8-K

 

 

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: April 16, 2019

(Date of earliest event reported)

 

 

U.S. BANCORP

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Delaware

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

1-6880    41-0255900
(Commission file number)    (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

 

800 Nicollet Mall

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(651) 466-3000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(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)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 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.

 

 

 


Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

U.S. Bancorp (the “Company”) held its 2019 annual meeting of shareholders on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Shareholders considered three proposals at the meeting, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 5, 2019 (the “Proxy Statement”). The final voting results are reported below.

Proposal I: Election of seventeen directors to serve for a one-year term until the 2020 annual meeting of shareholders.

The Company’s shareholders elected each of the seventeen nominees for director, and the voting results are set forth below:

 

Name

   For      Against      Abstentions      Broker
Non-Votes
 

Warner L. Baxter

     1,202,378,952        8,820,805        3,198,035        206,002,422  

Dorothy J. Bridges

     1,205,881,419        5,600,183        2,916,190        206,002,422  

Elizabeth L. Buse

     1,206,202,065        5,258,714        2,937,013        206,002,422  

Marc N. Casper

     1,205,625,839        5,491,057        3,280,896        206,002,422  

Andrew Cecere

     1,149,868,350        60,527,854        4,001,588        206,002,422  

Arthur D. Collins, Jr.

     1,119,693,091        86,010,276        8,694,425        206,002,422  

Kimberly J. Harris

     1,205,745,781        5,678,163        2,973,848        206,002,422  

Roland A. Hernandez

     1,098,825,325        112,358,124        3,214,343        206,002,422  

Doreen Woo Ho

     1,204,846,935        6,693,754        2,857,103        206,002,422  

Olivia F. Kirtley

     1,173,557,585        35,101,609        5,738,598        206,002,422  

Karen S. Lynch

     1,206,074,952        5,352,118        2,970,722        206,002,422  

Richard P. McKenney

     1,206,481,929        4,742,787        3,173,076        206,002,422  

Yusuf I. Mehdi

     1,202,763,395        8,444,896        3,189,501        206,002,422  

David B. O’Maley

     1,158,909,791        49,136,065        6,351,936        206,002,422  

O’dell M. Owens, M.D., MPH

     1,165,489,268        42,797,665        6,110,859        206,002,422  

Craig D. Schnuck

     1,182,380,608        28,865,951        3,151,233        206,002,422  

Scott W. Wine

     886,417,590        323,017,134        4,963,068        206,002,422  

Proposal II: Ratification of the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for the 2019 fiscal year.

The Company’s shareholders ratified the selection of Ernst & Young LLP, and the voting results are set forth below:

 

For

  Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
1,395,132,985   22,093,638   3,173,591  

Proposal III: Advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company’s executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement.

 

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The Company’s shareholders gave advisory approval of the compensation of the Company’s executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement, and the voting results are set forth below:

 

For

  Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
1,154,811,636   52,529,667   7,056,489   206,002,422

 

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SIGNATURE

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.

 

U.S. BANCORP
By:   /s/ James L. Chosy
  James L. Chosy
  Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Date: April 17, 2019

 

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