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FERRO CORP false 0000035214 0000035214 2021-04-29 2021-04-29

 

 

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 29, 2021

 

 

Ferro Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Ohio   1-584   34-0217820
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

6060 Parkland Boulevard
Mayfield Heights, Ohio
  44124
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 216-875-5600

Not Applicable

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:

 

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

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

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, par value $1.00   FOE   New York Stock Exchange

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.

On Thursday, April 29, 2021, Ferro Corporation (“Ferro” or the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “2021 Annual Meeting”). The final results of voting on each of the matters submitted to a vote of security holders at the 2021 Annual Meeting are as follows:

1. Shareholders elected each of the following six nominees as a director to serve for a term to expire at the 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Company and until his or her successor has been duly elected and qualified, as set forth below.

 

Name

  

Votes

For

    

Votes

Withheld

    

Broker

Non-Votes

 

David A. Lorber

     57,194,882        16,845,875        2,128,161  

Marran H. Ogilvie

     70,970,292        3,070,465        2,128,161  

Andrew M. Ross

     59,539,159        14,501,598        2,128,161  

Allen. A. Spizzo

     73,123,312        917,445        2,128,161  

Peter T. Thomas

     71,481,052        2,559,705        2,128,161  

Ronald P. Vargo

     70,583,142        3,457,615        2,128,161  

2. Shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as set forth below.

 

Votes For

  

Votes

Against

  

Abstentions

  

Broker

Non-Votes

71,814,208

   2,136,564    89,985    2,128,161

3. Shareholders ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021, as set forth below.

 

Votes For

  

Votes

Against

  

Abstentions

75,609,212

   546,735    12,971

4. Shareholders approved a shareholder proposal regarding simple majority vote as set forth below:

 

Votes For

  

Votes

Against

  

Abstentions

  

Broker

Non-Votes

57,152,050

   16,845,447    43,260    2,128,161


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.

 

   

Ferro Corporation

Date: April 30, 2021

     
   

By:

 

/s/ Mark H. Duesenberg

   

Name:

 

Mark H. Duesenberg

   

Title:

 

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary