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): May 19, 2020

 

 

YRC Worldwide Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   0-12255   48-0948788

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

10990 Roe Avenue

Overland Park, Kansas 66211

(Address of principal executive office)(Zip Code)

(913) 696-6100

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

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.  ☐

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, $0.01
par value per share
  YRCW   The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

 

 

 


Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The holders of our outstanding common stock and Series A Voting Preferred Stock voted together as a single class on all proposals at the Annual Meeting held May 19, 2020. Each share of common stock and Series A Voting Preferred Stock was entitled to one vote.

At the Annual Meeting, holders of our common stock and Series A Voting Preferred Stock voted on the following proposals:

Proposal 1

Each nominee under Proposal 1 was elected to the Board of Directors.

 

Director
Nominees

  

Number of
Votes For

  

Number of
Votes Against

  

Abstentions

  

Broker
Non-Votes

Matthew A. Doheny

   9,367,926    2,593,712    112,335    16,459,858

Darren D. Hawkins

   11,072,366    874,739    126,868    16,459,858

James E. Hoffman

   8,939,181    3,009,354    125,438    16,459,858

Patricia M. Nazemetz

   9,384,509    2,569,800    119,664    16,459,858

James G. Pierson

   10,058,710    1,934,828    80,435    16,459,858

Proposal 2

The appointment of KPMG LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2020 was ratified.

 

Number of
Votes For

  

Number of
Votes Against

  

Number of
Votes Abstaining

26,085,024    2,108,524    339,883

Proposal 3

The advisory vote on named executive officer compensation was approved.

 

Number of
Votes For

  

Number of
Votes Against

  

Number of
Votes Abstaining

  

Broker
Non-Votes

8,178,753    3,601,885    293,335    16,459,858


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 thereunto duly authorized.

 

YRC WORLDWIDE INC.
By:   /s/ Jamie G. Pierson
  Jamie G. Pierson
  Chief Financial Officer

Date: May 21, 2020

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