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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): April 23, 2020

 

NEWMARKET CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Virginia

 

1-32190

 

20-0812170

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

330 South Fourth Street,

Richmond, Virginia

 

23219

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (804) 788-5000

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))

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, without par value

 

NEU

 

New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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.

On April 23, 2020, NewMarket Corporation (the “Company”) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The proposals listed below were submitted to a vote of shareholders, and are described in the Company’s definitive Proxy Statement (the “Proxy Statement”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 11, 2020. The results are as follows:

  1. The shareholders elected each of the Company’s seven (7) nominees to serve on its Board of Directors for the ensuing year, as set forth below:

Director

 

Affirmative Votes

   

Votes Against

   

Abstentions

   

Broker Non-Votes

 

Phyllis L. Cothran

   

9,085,846

     

414,669

     

5,270

     

860,353

 

Mark M. Gambill

   

8,606,954

     

894,198

     

4,633

     

860,353

 

Bruce C. Gottwald

   

9,421,185

     

79,846

     

4,754

     

860,353

 

Thomas E. Gottwald

   

9,322,217

     

178,529

     

5,039

     

860,353

 

Patrick D. Hanley

   

8,271,147

     

1,192,157

     

42,481

     

860,353

 

H. Hiter Harris, III

   

9,453,813

     

46,401

     

5,571

     

860,353

 

James E. Rogers

   

9,247,932

     

252,444

     

5,409

     

860,353

 

  2. The shareholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as independent public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020, as set forth below:

Affirmative Votes

 

Votes Against

   

Abstentions

 

10,245,019

   

113,656

     

7,463

 

  3. The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the Company’s executive compensation program for its named executive officers disclosed in the Proxy Statement, as set forth below:

Affirmative Votes

 

Votes Against

   

Abstentions

   

Broker Non-Votes

 

9,429,066

   

61,970

     

14,749

     

860,353

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits.

         
 

Exhibit 104

   

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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.

Date: April 24, 2020

NEWMARKET CORPORATION

     

By:

 

/s/ Brian D. Paliotti

 

Brian D. Paliotti

 

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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