HOOKER FURNITURE CORPORATION (NASDAQ:HOFT) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

HOOKER FURNITURE CORPORATION (NASDAQ:HOFT) 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.

At the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Hooker Furniture
Corporation (the Company) held on June 6, 2017, shareholders
voted on the matters described below:
1.
The Companys shareholders elected each of the following
seven directors to serve a one-year term on the Companys
Board of Directors by the following vote:
Votes
Votes
Broker
Director
For
Withheld
Non-votes
Paul B. Toms, Jr.
9,074,433
198,419
1,144,406
W. Christopher Beeler, Jr.
8,920,827
352,025
1,144,406
John L. Gregory, III
8,916,554
356,298
1,144,406
E. Larry Ryder
9,044,146
228,706
1,144,406
David G. Sweet
9,071,697
201,155
1,144,406
Ellen C. Taaffe
9,091,870
180,982
1,144,406
Henry G. Williamson, Jr.
9,079,963
192,889
1,144,406
2.
The Companys shareholders ratified the selection of KPMG
LLP as the Companys independent registered public
accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 28,
2018 by the following vote:
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstain
Broker Non-votes
10,335,479
58,890
22,889
3.
The Companys shareholders approved, on an advisory basis,
the executive compensation program for its named
executive officers as disclosed in the Companys Proxy
Statement for the Annual Meeting. The proposal was
approved by the following vote:
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstain
Broker Non-votes
9,171,288
67,765
33,799
1,144,406
4.
The option to hold an advisory vote on the compensation
of the Companys named executive officers every year
received the highest number of votes, as set forth below:
Every 1 Year
Every 2 Years
Every 3 Years
Votes Abstain
Broker Non-votes
7,326,321
22,083
1,774,996
149,452
1,144,406
Consistent with a majority of the advisory votes cast and the
recommendation of the Companys Board of Directors, the Company
will include in its proxy materials annually a shareholder
advisory vote on the compensation of its named executive officers
until the next vote on the frequency of such advisory votes.


About HOOKER FURNITURE CORPORATION (NASDAQ:HOFT)

Hooker Furniture Corporation is a home furnishings marketing, design and logistics company offering sourcing of residential casegoods and upholstery, as well as domestically-produced leather and fabric-upholstered furniture. The Company operates through three segments: casegoods furniture, upholstered furniture and all other. The Company’s casegoods product categories include accents, home office, dining, bedroom and home entertainment furniture under the Hooker Furniture brand. Its residential upholstered seating companies include Bradington-Young, which is engaged in upscale motion and stationary leather furniture, and Sam Moore Furniture, which is engaged in upscale occasional chairs, settees, sofas and sectional seating with a focus on cover-to-frame customization. It also markets a line of imported leather upholstery under the Hooker Upholstery trade name. All other segment operates under the H Contract and Homeware brands.

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