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KMB Kimberly-Clark


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: April 29, 2020
(Date of earliest event reported)
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KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware1-22539-0394230
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission file number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
P.O. Box 619100
Dallas, TX
75261-9100
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (972) 281-1200

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)
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Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common StockKMBNew York Stock Exchange
0.625% Notes due 2024KMB24New 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. o




Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


(a) The Corporation held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 29, 2020.

(b) The stockholders (1) elected all of the Corporation’s nominees for director, (2) ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent auditors for 2020, (3) approved the compensation of our named executive officers on an advisory basis, and (4) did not approve the stockholder proposal regarding the right to act by written consent.

The final voting results on each of the matters submitted to a vote are as follows:

1.Election of Directors:

Name
Votes
For
Votes
Against

Abstentions
Broker
Non-Votes
Abelardo E. Bru240,689,91811,242,317837,46147,815,710
Robert W. Decherd244,298,8787,658,571812,24747,815,710
Michael D. Hsu233,780,84315,918,5473,070,30747,815,710
Mae C. Jemison, M.D.210,797,68341,226,999745,01547,815,710
S. Todd Maclin250,732,2031,188,044849,44947,815,710
Sherilyn S. McCoy241,037,41710,993,285738,99447,815,710
Christa S. Quarles250,916,5411,103,986749,16947,815,710
Ian C. Read246,529,4775,393,197847,02247,815,710
Dunia A. Shive250,767,0501,195,138807,50947,815,710
Mark T. Smucker250,804,8911,079,120885,68647,815,710
Michael D. White249,589,2122,280,321900,16447,815,710


2. Ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Independent Auditors for 2020:
Votes
For
Votes
Against

Abstentions
283,983,42215,728,355873,249


3. Advisory Approval of Named Executive Officer Compensation:
Votes
For
Votes
Against

Abstentions
Broker
Non-Votes
239,740,46310,959,9622,069,27147,815,710


4. Stockholder Proposal Regarding Right to Act by Written Consent:
Votes
For
Votes
Against

Abstentions
Broker
Non-Votes
124,365,952125,091,7053,309,15247,815,710




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.








KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION
Date:April 29, 2020By:/s/ Grant B. McGee
Grant B. McGee
Vice President and Secretary