SPR Spirit Aerosystems

Filed: 4 May 21, 12:34pm






Washington, D.C. 20549







Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 28, 2021


Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 001-33160 20-2436320
(State or other jurisdiction of
 (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)


3801 South Oliver, Wichita, Kansas 67210
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (316) 526-9000


 Not Applicable 
 (Former name or former address if changed since last report.) 


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class Trading symbol Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A common stock, par value $0.01 per share SPR New 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 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On April 28, 2021, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2021 annual meeting of stockholders. The following is a summary of the voting results for each matter presented at the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of stockholders.


Proposal 1: Election of Directors. The stockholders elected the following ten nominees to serve as directors until the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders and until the election and qualification of his or her respective successor, subject to each director’s earlier death or disability. Voting results for this proposal follow.


Name of Director Votes For  Votes Against  Abstentions  Broker Non-Votes 
Stephen A. Cambone  58,907,221   2,309,203   35,138   18,296,594 
Charles L. Chadwell  51,636,023   8,871,896   743,643   18,296,594 
Irene M. Esteves  57,848,432   3,368,202   34,928   18,296,594 
Paul E. Fulchino  53,005,543   8,209,827   36,192   18,296,594 
Thomas C. Gentile III  58,023,433   3,193,026   35,103   18,296,594 
Richard A. Gephardt  57,082,878   4,106,600   62,084   18,296,594 
Robert D. Johnson  54,099,138   7,116,105   36,319   18,296,594 
Ronald T. Kadish  55,808,931   5,406,749   35,882   18,296,594 
John L. Plueger  58,918,439   2,292,479   40,644   18,296,594 
Laura H. Wright  58,922,512   2,291,643   37,407   18,296,594 


Proposal 2: Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation. The stockholders approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. Voting results for this proposal follow.


Votes For  Votes Against  Abstentions  Broker Non-Votes 
 48,474,508   12,698,479   78,575   18,296,594 


Proposal 3: Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The stockholders ratified the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2021. Voting results for this proposal follow.


Votes For  Votes Against  Abstentions 
 78,128,634   1,317,656   101,866 


Proposal 4: Stockholder Proposal Requesting Amendment to Proxy Access Bylaw. The stockholders did not approve the stockholder proposal requesting an amendment to the Company’s proxy access bylaw. Voting results for this proposal follow.


Votes For  Votes Against  Abstentions  Broker Non-Votes 
 21,599,326   39,541,399   110,837   18,296,594 





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.


Date: May 4, 2021  /s/ Mindy McPheeters
  Name:  Mindy McPheeters
  Title:  Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary