General Cable 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 10, 2012
General Cable Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (859) 572-8000
(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:
(a) On May 10, 2012, the Company held its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
(b) The matters listed below were submitted to a vote of the stockholders through the solicitation of proxies, and the proposals are described in detail in the Companys Proxy Statement filed with the Securities Exchange Commission on March 28, 2012. The results of the stockholder vote are as follows:
Proposal 1 Election of a Director
The stockholders elected each of the following nominees to serve as a director to hold office until the 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until his successor is duly elected and qualified.
Proposal 2 Ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP, an Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm, to Audit General Cables 2012 Consolidated Financial Statements and Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting
The stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP to audit the Companys 2012 consolidated financial statements and internal controls over financial reporting.
Proposal 3 Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
The stockholders approved a resolution approving, on a nonbinding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Companys named executive officers as disclosed in the Compensation Discussion and Analysis section and the Summary Compensation Table contained in the Companys Proxy Statement.
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.