Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company) (NEM)

FORM 8-K | Current report
NEWMONT MINING CORP /DE/ (Form: 8-K, Received: 04/21/2017 17:27:44)

 

 

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 20, 2017

 

 

Newmont Mining Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Delaware

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

001-31240

(Commission File Number)

84-1611629

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

6363 South Fiddlers Green Circle, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)

(303) 863-7414

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

 

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ITEM 5.07 SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS

On April 20, 2017, Newmont Mining Corporation, a Delaware Corporation (“Newmont” or the “Company”) held its 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The following matters were voted upon at the Annual Meeting: (1) the election of Directors; (2) the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2017; (3) the advisory vote on the compensation of the Named Executive Officers; (4) the advisory vote on the frequency of stockholder vote on executive compensation; and (5) a stockholder proposal regarding human rights risk assessment.

All matters voted on at the Annual Meeting were approved, except Proposal # 5. The voting results were as follows:

Proposal #1 – Election of Directors

 

Name

   Votes For      % of
votes
cast
     Withheld
Votes
     % of
votes
cast
     Abstentions      Broker Non-
Votes
 

Gregory H. Boyce

     380,957,419        99.73        1,015,486        0.27        4,076,774        39,452,968  

Bruce R. Brook

     381,974,116        99.54        1,763,124        0.46        2,312,439        39,452,968  

J. Kofi Bucknor

     382,502,267        99.52        1,834,454        0.48        1,712,958        39,452,968  

Vincent. A. Calarco

     374,758,373        99.38        2,332,378        0.62        8,958,928        39,452,968  

Joseph A. Carrabba

     368,999,564        98.54        5,449,001        1.46        11,601,114        39,452,968  

Noreen Doyle

     376,634,457        99.49        1,937,741        0.51        7,477,481        39,452,968  

Gary J. Goldberg

     381,729,570        99.52        1,823,350        0.48        2,496,759        39,452,968  

Veronica M. Hagen

     374,850,605        99.30        2,659,114        0.70        8,539,960        39,452,968  

Jane Nelson

     381,472,053        99.71        1,124,089        0.29        3,453,537        39,452,968  

Julio M. Quintana

     381,919,776        99.77        875,725        0.23        3,254,178        39,452,968  

Proposal #2 – Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

 

            % of votes cast
at the Annual Meeting
 

Votes For

     422,333,628        99.26  

Votes Against

     2,493,301        0.59  

Abstentions

     675,718        0.15  

 

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Proposal #3 – Advisory Vote on the Compensation of the Named Executive Officers

 

            % of votes cast
on the Proposal
 

Votes For

     258,915,147        67.07  

Votes Against

     126,303,100        32.72  

Abstentions

     829,432        0.21  

Broker Non-Votes

     39,454,968        —    

Proposal #4 – Advisory Vote on the Frequency of Stockholder Vote on Executive Compensation

 

            % of votes cast
on the Proposal
 

1 Year

     318,803,738        82.58  

2 Years

     662,209        0.17  

3 Years

     66,157,573        17.14  

Abstentions

     426,159        0.11  

Broker Non-Votes

     39,452,968        —    

In accordance with the voting results concerning this proposal, the Company’s Board of Directors determined that the Company will hold an annual advisory vote on executive compensation.

Proposal #5 was not approved. The voting results were as follows:

Proposal #5 – Stockholder Proposal Regarding a Human Rights Risk Assessment

 

            % of votes cast
on the Proposal
 

Votes For

     107,934,747        27.96  

Votes Against

     263,048,523        68.14  

Abstentions

     15,064,409        3.90  

Broker Non-Votes

     39,454,968        —    

 

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SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

By:   /s/ Logan Hennessey
Name:   Logan Hennessey
Title:   Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Dated: April 21, 2017

 

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