The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) 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.

On April 19, 2017, we held our 2017 annual meeting of
stockholders (the 2017 Annual Meeting) in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania. A total of 1,137,858,877 shares, or approximately
93.5% of our outstanding shares of common stock, were represented
in person or by proxy at the 2017 Annual Meeting. The
stockholders elected all eleven of the director nominees;
approved our named executive officers compensation; and ratified
the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent
auditors for 2017. Item 4, the shareholder proposal related to
sustainability and nutrition, was withdrawn by the proponent and,
consequently, not presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting. The
stockholders did not approve the shareholder proposals presented
at the 2017 Annual Meeting. The final voting results for the
matters submitted to a stockholder vote at the 2017 Annual
Meeting are set forth below:
Item 1. Election of Directors.
Director
Shares For
Shares Against
Shares Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
a.
Gregory E. Abel
1,034,925,102
4,013,561
1,430,752
97,489,462
b.
Alexandre Behring
1,021,291,243
16,237,408
2,840,764
97,489,462
c.
Warren E. Buffett
1,034,782,262
4,372,205
1,214,948
97,489,462
d.
John T. Cahill
1,033,948,062
5,096,366
1,324,987
97,489,462
e.
Tracy Britt Cool
1,035,155,308
3,801,294
1,412,813
97,489,462
f.
Feroz Dewan
1,036,473,110
2,487,259
1,409,046
97,489,462
g.
Jeanne P. Jackson
1,012,552,574
26,520,463
1,296,378
97,489,462
h.
Jorge Paulo Lemann
1,024,419,049
14,414,359
1,536,007
97,489,462
i.
Mackey J. McDonald
1,034,479,913
4,567,676
1,321,826
97,489,462
j.
John C. Pope
1,029,533,433
9,544,782
1,291,200
97,489,462
k.
Marcel Herrmann Telles
1,024,935,571
13,958,413
1,475,431
97,489,462
Item 2. Advisory vote to approve executive compensation.
Shares For
Shares Against
Shares Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
968,110,321
69,758,290
2,500,804
97,489,462
Item 3. Ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers
LLP as Kraft Heinzs independent auditors for 2017.
Shares For
Shares Against
Shares Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
1,132,072,236
4,256,476
1,530,165
Item 4. The shareholder proposal related to sustainability and
nutrition was withdrawn by the proponent and, consequently, not
presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting.
Item 5. Shareholder proposal related to packaging.
Shares For
Shares Against
Shares Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
133,989,146
891,934,922
14,445,347
97,489,462
Item 6. Shareholder proposal related to deforestation.
Shares For
Shares Against
Shares Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
132,184,066
879,927,572
28,257,777
97,489,462


About The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC)

The Kraft Heinz Company is a food and beverage company. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of food and beverage products, including condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee and other grocery products. The Company’s segments include the United States, Canada and Europe. The Company’s remaining businesses are combined as Rest of World. The Rest of World consists of Latin America and Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA). The Company provides products for various occasions whether at home, in restaurants or on the go. The Company’s brands include Heinz, Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Planters, Velveeta, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, and Ore-Ida. The Company’s products are sold through its own sales organizations and through independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative and independent grocery accounts, convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries and pharmacies.

The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) Recent Trading Information

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