SEMPRA ENERGY 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
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The 2017 Annual Shareholders Meeting of Sempra Energy (the “Company”) was held on May 12, 2017. At the Annual Shareholders Meeting, shareholders:
(1) elected for the ensuing year all thirteen of the director nominees listed below;
(2) ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2017;
(3) adopted the advisory approval of the Company’s executive compensation as reported in the Company’s proxy statement for the Annual Shareholders Meeting; and
Below are the final voting results.
Proposal 1: Election of Directors
As previously reported in the Company’s proxy statement for the Annual Shareholders Meeting and in accordance with our retirement policy, William P. Rutledge was not nominated to stand for reelection as a director of the Company. Accordingly, Mr. Rutledge retired as a director of the Company effective upon the adjournment of the Annual Shareholders Meeting.
Proposal 2: Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
Proposal 3: Advisory Approval of our Executive Compensation
Proposal 4: Advisory Approval of how often Shareholders will vote on our Executive Compensation
On May 12, 2017, based on the voting results for Proposal 4 and consistent with the Company’s Board of Directors' recommendation in the Company’s proxy statement for the Annual Shareholders Meeting, the Board of Directors determined that the Company will hold a future advisory vote on the Company’s executive compensation every year until the next required vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on the Company’s 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 hereunto duly authorized.