SCHNITZER STEEL INDUSTRIES, INC. (NASDAQ:SCHN) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

SCHNITZER STEEL INDUSTRIES, INC. (NASDAQ:SCHN) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2019 annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on January 29, 2019.At the Annual Meeting, all proposals passed and each of the Company’s director nominees was elected. For more information on the following proposals submitted to shareholders, please see the Company’s proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 19, 2018. Below are the final voting results.

Proposal No. 1 – Election of Directors

The Company’s shareholders elected (i) Rhonda D. Hunter, (ii) David L. Jahnke (iii) William D. Larsson as Class I directors with terms expiring at the 2022 annual meeting of shareholders. The number of votes cast for or withheld and the broker non-votes were as follows:

Name

For

Withheld

Broker Non-Votes

Rhonda D. Hunter

20,207,023

398,810

3,141,570

David L. Jahnke

20,350,347

255,486

3,141,570

William D. Larsson

19,694,392

911,441

3,141,570

Proposal No. 2 – Advisory Resolution on Executive Compensation

The Company’s shareholders voted, on an advisory basis, on the Company’s executive compensation as disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement, as follows:

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

19,801,710

695,478

108,645

3,141,570

Proposal No. 3 – Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

The Company’s shareholders ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2018, as follows:

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

23,216,796

408,470

122,137

About SCHNITZER STEEL INDUSTRIES, INC. (NASDAQ:SCHN)

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. is a recycler of ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal, including end-of-life vehicles, and a manufacturer of finished steel products. The Company operates through two segments: the Auto and Metals Recycling (AMR) business and the Steel Manufacturing Business (SMB). The AMR segment collects and recycles auto bodies, rail cars, home appliances, industrial machinery, manufacturing scrap and construction and demolition scrap from bridges, buildings and other infrastructure. AMR’s primary products include recycled ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal. The SMB segment produces finished steel products such as rebar, wire rod, coiled rebar, merchant bar and other specialty products using 100% recycled metal sourced from AMR. SMB’s products are primarily used in nonresidential and infrastructure construction in North America. SMB operates a steel mini-mill in McMinnville, Oregon that produces finished steel products using recycled metal and other raw materials.

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