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SSD Simpson Manufacturing

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): April 23, 2020
 
  
 
Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. 
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
  
 
 
Delaware 1-13429 94-3196943
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission file number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
  
 
5956 W. Las Positas Boulevard, Pleasanton, CA 94588

 (Address of principal executive offices)
 
 
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code): (925) 560-9000
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading SymbolName of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per shareSSDNew York Stock Exchange

 
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:
 
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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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) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

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Item 5.07    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On April 23, 2020, Simpson Manufacturing Co, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on the three proposals set forth below. A more detailed description of each proposal is set forth in the Company’s Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 11, 2020.

Proposal 1:To elect eight directors, each to hold office until the Company's 2021 annual meeting of stockholders or until their successors are duly qualified and elected.

Proposal 2:To approve, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.

Proposal 3:To ratify the selection of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2020 fiscal year.

At the close of business on February 25, 2020, the record date for the Annual Meeting, there were 44,365,526 shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting (“Common Stock”). As the holders of 41,731,498 shares of Common Stock, having a majority of the votes that could be cast by the holders of all outstanding shares of stock entitled to vote at any meeting of the Company’s stockholders, were represented in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting, a quorum was present.

Each of the foregoing proposals was adopted and approved by the stockholders at the Annual Meeting. The number of votes cast for or against, as well as abstentions and broker non-votes, if applicable, with respect to each of Proposals 1- 3 presented at the Annual Meeting, including a separate tabulation with respect to each director nominee for office are set forth below:

 Proposal 1: Election of Directors.
        Broker
  For Against Abstain Non-Votes
James S. Andrasick 39,165,335  424,501  20,063  2,121,599 
Michael A. Bless 22,314,403  17,279,232  16,264  2,121,599 
Jennifer A. Chatman 38,166,207  1,426,245  17,447  2,121,599 
Karen Colonias 38,925,700  676,211  7,988  2,121,599 
Gary M. Cusumano 38,599,682  995,279  14,938  2,121,599 
Philip E. Donaldson 39,351,501  237,953  20,445  2,121,599 
Celeste Volz Ford 39,168,098  418,876  22,925  2,121,599 
Robin G. MacGillivray 38,592,519  998,430  18,950  2,121,599 

As a result, the eight individuals were elected by the stockholders as directors of the Company, each to hold office until the Company's 2021 annual meeting of stockholders or until his or her successor has been duly qualified and elected.        

Proposal 2: Approval, on an advisory, non-binding basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.

FOR AGAINST ABSTAIN BROKER NON-VOTES
39,297,604 293,745 18,550 2,121,599

As a result, the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers as disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement for the Annual Meeting was approved by the stockholders.





Proposal 3: Ratification of the selection of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2020.

FOR AGAINST ABSTAINBROKER NON-VOTES
41,690,748 26,121 14,6290

As a result, the selection of Grant Thornton LLP by the Company's board of directors as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020 was ratified by the stockholders.



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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.
  
 
   Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc.
         (Registrant)
     
     
     
DATE:April 28, 2020 By/s/Terry Hammons
    Terry Hammons
    Senior Vice President and General Counsel
 
 
 


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