Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of the Security Holders.

On November 8, 2017, the Company held its annual meeting of stockholders via the internet at http://www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/Coty2017 (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on the three proposals listed below, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 28, 2017 (the “Proxy Statement”). There were 689,841,980 shares of Class A Common Stock present at the beginning of the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy, which represented approximately 92% of all shares entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, and which constituted a quorum for the transaction of business. Holders of the Company’s Class A Common Stock were entitled to one vote per share held as of the close of business on September 11, 2017 (the “Record Date”). Final voting results are shown below.

Each proposal was determined by a majority of votes cast, except that the election of directors was determined by plurality vote.

The following directors were elected to the Board of Directors of the Company as follows:

Director

For

Withheld

Broker Non-Votes

Lambertus J.H. Becht

672,116,622

4,054,184

13,671,174

Sabine Chalmers

674,444,692

1,726,114

13,671,174

Joachim Faber

670,677,050

5,493,756

13,671,174

Olivier Goudet

673,586,524

2,584,282

13,671,174

Peter Harf

673,088,699

3,082,107

13,671,174

Paul S. Michaels

668,858,962

7,311,844

13,671,174

Camillo Pane

673,628,136

2,542,670

13,671,174

Erhard Schoewel

668,376,492

7,794,314

13,671,174

Robert Singer

670,298,472

5,872,334

13,671,174

Each of the nine nominees for director was elected to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders or until his or her successor has been elected and qualified, or until his or her earlier death, resignation or removal.

2.

Approval of Advisory Resolution on Named Executive Officer Compensation

The stockholders approved the advisory resolution on Named Executive Officer compensation, as follows:

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

664,265,622

11,771,585

133,599

13,671,174

3.

Ratification of Appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent auditor

The stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, as follows:

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

685,248,882

4,460,895

132,203


About Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY)

Coty Inc. is a beauty company. The Company operates through four segments: Fragrances, Color Cosmetics, Skin & Body Care and Brazil Acquisition. Its fragrance products include a range of men’s and women’s products. Its fragrance brands include Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Davidoff, Chloe, Balenciaga, Beyonce, Bottega Veneta, Miu Miu and Roberto Cavalli. Its color cosmetics products include lip, eye, nail and facial color products. The brands in its Color Cosmetics segment include Bourjois, Rimmel, Sally Hansen and OPI. Its skin & body care products include shower gels, deodorants, skin care and sun treatment products. Its skin & body care brands are adidas, Lancaster, philosophy and Playboy. The Company, through Hypermarcas S.A., engages in personal care and beauty business. The Brazil Acquisition segment includes product groupings, such as skin care, nail care, deodorants and hair care products. It operates in the Americas; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific.

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