ASCENA RETAIL GROUP, INC. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

ASCENA RETAIL GROUP, INC. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On December 8, 2016, Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (the Company) held
its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting). At the
Annual Meeting, the following items were voted upon: (1) the
election of two directors to serve on the board of directors for
three-year terms and until their successors are duly elected and
qualified; (2) a proposal to consider the approval, by
non-binding advisory vote, of the compensation paid to the
Companys named executive officers during fiscal 2016 (commonly
known as the say-on-pay proposal); and (3) the ratification of
the appointment of Deloitte Touche LLP as the Companys
Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the fiscal year
ending July 29, 2017. The voting results at the Annual Meeting,
with respect to each of the matters described above, were as
follows:
1. The two directors were elected based upon the following votes:
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
Kay Krill
142,393,482
26,469,243
32,525
16,326,734
Katie J. Bayne
146,749,107
22,113,517
32,626
16,326,734
2.
The compensation paid to the Companys named executive
officers during fiscal 2016 (commonly known as the
say-on-pay proposal), was approved, by non-binding advisory
vote, based upon the following votes:
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
167,103,849
1,694,216
97,185
16,326,734
3.
The appointment of Deloitte Touche LLP as the Companys
Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the
fiscal year ending July 29, 2017 was ratified based upon
the following votes:
For
Against
Abstain
184,386,897
759,024
76,063


About ASCENA RETAIL GROUP, INC. (NASDAQ:ASNA)

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. is a specialty retailer of apparel for women and tween girls. The Company operates through six segments: ANN, Justice, Lane Bryant, maurices, dressbarn and Catherines. The ANN segment offers feminine classics and fashion choices, sold primarily under the Ann Taylor and LOFT brands. The Justice segment offers apparel to girls who are aged 6 to 12. The Lane Bryant segment offers apparel to female customers in plus-sizes 14-28. The maurices segment offers women’s casual clothing, career wear, dressy apparel, active wear and accessories. The dressbarn segment consists of the specialty retail, outlet and e-commerce operations of the dressbarn brand. The Catherines segment offers classic apparel and accessories to female customers for wear-to-work and casual lifestyles. As of July 30, 2016, the Company operated approximately 4,900 stores in 49 United States’ states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Puerto Rico.

ASCENA RETAIL GROUP, INC. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Recent Trading Information

ASCENA RETAIL GROUP, INC. (NASDAQ:ASNA) closed its last trading session down -0.10 at 7.57 with 3,442,542 shares trading hands.

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