Sherwin-Williams Company 8-K 2013
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): April 17, 2013
The Sherwin-Williams Company
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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The final voting results for the proposals submitted for a vote of shareholders at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of The Sherwin-Williams Company held on April 17, 2013 are set forth below.
Proposal 1. The shareholders fixed the number of directors of Sherwin-Williams at eight and elected the following eight nominees as directors of Sherwin-Williams to serve until the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their successors are elected. The voting results were as follows:
Proposal 2. The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the named executives. The voting results were as follows:
Proposal 3. The shareholders approved an amendment to Sherwin-Williams Amended Articles of Incorporation to implement majority voting in uncontested elections of directors. The voting results were as follows:
A copy of Sherwin-Williams Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation, as amended through April 17, 2013, is attached hereto as Exhibit 3 and incorporated herein by reference.
Proposal 4. The shareholders approved the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Sherwin-Williams independent registered public accounting firm for 2013. The voting results were as follows:
The following exhibit is filed with this report:
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.