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ALLY Ally Financial





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

April 28, 2020
(Date of report; date of
earliest event reported)

Commission file number: 1-3754

ALLY FINANCIAL INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 38-0572512
(State or other jurisdiction of (I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization) Identification No.)

Ally Detroit Center
500 Woodward Ave.
Floor 10, Detroit, Michigan
48226
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

(866) 710-4623
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

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):
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share ALLY NYSE
8.125% Fixed Rate/Floating Rate Trust Preferred Securities, Series 2 of GMAC Capital Trust I ALLY PRA NYSE
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 April 28, 2020, Ally Financial Inc. (Ally) held its annual meeting of stockholders (Annual Meeting). The results of voting on matters brought before stockholders are shown below.
Proposal 1 — Election of Directors
  For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
Franklin W. Hobbs 315,601,996
 1,053,602
 331,470
 11,839,972
Kenneth J. Bacon 315,690,288
 703,882
 592,898
 11,839,972
Katryn (Trynka) Shineman Blake 316,113,280
 541,452
 332,336
 11,839,972
Maureen A. Breakiron-Evans 315,904,261
 750,321
 332,486
 11,839,972
William H. Cary 315,467,998
 923,321
 595,749
 11,839,972
Mayree C. Clark 316,281,193
 396,248
 309,627
 11,839,972
Kim S. Fennebresque 311,640,429
 5,010,006
 336,633
 11,839,972
Marjorie Magner 316,257,713
 418,369
 310,986
 11,839,972
Brian H. Sharples 315,887,141
 506,237
 593,690
 11,839,972
John J. Stack 316,021,085
 639,484
 326,499
 11,839,972
Michael F. Steib 316,057,782
 353,105
 576,181
 11,839,972
Jeffrey J. Brown 316,054,551
 606,487
 326,030
 11,839,972
Proposal 2 — Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
 For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 
 301,282,696 15,319,569 384,803 11,839,972 
Proposal 3 — Ratification of the Audit Committee’s Engagement of Deloitte and Touche LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2020
 For Against Abstain 
 309,257,905 19,264,193 304,942 
Item 7.01    Regulation FD Disclosure.
On April 28, 2020, at the Annual Meeting, Ally’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) spoke about Ally’s strategic priorities given the current COVID-19 pandemic. A transcript of the CEO’s remarks is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. The information in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished and is not deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section.
Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit No.Description
  
99.1
104The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL





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.
   
Ally Financial Inc.
(Registrant)
 
     
     
Dated:April 29, 2020 /s/ Jeffrey A. Belisle 
   Jeffrey A. Belisle 
   Corporate Secretary