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Filed: 14 Jun 21, 4:07pm

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 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) June 8, 2021

 

 

URBAN OUTFITTERS, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

 

 

Pennsylvania 000-22754 23-2003332
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 (Commission
File Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

5000 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19112-1495
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (215) 454-5500

N/A

(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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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading
Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange
on which registered

Common Shares, par value $.0001 per share URBN NASDAQ Global Select Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §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. ☐

 

 

 


Item 5.07.

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On June 8, 2021, Urban Outfitters, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s shareholders (i) elected each of the Company’s ten nominees for director to serve a term expiring at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2022, (ii) ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 31, 2022 and (iii) approved, in an advisory, non-binding vote, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. The results of the voting on the proposals presented at the Annual Meeting were as follows:

1. Proposal No. 1: Election of Directors.

 

Nominee

  For   Against   Abstain   Broker
Non-Vote
 

Edward N. Antoian

   89,909,941    285,700    269,243    4,647,486 

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

   82,118,832    8,074,515    271,537    4,647,486 

Harry S. Cherken, Jr.

   59,763,349    30,427,231    274,304    4,647,486 

Margaret A. Hayne

   87,955,536    2,236,466    272,882    4,647,486 

Richard A. Hayne

   89,589,257    531,290    344,337    4,647,486 

Elizabeth Ann Lambert

   88,880,658    1,311,900    272,326    4,647,486 

Amin N. Maredia

   89,131,460    1,061,109    272,315    4,647,486 

Wesley McDonald

   89,136,354    1,055,453    273,077    4,647,486 

Todd R. Morgenfeld

   87,153,789    3,036,309    274,786    4,647,486 

John C. Mulliken

   90,000,490    189,749    274,645    4,647,486 

2. Proposal No. 2: Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for Fiscal Year 2022.

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Vote

94,661,143

 185,227 266,000 0

3. Proposal No. 3: Advisory, non-binding vote to approve executive compensation.

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Vote

80,404,935

 9,781,620 278,330 4,647,486


Item 8.01.

Other Events.

Board Committees

Following the Annual Meeting, the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) reconstituted the membership of its Nominating and Governance Committee, decreasing membership from four to three to eliminate the vacancy created as a result of a Board member’s resignation from the committee. The following table reflects the new Board positions:

 

   Edward N.
Antoian
  Sukhinder
Singh
Cassidy
  Harry S.
Cherken,
Jr.
  Margaret
A. Hayne
  Richard A.
Hayne
  Elizabeth
Ann
Lambert
  Amin N.
Maredia
  

Wesley

McDonald

  Todd R.
Morgenfeld
  John C.
Mulliken

Chairman of the Board

          X          

Lead Independent Director

  X                  

Committee Memberships

                    

Audit

  X              Chair  X  

Compensation and Leadership Development

            X  X  X  Chair  

Nominating and Governance

    Chair        X        X


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.

 

  URBAN OUTFITTERS, INC. 
Date: June 14, 2021  By: 

/s/ Melanie Marein-Efron

 
   Melanie Marein-Efron 
   Chief Financial Officer