SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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 27, 2020
DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission file number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
|974 Centre Road,||Building 730||Wilmington,||Delaware||19805|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||DD||New York Stock Exchange|
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
DuPont de Nemours, Inc. 2020 Equity and Incentive Plan
On May 27, 2020, the stockholders of DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ("DuPont" or the “Company”) approved the DuPont 2020 Equity and Incentive Plan (the "2020 Plan") at the Company's Annual Meeting of Stockholders in accordance with the voting results set forth below under item 5.07.
The 2020 Plan limits the number of shares that may be subject to awards payable in shares of DuPont de Nemours, Inc. common stock to 19,000,000. The 2020 Plan authorizes the Company to grant Options, Share Appreciation Rights, Restricted Shares, Restricted Stock Units, Share Bonuses, Other Share-Based Awards, Cash Awards or any combination of the foregoing. The 2020 Plan will remain in existence as to all outstanding awards until all awards are either exercised or terminated; however, no award can be made after February 13, 2030.
A summary of the 2020 Plan is included as part of Agenda Item 3 in the Company's definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 9, 2020, and was updated by the supplement to the proxy statement filed on May 15, 2020. The summary is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 27, 2020, DuPont de Nemours, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders. As of the close of business on April 6, 2020, the record date for the Annual Meeting, (the "Record Date"), 733,794,951 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share, were outstanding and entitled to vote. A total of 623,897,973 shares of common stock were voted in person or by proxy, representing 85 percent of the shares entitled to be voted. The following are the final voting results on the matters considered and voted upon at the Annual Meeting, all of which are described in the Company’s 2020 Proxy Statement.
Agenda Item 1-Election of Directors. The Company’s stockholders elected the following 12 nominees to serve on the Board of Directors of the Company until the next annual meeting of stockholders or until their successors have been duly elected and qualified.
|Amy G. Brady||530,505,981||2,810,441||976,871||89,604,680|
|Edward D. Breen||508,113,897||23,055,221||3,124,175||89,604,680|
|Ruby R. Chandy||530,135,062||3,207,361||950,870||89,604,680|
|Franklin K. Clyburn, Jr.||520,790,515||12,457,406||1,045,372||89,604,680|
|Terrence R. Curtin||524,774,156||8,448,778||1,070,359||89,604,680|
|Alexander M. Cutler||508,553,413||24,642,338||1,097,542||89,604,680|
|Eleuthère I. du Pont||524,690,310||8,727,435||875,548||89,604,680|
|Rajiv L. Gupta||475,806,076||57,390,024||1,097,193||89,604,680|
|Luther C. Kissam||524,707,829||8,512,011||1,073,453||89,604,680|
|Frederick M. Lowery||525,766,540||7,476,758||1,049,995||89,604,680|
|Raymond J. Milchovich||525,528,016||7,698,444||1,066,833||89,604,680|
|Steven M. Sterin||530,080,772||3,143,755||1,068,766||89,604,680|
Agenda Item 2-Advisory Resolution to Approve Executive Compensation. The Company’s stockholders approved, by advisory vote, the compensation of its named executive officers.
Agenda Item 3-Resolution to Approve the DuPont 2020 Equity and Incentive Plan. The Company’s stockholders approved the DuPont 2020 Equity and Incentive Plan.
Agenda Item 4-Ratification of the Appointment of the Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2020.
Agenda Item 5-Stockholder Proposal on Modification of Threshold for Calling Special Stockholder Meetings. The Company’s stockholders did not approve a stockholder proposal regarding the modification of the threshold for calling special stockholder meetings.
Agenda Item 6-Stockholder Proposal on Employee Board Advisory Position. The Company’s stockholders did not approve a stockholder proposal regarding a request for a employee board advisory position.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|DuPont de Nemours, Inc. 2020 Equity Incentive Plan|
|104||The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.|
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.
|DUPONT DE NEMOURS, INC.|
|Date:||May 29, 2020||By:||/s/ Michael G. Goss|
|Name:||Michael G. Goss|
|Title:||Vice President and Controller|