MYE Myers Industries





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): April 28, 2020




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Ohio 1-8524 34-0778636
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission (IRS Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
1293 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44301
(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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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, without par value MYE The 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) orRule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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Item 5.03

Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

On April 28, 2020, the Board of Directors of Myers Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an amendment to Article I, Section 3, of the Company’s Amended and Restated Code of Regulations (the “Regulations”) to now state as follows: “Meetings of Shareholders shall be held at any place within or without the State of Ohio or, if authorized by the Board of Directors, solely by means of communication equipment as authorized by law.” The Regulations, as so amended, are filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form8-K and are incorporated by reference herein.


Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On April 29, 2020, Myers Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). As of the close of business on March 6, 2020, the record date for the Annual Meeting, 35,724,608 common shares were outstanding and entitled to vote. At the Annual Meeting, 33,187,221, or approximately 92.89%, of the outstanding common shares entitled to vote were represented in person or by proxy, including 2,439,241 brokernon-votes. At the Annual Meeting, the shareholders of the Company voted as set forth below on the following proposals, each of which is described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 23, 2020 (the “Proxy Statement”).

Proposal No. 1. Election of Directors.

The Company’s shareholders elected, with the respective votes set forth opposite their names, the following persons to the Company’s Board of Directors to hold office until the 2021 annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are duly elected and qualified:



  For   Withheld   Broker Non-Vote 

Sarah R. Coffin

   30,462,439    285,541    2,439,241 

Ronald M. De Feo

   30,453,999    293,981    2,439,241 

William A. Foley

   30,341,982    405,998    2,439,241 

F. Jack Liebau, Jr.

   30,494,512    253,468    2,439,241 

Bruce M. Lisman

   30,348,382    399,598    2,439,241 

Lori Lutey

   30,519,151    228,829    2,439,241 

Michael McGaugh

   30,643,605    104,375    2,439,241 

Jane Scaccetti

   30,507,884    240,096    2,439,241 

Robert A. Stefanko

   30,104,627    643,353    2,439,241 

Proposal No. 2. Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation.

The Company’s shareholders, by adopting anon-binding advisory resolution, approved the 2019 compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, with over 98% of the total shares voted being cast “for” the proposal. Voting results on this proposal were as follows:










Proposal No. 3. Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm.

The Company’s shareholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. Voting results on this proposal were as follows:











Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.







3.1  Amended and Restated Code of Regulations of Myers Industries, Inc.


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.


Myers Industries, Inc.

/s/ Andrean R. Horton

Andrean R. Horton
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Date: April 30, 2020