United Continental Holdings, Inc. 8-K 2012
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): June 12, 2012
UNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (312) 997-8000
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 12, 2012, United Continental Holdings, Inc. (the Company) held its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting). The proposals submitted to the stockholders at the Annual Meeting were as follows:
Each proposal is described in detail in the Companys definitive proxy statement, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 27, 2012.
At the Annual Meeting, the Companys stockholders re-elected each director nominee of the Board and ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company and its subsidiaries. The stockholders also approved, in an advisory and non-binding vote, the compensation of the Companys named executive officers as presented in the Companys definitive proxy statement. The final voting results for each proposal, including the number of votes cast for, against or withheld, and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, as applicable, are set forth below.
Proposal 1 Election of Directors
In accordance with the Companys Amended and Restated Bylaws, the Companys stockholders elected a total of 13 director nominees to the Board, of which 11 directors were elected by the holders of the Companys common stock, one director was elected by the holder of the Companys one share of Class Pilot MEC Junior Preferred Stock and one director was elected by the holder of the Companys one share of Class IAM Junior Preferred Stock.
The holders of the Companys common stock elected the 11 director nominees listed in the table below.
In addition, the United Airlines Pilots Master Executive Council of the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the holder of the Companys one share of Class Pilot MEC Junior Preferred Stock, elected James J. Heppner as the ALPA director, and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), the holder of the Companys one share of Class IAM Junior Preferred Stock, elected Stephen R. Canale as the IAM director.
Proposal 2 Appointment of the Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2012
The Companys stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company and its subsidiaries for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012.
Proposal 3 Advisory Resolution Approving the Compensation of the Named Executive Officers
The Companys stockholders approved, in an advisory and non-binding vote, the compensation of the Companys named executive officers as presented in the Companys definitive proxy statement.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
Effective June 12, 2012, the independent directors of the Board designated Henry L. Meyer III as the lead independent director of the Board.
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.
Date: June 13, 2012