Armstrong World Industries Inc
ARMSTRONG WORLD INDUSTRIES INC (Form: 8-K, Received: 07/17/2017 14:07:49)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 13, 2017

 

 

ARMSTRONG WORLD INDUSTRIES, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Pennsylvania

 

1-2116

 

23-0366390

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation or organization)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

 

 

 

 

2500 Columbia Avenue P.O. Box 3001

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

 

17603

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (717) 397-0611

NA

(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)

 

 

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:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth compan y as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act o f 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ( § 240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company ◻

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ◻

 

 

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Section 5 - Corporate Governance and Management

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
.

On July 13, 2017, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders during which shareholders: (i) elected all ten (10) nominees to the Company s Board of Directors, (ii) ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2017, (iii) approved, on an advisory basis, the Company’s executive compensation program and (iv) approved, on an advisory basis, a frequency of annually with which shareholders will be presented with a non-binding proposal to approve the Company’s executive compensation program. The voting results are set forth in the tables below.

Election of Directors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For

 

 

Withheld

 

 

Broker
Non-Vote

 

Stan A. Askren

 

 

42,288,480

 

 

 

5,670,902

 

 

 

2,463,217

 

Victor D. Grizzle

 

 

47,807,888

 

 

 

151,494

 

 

 

2,463,217

 

Tao Huang

 

 

47,003,020

 

 

 

956,362

 

 

 

2,463,217

 

Larry S. McWilliams

 

 

46,725,860

 

 

 

1,233,522

 

 

 

2,463,217

 

James C. Melville

 

 

47,140,340

 

 

 

819,042

 

 

 

2,463,217

 

James J. O Connor

 

 

47,540,595

 

 

 

418,787

 

 

 

2,463,217

 

John J. Roberts

 

 

46,711,842

 

 

 

1,247,540

 

 

 

2,463,217

 

Gregory P. Spivy

 

 

47,520,057

 

 

 

439,325

 

 

 

2,463,217

 

Roy W. Templin

 

 

47,063,719

 

 

 

895,663

 

 

 

2,463,217

 

Cherryl T. Thomas

 

 

47,027,846

 

 

 

931,536

 

 

 

2,463,217

 

Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Vote

48,795,737

 

1,624,952

 

1,910

 

0

Advisory Approval of Executive Compensation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Vote

46,957,223

 

993,839

 

8,320

 

2,463,217

 

Advisory Approval of Frequency Vote on Executive Compensation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Year

 

2 Years

 

3 Years

 

Abstain

46,509,231

 

2,353

 

1,398,935

 

48,863

 

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SIGNATURES

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.

 

ARMSTRONG WORLD INDUSTRIES, INC.

 

 

By:

 

/s/ Mark A. Hershey

 

 

Mark A. Hershey

 

 

Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer

Date: July 17, 2017

 

 

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