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COLM Columbia Sportswear

Filed: 4 Jun 21, 4:05pm

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):
June 2, 2021
COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Oregon000-2393993-0498284
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
14375 Northwest Science Park Drive
Portland, Oregon 97229
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
(503) 985-4000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
No Change
(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)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each
exchange on which registered
Common stock COLM Nasdaq Global Select Market
    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 5.07 SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS
On June 2, 2021, Columbia Sportswear Company (the "Company") held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting"). The total number of shares of the Company’s common stock voted virtually or by proxy at the Annual Meeting was 63,997,795, representing approximately 96.29% of the 66,457,049 shares outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. The following matters were submitted to a vote of the shareholders, the results of which were as follows:
1.Election of Directors. The following persons were elected as directors of the Company by the votes cast as follows:
Votes ForVotes Against or WithheldBroker Non-Votes
Timothy P. Boyle60,797,3701,536,4481,663,977
Stephen E. Babson60,264,8302,068,9881,663,977
Andy D. Bryant56,393,6785,940,1401,663,977
John W. Culver58,569,5233,764,2951,663,977
Walter T. Klenz60,279,3282,054,4901,663,977
Kevin Mansell59,770,8172,563,0011,663,977
Ronald E. Nelson61,593,226740,5921,663,977
Sabrina L. Simmons61,391,181942,6371,663,977
Malia H. Wasson61,502,135831,6831,663,977

2.Ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP. The proposal to ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2021 was approved as follows:
ForAgainstAbstentions
62,803,6881,179,11414,993

3.Approval of Executive Compensation. The proposal to approve, by non-binding vote, executive compensation passed with the following votes:
ForAgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
61,444,118847,21042,4901,663,977




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.
COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR COMPANY
Dated: June 4, 2021By:/S/ PETER J. BRAGDON
Peter J. Bragdon
Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary