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RYAM Rayonier Advanced Materials

Filed: 19 May 21, 4:29pm

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)
May 17, 2021
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COMMISSION FILE NUMBER 001-36285
Incorporated in the State of Delaware
I.R.S. Employer Identification Number 46-4559529
Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.
1301 Riverplace Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida 32207
(Principal Executive Office)
Telephone Number: (904) 357-4600
Check the appropriate box below if the form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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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, $0.01 par valueRYAMThe 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




Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.
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Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (“the “Company”) was held on May 17, 2021 (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, stockholders of the Company (1) elected all three of the director nominees to terms expiring in 2024, (2) indicated their preference that the Company hold future advisory votes to approve the compensation of its named executive officers annually, (3) approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, (4) approved the Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. 2021 Incentive Stock Plan, and (5) ratified the selection of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2021.
The final voting results were as follows:

Election of Directors, Terms Expire in 2024Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstain
Broker
Non-Votes
Charles E. Adair40,905,2183,757,347116,8368,690,101
Julie A. Dill39,312,4735,348,399118,5298,690,101
James F. Kirsch34,751,7789,907,448120,1758,690,101
Advisory Vote on the Frequency of Future Non-Binding Votes on the Compensation of Our Named Executive OfficersOne YearTwo YearsThree YearsAbstain
40,548,49735,4664,057,175138,263
Advisory Vote on the Compensation of Our Named Executive OfficersVotes ForVotes AgainstAbstain
Broker
Non-Votes
39,789,9614,744,345245,0958,690,101

Approval of the Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. 2021 Incentive Stock PlanVotes ForVotes AgainstAbstain
Broker
Non-Votes
39,608,3805,020,194150,8278,690,101

Ratification of AuditorsVotes ForVotes AgainstAbstain
Broker
Non-Votes
53,253,396164,10751,999



    



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Signature
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.
Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (Registrant)
BY:/s/ Richard Colby Slaughter
Richard Colby Slaughter
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
May 19, 2021


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