QUAD Quad/Graphics

Filed: 19 May 21, 9:25am

Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 17, 2021
Quad/Graphics, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other
jurisdiction of
(Commission File
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

N61 W23044 Harry’s Way, Sussex, Wisconsin 53089-3995
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(414) 566-6000
(Registrant’s telephone number)

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Securities registered pursuant to 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Class A Common Stock, par value $0.025 per shareQUADThe 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 5.07.    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 17, 2021, Quad/Graphics, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2021 annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s shareholders voted on the following proposal:

The election of all nine directors to the Company’s Board of Directors for a one-year term to expire at the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of shareholders.

As of the March 11, 2021 record date for the determination of the shareholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the Annual Meeting, 40,449,841 shares of the Company’s class A common stock were outstanding and eligible to vote with an aggregate of 40,449,841 votes; and 13,556,858 shares of the Company’s class B common stock were outstanding and eligible to vote with an aggregate of 135,568,580 votes. Approximately 90.0% of all votes were represented at the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy. The following are the final votes on the matters presented for shareholder consideration at the Annual Meeting:

Election of Directors

The shareholders elected Mark A. Angelson, Douglas P. Buth, John C. Fowler, Stephen M. Fuller, Christopher B. Harned, J. Joel Quadracci, Dr. Kathryn Quadracci Flores, Jay O. Rothman and John S. Shiely as directors for a one-year term to expire at the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of shareholders. The results of the vote were as follows:
ForWithheldBroker Non-Votes
Mark A. Angelson155,620,690 98.23 %2,809,490 1.77 %— N/A
Douglas P. Buth153,958,350 97.18 %4,471,830 2.82 %— N/A
John C. Fowler146,885,776 92.71 %11,544,404 7.29 %— N/A
Stephen M. Fuller155,451,402 98.12 %2,978,778 1.88 %— N/A
Christopher B. Harned149,838,436 94.58 %8,591,744 5.42 %— N/A
J. Joel Quadracci151,663,127 95.73 %6,767,053 4.27 %— N/A
Kathryn Quadracci Flores150,290,301 94.86 %8,139,879 5.14 %— N/A
Jay O. Rothman148,952,112 94.02 %9,478,068 5.98 %— N/A
John S. Shiely152,406,518 96.20 %6,023,662 3.80 %— N/A
(1)Based on a total of all votes received and eligible to be counted as voted on this proposal at the Annual Meeting.
(2)“N/A” means that abstentions and/or broker non-votes do not have any effect on the voting results on this proposal.


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 19, 2021
By:/s/ Jennifer J. Kent
Jennifer J. Kent
Executive Vice President of Administration,
General Counsel and Secretary