SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549-1004
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 (April 29, 2021)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
8401 McClure Drive
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72916
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of
the registrant's principal executive offices)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock $0.01 Par Value
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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
As further described below in Item 5.07, on April 29, 2021, at the annual meeting of stockholders (the “2021 Annual Meeting”) of ArcBest Corporation (the “Company”), the stockholders of the Company approved the Second Amendment (the “Second Amendment”) to the ArcBest Corporation Ownership Incentive Plan (as so amended and restated, the “Plan”).
Previously, on February 22, 2021, the Company’s Board of Directors approved the Second Amendment, which increases the number of shares that the Company may issue under the Plan by 600,000 shares.
A copy of the Second Amendment is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. The foregoing summary is qualified in its entirety by the complete terms and conditions of the Plan. A description of the material terms of the Plan, as amended and restated, was included in the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 16, 2021.
ITEM 5.07 – SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS
On April 29, 2021, the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting was held, at which meeting four proposals were passed by stockholders.
Matters voted on by stockholders included the following:
|(i)||the election of directors to the Company’s Board of Directors until the 2022 annual stockholders meeting;|
|(ii)||the annual advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers; and|
|(iii)||the approval of the Second Amendment to the ArcBest Corporation Ownership Incentive Plan, as Amended and Restated.|
|(iv)||the ratification of appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2021;|
The results of the stockholders’ votes are reported below.
|(i)||The following directors were elected by the indicated vote:|
Eduardo F. Conrado
Fredrik J. Eliasson
Stephen E. Gorman
Michael P. Hogan
Kathleen D. McElligott
Judy R. McReynolds
Craig E. Philip
Steven L. Spinner
Janice E. Stipp
|(ii)||The annual advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers:|
|(iii)||The approval of the Second Amendment to the ArcBest Corporation Ownership Incentive Plan, as Amended and Restated:|
|(iv)||The ratification of appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2021:|
ITEM 9.01 – FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
Description of Exhibit
Cover Page Interactive Data File – The cover page interactive data file does not appear in the Interactive Data File because its XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document
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.
May 5, 2021
/s/ Michael R. Johns
Michael R. Johns
Vice President – General Counsel
and Corporate Secretary