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WEC WEC Energy

Filed: 11 May 21, 11:38am

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 (Date of earliest event reported):

May 6, 2021
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Commission
File Number
Registrant; State of Incorporation;
Address; and Telephone Number
IRS Employer
Identification No.
001-09057WEC ENERGY GROUP, INC.39-1391525
(A Wisconsin Corporation)
231 West Michigan Street
P.O. Box 1331
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(414) 221-2345


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:

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $.01 Par ValueWECNew 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.


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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.

At WEC Energy Group, Inc.’s (the “Company”) 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on May 6, 2021 (the “2021 Annual Meeting”), the Company’s stockholders approved the amendment and restatement of the WEC Energy Group Omnibus Stock Incentive Plan (the “Plan”). The Company’s Board of Directors had already approved the amendment and restatement of the Plan on March 1, 2021, subject to stockholder approval. A description of the amendments and key terms of the Plan is set forth in Proposal 3 of the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 25, 2021, which description is incorporated herein by reference. Such description of the Plan is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Plan, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

ITEM 5.07 SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.

At the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting, stockholders voted on the following proposals with the following results:

Proposal 1 – Election of Ten Directors for Terms Expiring in 2022

NomineeShares Voted ForShares Voted AgainstShares AbstainedBroker Non-Votes
Curt S. Culver234,013,8265,856,603972,86133,104,942
Danny L. Cunningham237,210,6032,636,636996,05133,104,942
William M. Farrow III236,509,7673,300,2651,033,25833,104,942
J. Kevin Fletcher236,153,6083,738,032951,65033,104,942
Cristina A. Garcia-Thomas237,769,4922,123,019950,77933,104,942
Maria C. Green237,231,9202,663,338948,03233,104,942
Gale E. Klappa226,695,56613,335,322812,40233,104,942
Thomas K. Lane238,317,2551,497,8061,028,22933,104,942
Ulice Payne, Jr.229,551,78610,233,3721,058,13233,104,942
Mary Ellen Stanek235,176,0564,756,391910,84333,104,942

Proposal 2 – Ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Independent Auditors for 2021

Shares Voted ForShares Voted AgainstShares AbstainedBroker Non-Votes
263,522,9469,220,4061,204,8800

Proposal 3 – Approval of the Amendment and Restatement of the WEC Energy Group Omnibus Stock Incentive Plan

Shares Voted ForShares Voted AgainstShares AbstainedBroker Non-Votes
227,078,31111,493,3862,271,59333,104,942

Proposal 4 – Advisory Vote to Approve Compensation of the Named Executive Officers

Shares Voted ForShares Voted AgainstShares AbstainedBroker Non-Votes
226,373,23412,119,8232,350,23333,104,942
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ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.

(d) Exhibits

104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).
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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.
    
WEC ENERGY GROUP, INC.
 (Registrant)
/s/ William J. Guc
Date: May 11, 2021William J. Guc, Vice President and Controller
    
    
    
    
    
    
    

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