Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (Form: 8-K, Received: 06/20/2017 17:28:22)

 

 

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): June 16, 2017

 

ECHO GLOBAL LOGISTICS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-34470

 

20-5001120

(State or other jurisdiction

 

(Commission

 

(I.R.S. Employer

of incorporation)

 

File Number)

 

Identification No.)

 

600 West Chicago Avenue

 

 

Suite 725

 

 

Chicago, Illinois

 

60654

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

(800) 354-7993

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

N/A

(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:

 

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

 

o  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 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    o

 

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.    o

 

 

 



 

Item 5.07   Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

 

Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 16, 2017. The matters that were voted on at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders and the final voting results for each matter are set forth below.

 

Proposal No. 1: Election of Directors

 

The following nominees were elected to the Board for a one-year term expiring at the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, as follows:

 

 

 

FOR

 

AGAINST

 

ABSTAIN

 

BROKER
NON-
VOTES

 

Samuel K. Skinner

 

22,804,476

 

2,219,436

 

61,692

 

2,231,977

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Douglas R. Waggoner

 

24,077,410

 

950,692

 

57,502

 

2,231,977

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Ferguson

 

22,836,691

 

2,166,631

 

82,282

 

2,231,977

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David C. Habiger

 

13,489,253

 

11,514,165

 

82,186

 

2,231,977

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nelda J. Connors 

 

24,101,652

 

908,494

 

75,458

 

2,231,977

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

William M. Farrow III

 

24,106,099

 

897,320

 

82,185

 

2,231,977

 

 

P roposal No. 2: Ratification of Appointment of Ernst & Young LLP to Serve as Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the Company for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2017

 

The ratification of Ernst & Young LLP to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017 was approved as follows:

 

FOR

 

AGAINST

 

ABSTAIN

26,158,241

 

142,907

 

1,016,433

 

P roposal No. 3: Approval, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the compensation of our named executive officers

 

The Company’s executive compensation was approved on an advisory, non-binding basis, as follows:

 

FOR

 

AGAINST

 

ABSTAIN

 

BROKER
NON-VOTES

16,666,731

 

8,254,333

 

164,540

 

2,231,977

 

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P roposal No. 4: Approval of the Amendment and Restatement of the Company’s 2008 Stock Incentive Plan

 

The amendment and restatement of the Company’s 2008 Stock Incentive Plan was approved as follows:

 

FOR

 

AGAINST

 

ABSTAIN

 

BROKER
NON-VOTES

19,277,020

 

5,733,127

 

75,457

 

2,231,977

 

P roposal No. 5: Approval, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the frequency (every one, two or three years) of stockholder advisory approval of the compensation of our named executive officers

 

Stockholders were given the options of voting for 1 year, 2 years or 3 years or abstaining with respect to the frequency of stockholder advisory approval of executive compensation; the 1-year option was approved on an advisory, non-binding basis, as follows:

 

ONE YEAR

 

TWO YEARS

 

THREE YEARS

 

ABSTAIN

21,446,095

 

1,982

 

3,572,384

 

65,143

 

Consistent with the Board’s recommendation, the one-year option was approved on an advisory basis. In accordance with the voting results, the Company intends to provide stockholders with an opportunity to cast an advisory vote on executive compensation every year until the next required advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation. Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Company is required to provide stockholders at least once every six calendar years the opportunity to cast an advisory vote on the frequency of stockholder advisory approval of executive compensation.

 

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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.

 

 

ECHO GLOBAL LOGISTICS, INC.

 

 

 

 

Dated: June 20, 2017

By:

/s/ Kyle L. Sauers

 

 

Name:

Kyle L. Sauers

 

 

Title:

Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

 

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