Hillshire Brands Co 8-K 2011
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Sara Lee Corporation
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Sara Lee Corporation (Sara Lee) held its 2011 annual meeting of stockholders on October 27, 2011. A total of 493,871,723 shares of Sara Lee common stock, or 83.61% of our outstanding shares of common stock, were represented at the annual meeting in person or by proxy. The final results for each of the matters submitted to a stockholder vote at the annual meeting are as follows:
In accordance with the recommendation of the stockholders, our Board of Directors has decided to include an advisory stockholder vote on executive compensation in our proxy materials every year until the next required advisory vote on the frequency of an executive compensation vote, which will occur no later than our 2017 annual meeting of stockholders.
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.