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Filed: 22 Oct 21, 4:37pm

 

 

 

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): October 21, 2021

 

 

 

GMS INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

 

 

 

Delaware 001-37784 46-2931287
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 (Commission
File Number)
 (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

100 Crescent Centre Parkway, Suite 800
Tucker, Georgia
 30084
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (800) 392-4619

 

 

 

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)

 

¨      Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨      Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨      Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

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

 

Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchanged on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share GMS 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.

 

The 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of the Company was held on October 21, 2021. At the Company’s Annual Meeting, stockholders voted on the matters disclosed in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 27, 2021 (the “Proxy Statement”). A total of 43,157,558 shares of the Company’s common stock were entitled to vote as of August 25, 2021, the record date for the Annual Meeting. A total of 40,042,927 shares were present in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting, representing approximately 93% of all shares entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. The following is a summary of the final voting results for each matter presented to stockholders.

 

Proposal 1: The election of the three director nominees identified in the Proxy Statement, each for a one-year term or until such earlier time as his or her successor is duly elected and qualified. The results of the vote were as follows:

 

Nominee For  Withheld  Broker Non-Votes 
John J. Gavin  39,145,615   220,323   676,989 
             
Randolph W. Melville  39,294,309   71,629   676,989 
             
J. David Smith  39,026,019   339,919   676,989 

 

Pursuant to the foregoing votes, the three director nominees listed above were elected to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors. There were no additional director nominations brought before the Annual Meeting.

 

Proposal 2:  The ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2022. The results of the vote were as follows:

 

For Against  Abstain  Broker Non-Votes 
39,865,673  24,016   153,238   0 

 

Pursuant to the foregoing vote, the proposal regarding ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2022 was approved.

 

Proposal 3: The approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as described in the Company’s Proxy Statement. The results of the vote were as follows:

 

For Against  Abstain  Broker Non-Votes 
38,730,587  475,273   160,078   676,989 

 

Pursuant to the foregoing vote, the proposal regarding advisory approval of the Company’s executive compensation program was approved.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 GMS INC.
    
    
Date: October 22, 2021By:/s/ Scott M. Deakin
  Name:Scott M. Deakin
  Title:Chief Financial Officer