PULTEGROUP INC 8-K 2017
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 3, 2017
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its Charter)
3350 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 150, Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (404) 978-6400
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On May 3, 2017, the Board of Directors of PulteGroup, Inc. (the "Company") adopted Amended and Restated By-Laws, effective the same date. The primary purpose of the amendment and restatement is to clarify the role and function of the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the principal executive address.
The foregoing description of the Amended and Restated By-Laws is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amended and Restated By-Laws (with amendments marked) filed herewith as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated herein by reference. A clean copy of the Amended and Restated By-Laws is filed herewith as Exhibit 3.2.
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Company held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (“Annual Meeting”) on May 3, 2017. A total of 285,694,993 common shares were present or represented by proxy at the meeting. The Company’s shareholders voted on four proposals and cast their votes as follows:
Proposal 1 - Election of Directors
All twelve of the nominees for directors were elected to serve for a term which expires at our 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified, by the votes set forth below.
Proposal 2 - Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2017, was ratified by the shareholders by the votes set forth below.
Proposal 3 - Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers by the votes set forth below.
Proposal 4 - An Advisory Vote to Approve the Frequency of the Advisory Vote Regarding Executive Compensation
The shareholders approved the frequency of one year for an advisory vote on the compensation of our named executive officers by the votes set forth below.
In light of the results of the vote as noted above, the Board of Directors recommended and, consistent with the shareholder vote, has decided that the advisory vote on executive compensation be held on an annual basis.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
3.1 Amended and Restated By-Laws of PulteGroup, Inc. (marked for changes)
3.2 Amended and Restated By-Laws of PulteGroup, Inc.
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.