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TJX TJX Companies

Filed: 10 Jun 21, 2:17pm

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 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 8, 2021

 
THE TJX COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 1-4908 04-2207613
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
770 Cochituate Road, Framingham, MA 01701
 (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(508) 390-1000
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

N/A
(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 classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $1.00 per shareTJXNew York Stock Exchange
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

The annual meeting of shareholders of The TJX Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on June 8, 2021. The final voting results of the annual meeting are as follows:

Proposal 1: Each nominee for director was elected, each to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified.
NomineeForAgainstAbstainingBroker Non-Votes
Zein Abdalla993,290,2037,645,688909,84259,603,060
José B. Alvarez995,158,9405,785,716901,07759,603,060
Alan M. Bennett939,810,57261,109,380925,78159,603,060
Rosemary T. Berkery969,387,55431,576,861881,31859,603,060
David T. Ching944,355,37756,585,917904,43959,603,060
C. Kim Goodwin999,366,0231,597,747881,96359,603,060
Ernie Herrman985,867,35615,082,112896,26559,603,060
Michael F. Hines946,898,22754,041,716905,79059,603,060
Amy B. Lane946,522,94054,452,775870,01859,603,060
Carol Meyrowitz942,741,21058,046,8561,057,66759,603,060
Jackwyn L. Nemerov986,034,91114,935,050875,77259,603,060
John F. O’Brien963,423,81237,514,623907,29859,603,060

Proposal 2: The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2022 was ratified.
ForAgainstAbstaining
1,005,917,76154,875,207655,825

Proposal 3: On an advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed pursuant to the compensation disclosure rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Compensation Discussion and Analysis, compensation tables, and narrative discussion (the say-on-pay vote), was approved.
ForAgainstAbstainingBroker Non-Votes
886,132,59485,383,35730,329,78259,603,060

Proposal 4: A shareholder proposal for a report on animal welfare was not approved.
ForAgainstAbstainingBroker Non-Votes
91,616,617897,695,89012,533,22659,603,060


Proposal 5: A shareholder proposal for setting target amounts for CEO compensation was not approved.
ForAgainstAbstainingBroker Non-Votes
106,707,802889,350,2675,787,66459,603,060



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.

THE TJX COMPANIES, INC.


/s/ Alicia C. Kelly             
Alicia C. Kelly
Executive Vice President, Secretary and
General Counsel

Dated: June 10, 2021