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NWLI National Western Life

Filed: 24 Jun 21, 10:49am

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 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) June 24, 2021 (June 18, 2021)
 
NATIONAL WESTERN LIFE GROUP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
 
Delaware 000-55522 47-3339380
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 (Commission
File Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
10801 N. Mopac Expy Bldg 3
Austin,Texas 78759
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (512) 836-1010
 
Not Applicable
 (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 
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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class to be registered: Trading Symbol Name of each exchange on which each class is to be registered:
Class A Common Stock, $0.01 par value NWLI The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

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 the chapter) or Rule 12-b2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of the 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 June 18, 2021, National Western Life Group, Inc. (the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders in Austin, Texas to consider and vote on the matters listed below. These matters are described in detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A originally filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2021. There were 3,436,020 shares of Class A common stock entitled to vote at the meeting and a total of 3,234,243 shares, or 94.1%, were present or represented by proxy at the meeting. In addition, there were 200,000 shares of Class B common stock entitled to vote at the meeting of which 100.0% of the shares were present or represented by proxy. Set forth below are the voting results for each proposal submitted to a vote of stockholders.

Proposal 1. Election of Directors

The Class A and Class B stockholders of the Company elected each of their respective director nominees nominated by the Company’s Board of Directors. The results of the voting were as follows:

Class A Director NomineeForWithheld
David S. Boone1,737,459 998,873 
Stephen E. Glasgow1,781,268 955,064 
E.J. Pederson1,778,795 957,537 

Class B Director NomineeForWithheld
Ross R. Moody200,000 
Ann M. Moody200,000 
Charles D. Milos200,000 
Frances A. Moody-Dahlberg200,000 
E. Douglas McLeod200,000 
Dr. Thomas A. Blackwell200,000 

There were 497,911 broker non-votes for each Class A director nominee and none for each Class B director nominee. The individuals shown above were elected to serve as a director until the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified.

Proposal 2. Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

The Class A and Class B stockholders of the Company ratified the appointment of BKD, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021. The results of the voting were as follows:

ForAgainstAbstain
3,034,122 397,857 2,264 





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.
NATIONAL WESTERN LIFE GROUP, INC.
Date: June 24, 2021/S/Brian M. Pribyl
Brian M. Pribyl
Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer
and Treasurer