SEMPRA ENERGY 8-K 2011
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Sempra Energy was held on May 13, 2011. At the Annual Meeting, shareholders:
elected for the ensuing year all twelve of the director nominees;
ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2011;
adopted by a majority of votes cast an advisory vote approving the companys executive compensation as reported in the companys proxy statement for the Annual Meeting;
adopted by a majority of votes cast an advisory vote that the company should conduct future advisory votes on executive compensation every year;
rejected a shareholder proposal to allow shareholders to act by written consent in lieu of a meeting of shareholders;
rejected a shareholder proposal that the companys Board of Directors (the Board) implement a policy of seeking shareholder approval of certain supplemental executive retirement benefits for senior executives; and
rejected a shareholder proposal that the Boards Compensation Committee include sustainability as one of the performance measures for senior executives under the companys annual and/or long-term incentive plans.
Below are the final voting results.
Proposal 1: Election of Directors
Proposal 2: Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
Proposal 3: Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
Proposal 4: Advisory Vote on the Frequency of Advisory Votes on Executive Compensation
Proposal 5: Shareholder Proposal to Allow Shareholder Action by Written Consent
Proposal 6: Shareholder Proposal Regarding Retirement Benefits for Senior Executives
Proposal 7: Shareholder Proposal Regarding Sustainability as a Performance Measure for Senior Executive Compensation
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 thereunto duly authorized.