New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares 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
New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
9 Main Street, P.O. Box 9
Newport, New Hampshire 03773
(Address of principal executive offices, zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (603) 863-0886
(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:
New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. (the Company) held its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) on May 10, 2012. There were 5,835,360 shares of common stock eligible to be voted at the Annual Meeting and 4,760,437 shares of common stock were presented in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting, which constituted a quorum to conduct business.
There were four proposals submitted to the Companys stockholders at the Annual Meeting. All proposals were passed. The final results of voting on each of the proposals are as follows:
Proposal 1: Election of Directors
Proposal 2: Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
Proposal 3: Consideration and Approval of a Non-binding Advisory Resolution on the Compensation of the Companys Named Executive Officers
Proposal 4: Consideration and Vote Upon a Non-binding Advisory Proposal on the Frequency of Advisory Vote Concerning Compensation of the Companys Named Executive Officers
Based on the Board of Directors recommendation in the Companys Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A and the voting results at the Annual Meeting with respect to the frequency of the advisory vote on the compensation of the Companys named executive officers, the Board of Directors determined that the Company will hold a non-binding, advisory vote on the compensation of the named executive officers every year.
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.