SMUCKER J M CO 8-K 2017
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): August 16, 2017
The J. M. Smucker Company
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (330) 682-3000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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The J. M. Smucker Company (the Company) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Meeting) on August 16, 2017, in Cleveland, Ohio, pursuant to the Notice of the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and the Proxy Statement sent on or about June 30, 2017 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on June 19, 2017. At the Meeting 100,787,990 shares were represented in person or by proxy, which constituted a quorum. The final results for each of the matters submitted to a vote of the shareholders at the Meeting are set forth below.
In accordance with the Board of Directors recommendation and the voting results on this advisory proposal, the Company has decided that it will hold an advisory shareholder vote on the Companys executive compensation each year until the next required advisory vote on the frequency of an executive compensation vote, which will occur no later than the Companys 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
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.
Date: August 18, 2017