NEWMARKET CORP false 0001282637 0001282637 2021-04-22 2021-04-22





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): April 22, 2021




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Virginia   1-32190   20-0812170

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


330 South Fourth Street,

Richmond, Virginia

(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:



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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





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 22, 2021, NewMarket Corporation (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The proposals listed below were submitted to a vote of shareholders, and are described in the Company’s Proxy Statement (the “Proxy Statement”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 11, 2021. 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 Against      Abstentions      Broker Non-

Phyllis L. Cothran

     9,105,377        636,072        5,695        491,386  

Mark M. Gambill

     7,372,323        2,352,538        22,283        491,386  

Bruce C. Gottwald

     9,616,954        126,132        4,058        491,386  

Thomas E. Gottwald

     9,529,285        214,256        3,603        491,386  

Patrick D. Hanley

     9,436,286        307,681        3,177        491,386  

H. Hiter Harris, III

     8,754,543        989,379        3,222        491,386  

James E. Rogers

     9,360,782        383,545        2,817        491,386  

2.    The shareholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021, as set forth below:


Affirmative Votes


Votes Against




  237,272   4,722

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




Broker Non-



  116,578   25,873   491,386


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.






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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 23, 2021


NewMarket Corporation

/s/ Brian D. Paliotti

Name:   Brian D. Paliotti
Title:   Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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