Anthem, Inc.
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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 21, 2020

 

ANTHEM, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Indiana

 

001-16751

 

35-2145715

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

220 Virginia Ave

Indianapolis, IN 46204

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (800) 331-1476

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):

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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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 Stock

 

ANTM

 

NYSE

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.  

 

 


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Anthem, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 21, 2020. The shareholders of the Company voted as follows on the matters set forth below.

1. Election of Directors. The following nominees for director were elected to serve three-year terms to expire at the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders in 2023 based on the following votes:

Nominee

 

For

   

Against

   

Abstain

   

Broker

Non-Votes

 

Gail K. Boudreaux

   

205,769,063

     

585,698

     

257,685

     

14,525,739

 

R. Kerry Clark

   

205,449,297

     

860,484

     

302,665

     

14,525,739

 

Robert L. Dixon, Jr.

   

203,694,367

     

2,615,145

     

302,934

     

14,525,739

 

2. Advisory vote on the Company’s executive compensation. The advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved based upon the following votes:

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker

Non-Votes

194,155,097

 

11,861,160

 

596,189

 

14,525,739

3. Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP. The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2020 was ratified based upon the following votes:

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

209,444,549

 

11,504,775

 

188,861

4. Shareholder proposal on right to call a special meeting. The shareholder proposal to allow shareholders owning 10% or more of the Company’s common stock to call a special meeting of shareholders was not approved based upon the following votes:

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker

Non-Votes

100,421,424

 

103,046,678

 

3,144,344

 

14,525,739


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.

Dated: May 21, 2020

ANTHEM, INC.

     

By:

 

/s/ Kathleen S. Kiefer

Name:

 

Kathleen S. Kiefer

Title:

 

Corporate Secretary