Ferro 8-K 2012
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
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[ ] Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
The 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Ferro Corporation (the Company) was held on Friday, April 27, 2012.
The final results of voting on each of the matters submitted to a vote of security holders at the 2012 Annual Meeting are as follows:
1. Shareholders elected each of the following three nominees as a director to serve for a term to expire at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until his or her successors have been duly elected and qualified, as set forth below.
2. Shareholders ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012, as set forth below.
3. Shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Companys named executive officers, as set forth below.
4. Shareholders rejected the shareholder proposal for proxy access, as set forth below.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On May 2, 2012, the Company issued a press release announcing the election of Mr. Kong. A copy of the press release is attached, hereto, as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1: Press Release
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.