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BGI Birks

Filed: 4 Oct 21, 3:59pm

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 or 15d-16

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of October, 2021

Commission file number: 001-32635

 

 

BIRKS GROUP INC.

(Translation of Registrant’s name into English)

 

 

2020 Robert-Bourassa Blvd., Suite 200

Montreal Québec

Canada

H3A 2A5

(Address of principal executive office)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

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 1.

SUBMISSIONOF MATTERSTOA VOTEOF SECURITY HOLDERS.

On September 16, 2021, the Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) of Birks Group Inc. (the “Company”) was held by conference call in Montreal, Quebec. The shareholders of record at the close of business on July 23, 2021 (the “Record Date”) were entitled to vote at the Meeting. As of the Record Date, the Company had 10,610,973 Class A voting shares outstanding (which entitle the holder to one vote per share), 7,717,970 Class B multiple voting shares outstanding (which entitle the holder to 10 votes per share) and no preferred shares outstanding.

The shareholders of the Company elected as directors, Niccolò Rossi di Montelera, Jean-Christophe Bédos, Davide Barberis Canonico, Shirley A. Dawe, Frank Di Tomaso, Louis L. Roquet and Joseph F.X. Zahra, to hold office until the next succeeding annual meeting of shareholders of the Company or until their successors are elected or appointed. The election of directors by the shareholders was by the following votes:

 

Name  Votes For   Votes
Withheld
   Non-Votes 

Niccolò Rossi di Montelera

   83,489,148    50,292    885,541 

Jean-Christophe Bédos

   83,489,242    50,198    885,541 

Davide Barberis Canonico

   83,488,628    50,812    885,541 

Shirley A. Dawe

   83,489,362    50,078    885,541 

Frank Di Tomaso

   83,489,150    50,290    885,541 

Louis L. Roquet

   83,489,069    50,371    885,541 

Joseph F.X. Zahra

   83,489,473    49,967    885,541 

The shareholders authorized the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent auditors and authorized the directors to fix KPMG LLP’s remuneration by a vote of 84,401,797 shares in favor, 22,951 shares against, 233 shares abstaining and 0 shares non-voting.

 

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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, thereunto duly authorized.

 

  BIRKS GROUP INC.
  (Registrant)
  By: 

/s/ Miranda Melfi

   Miranda Melfi
Date: October 4, 2021   Vice President, Human Resources, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary