First Busey 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 15, 2012
First Busey Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
100 W. University Ave.
Champaign, Illinois 61820
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On May 15, 2012, the Company held its annual meeting of stockholders in Champaign, Illinois. Of the 86,625,577 shares of common stock issued and outstanding as of the record date for the meeting, 60,617,763 shares were represented at the meeting in person or by proxy, constituting 69.98% of the outstanding shares. At the meeting, the stockholders approved all of the director nominees and the proposals presented.
The final results of voting on each of the matters submitted to a vote of stockholders during the annual meeting are as follows:
Based upon these results, and consistent with the recommendation of the Company’s board of directors (the “Board”), the Board has determined that the Company will hold an advisory stockholder vote to approve executive compensation every year until the next required vote on the frequency of such advisory votes.
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.
By: /s/ David B. White
Name: David B. White
Title: Chief Financial Officer