PEOPLES FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP. (NASDAQ:PFIS) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

PEOPLES FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP. (NASDAQ:PFIS) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

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The 2018 annual meeting of shareholders of Peoples Financial Services Corp. (the “Company”) was held on May12, 2018. At the annual meeting, the shareholders of the Company voted to elect three directors to the Company’s board of directors, each to serve until the 2021 annual meeting of shareholders and until his successor has been selected and qualified; to approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers; and to ratify the selection of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December31, 2018.

The names of each director elected at the annual meeting, as well as the number of votes cast for or withheld and the number of broker non-votes as to each director nominee, are as follows:

Name

For

Withheld

Broker Non-Votes

Richard S. Lochen,Jr.

3,833,882

733,540

1,315,729

James B. Nicholas

4,195,333

372,089

1,315,729

Steven L. Weinberger

4,218,513

348,909

1,315,729

As to the proposal to approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, the number of votes cast for and against, as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, are as follows:

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

4,091,213

306,408

169,801

1,315,729

As to the ratification of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December31, 2018, the number of votes cast for and against, as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, are as follows:

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

5,741,400

55,466

86,285


About PEOPLES FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP. (NASDAQ:PFIS)

Peoples Financial Services Corp. (Peoples) is a bank holding company. The Company provides a range of financial services through its subsidiary, Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company (Peoples Bank), including its subsidiary, Peoples Advisors. Peoples Bank is a state-chartered bank and trust company. Peoples Advisors, LLC, provides investment advisory services through a third party to individuals and small businesses. It provides an array of wealth management products and services, which include investment portfolio management, estate planning, annuities, business succession planning, insurances, education funding strategies and tax planning through Peoples Advisors, LLC. Its trust and investment services include investment management, individual retirement account (IRA) trustee services, estate administration, living trusts, trustee under will, guardianships, life insurance trusts, custodial services/IRA custodial services, corporate trusts, and pension and profit sharing plans.

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