SOUTH JERSEY INDUSTRIES, INC. (NYSE:SJI) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

SOUTH JERSEY INDUSTRIES, INC. (NYSE:SJI) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07

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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 11, 2018, the Company held its 2018 annual meeting of shareholders. At the meeting, the shareholders voted on (1) the election of ten directors nominated by the Board for one-year terms, (2)an advisory resolution to approve executive compensation, (3) an amendment to the certificate of incorporation to change the name of the Company to “SJI, Inc.” and (4) the ratification of the appointment of Deloitte& Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018.

The shareholders elected all ten director nominees; approved, on an advisory basis, executive compensation; approved the amendment to the certificate of incorporation to change the name of the Company to “SJI, Inc.”; and ratified the appointment of Deloitte& Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018.

The number of votes cast for or against and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter voted upon, as applicable, are set forth below.

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Abstentions

Broker

Non-Votes

Proposal 1: Election of Directors

Sarah M. Barpoulis

58,425,733

317,915

100,037

13,697,123

Thomas A. Bracken

56,987,366

1,752,344

103,975

13,697,123

Keith S. Campbell

57,090,549

1,651,041

102,095

13,697,123

Victor A. Fortkiewicz

58,422,495

304,962

116,228

13,697,123

Sheila Harnett-Devlin

57,424,969

1,318,498

100,218

13,697,123

Walter M. Higgins III

58,017,267

723,202

103,216

13,697,123

Sunita Holzer

58,385,360

328,373

129,952

13,697,123

Michael J. Renna

57,665,316

1,064,124

114,245

13,697,123

Joseph M. Rigby

58,349,600

347,018

147,067

13,697,123

Frank L. Sims

58,443,579

297,217

102,889

13,697,123

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker

Non-Votes

Proposal 2: Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation

57,182,817

1,417,281

243,587

13,697,123

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker

Non-Votes

Proposal 3: Amend Certificate of Incorporation to change name of Company to SJI, Inc.

71,597,178

717,647

225,983

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker

Non-Votes

Proposal 4: Ratification of Appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2018

70,145,458

2,314,435

80,915


About SOUTH JERSEY INDUSTRIES, INC. (NYSE:SJI)

South Jersey Industries, Inc. (SJI) is an energy services holding company. The Company provides a range of energy-related products and services, primarily through its subsidiaries. Its subsidiaries include South Jersey Gas Company (SJG), South Jersey Energy Company (SJE), South Jersey Resources Group, LLC (SJRG), South Jersey Exploration, LLC (SJEX), Marina Energy, LLC (Marina), South Jersey Energy Service Plus, LLC (SJESP) and SJI Midstream, LLC. The Company operates through various segments, including Gas utility operations (SJG), Wholesale energy operations, SJE, On-Site energy production, Appliance service operations and Corporate & Services. The Company groups its nonutility operations into over two categories: Energy Group and Energy Services. Energy Group includes wholesale energy, retail gas and other, and retail electric operations. Energy Services include on-site energy production and appliance service operations.

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