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KMPR Kemper

Filed: 11 May 21, 4:01pm

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 5, 2021 
Kemper Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Commission File Number: 001-18298
 
DE 95-4255452
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
200 E. Randolph Street, Suite 3300, Chicago, IL 60601
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
312-661-4600
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
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):
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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, par value $0.10 per shareKMPRNYSE

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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.    ¨



Section 5. – Corporate Governance and Management.
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 to vote on three proposals, for which the final vote results are set forth below.

Proposal 1: Election of Directors.

Shareholders elected each of the eleven nominees for director. Vote results were as follows:

NomineesForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
Teresa A. Canida50,791,722 139,060 47,469 8,005,497 
George N. Cochran50,765,653 150,242 62,356 8,005,497 
Kathleen M. Cronin50,764,972 167,380 45,899 8,005,497 
Lacy M. Johnson50,596,868 330,154 51,229 8,005,497 
Robert J. Joyce48,603,226 2,312,372 62,653 8,005,497 
Joseph P. Lacher, Jr.50,814,799 105,796 57,656 8,005,497 
Gerald Laderman50,775,130 140,189 62,932 8,005,497 
Stuart B. Parker50,774,297 141,252 62,702 8,005,497 
Christopher B. Sarofim50,689,078 227,049 62,124 8,005,497 
David P. Storch47,962,143 2,954,293 61,815 8,005,497 
Susan D. Whiting50,423,106 506,953 48,192 8,005,497 


Proposal 2: Advisory vote to ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accountant for 2021.

A majority of shareholders voted, on an advisory basis, to ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accountant for 2021. Vote results were as follows:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
58,432,914 480,399 70,435 — 

Proposal 3: Advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers.

A majority of shareholders voted, on an advisory basis, to approve the compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers. Vote results were as follows:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
49,498,092 1,314,312 165,847 8,005,497 












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.
 
  Kemper Corporation
Date:May 11, 2021/s/ C. Thomas Evans, Jr.
 C. Thomas Evans, Jr.
 Executive Vice President, Secretary & General Counsel