Forest Oil 8-K 2012
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On May 8, 2012, Forest Oil Corporation (“Forest”) held its 2012 annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the shareholders of Forest voted on the following proposals:
Proposal No. 1 - Election of three Class III directors;
Proposal No. 2 - Advisory vote on executive compensation;
Proposal No. 3 - Re-approval of performance measures under the Forest 2007 Stock Incentive Plan; and
Proposal No. 4 - Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Forest's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2012.
On the record date for the Annual Meeting, there were 117,655,065 shares issued, outstanding and entitled to vote. Shareholders holding 105,068,336 shares were present at the meeting, in person or represented by proxy. The results of the voting at the Annual Meeting were as follows:
Each of the directors under Proposal No. 1 was elected by a majority of the votes cast. Each of the other proposals also was approved by a majority of the votes cast. Abstentions and broker non-votes were counted for purposes of determining if a quorum was present, but were not treated as votes cast for purposes of calculating the vote on each of the proposals.
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.