%


Against


%


Abstain


%
Broker

Non-Votes
Jay D. Burchfield83,888,02899.20520,7700.62153,0280.1811,667,253
Marty D. Casteel83,581,12298.84840,1940.99140,5100.1711,667,253
William E. Clark, II78,609,16792.965,808,8026.87143,8580.1711,667,253
Steven A. Cosse82,573,61497.641,847,7072.19140,5050.1711,667,253
Mark C. Doramus83,605,32498.87809,7620.96146,7410.1711,667,253
Edward Drilling83,172,52198.361,235,8041.46153,5020.1811,667,253
Eugene Hunt83,418,05198.651,000,8661.18142,9100.1711,667,253
Jerry Hunter83,425,64698.65987,1511.17149,0300.1811,667,253
Susan Lanigan83,082,16098.251,331,6661.57148,0020.1811,667,253
George A. Makris, Jr.81,783,45096.712,634,1303.12144,2460.1711,667,253
W. Scott McGeorge83,035,08398.201,387,6441.64139,1000.1611,667,253
Tom E. Purvis84,072,92399.42340,0670.40148,8360.1811,667,253
Robert L. Shoptaw82,566,65097.641,852,0722.19143,1040.1711,667,253
Julie Stackhouse84,187,52299.55224,8920.27149,4130.1811,667,253
Russell Teubner84,176,75199.54234,4510.28150,6260.1811,667,253
Mindy West83,606,60298.87715,4330.85239,7920.2811,667,253


Action


For


%


Against


%


Abstain


%
Broker

Non-Votes
Adoption of a non-binding resolution approving the compensation of the named executive officers82,712,71797.821,373,8081.62475,3010.5611,667,253


Action


For


%


Against


%


Abstain


%
Broker

Non-Votes
Ratification of the Audit Committee’s selection of BKD, LLP as independent auditors of the Corporation and its subsidiaries for the year ending December 31, 202194,694,13998.411,378,2851.43156,6570.160


Action


For


%


Against


%


Abstain


%
Broker

Non-Votes
Revision of outdated information in the Corporation’s Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation84,257,22899.6484,8960.10219,7030.2611,667,253
ActionFor%Against%Abstain%Broker

Non-Votes
Inclusion of provisions in the Corporation’s Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation to provide for majority voting in uncontested elections of directors83,950,03399.27377,5650.45234,2290.2811,667,253