SECURITIES & 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):
March 30, 2016
McCormick & Company, Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
18 Loveton Circle
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (410) 771-7301
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):
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On March 30, 2016, the Registrant held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders, at which two proposals were submitted to, and approved by, the Registrant’s stockholders. The proposals are described in detail in the Registrant’s proxy statement for the 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 16, 2016. The final results for the votes regarding each proposal are set forth below.
1. Registrant’s stockholders elected eleven directors to the Registrant’s Board of Directors, to hold office until the next Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:
Michael A. Conway
J. Michael Fitzpatrick
Freeman A. Hrabowski, III
Lawrence E. Kurzius
Michael D. Mangan
Maritza G. Montiel
Margaret M.V. Preston
Gordon M. Stetz, Jr.
Alan D. Wilson
2. Registrant’s stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Registrant’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending November 30, 2015. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:
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.
McCORMICK & COMPANY, INCORPORATED
Date: April 1, 2016
/s/ Jeffery D. Schwartz
Jeffery D. Schwartz
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary