SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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) December 13, 2012
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3550 West Market Street, Akron, Ohio
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ITEM 5.07 SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.
On December 13, 2012, A. Schulman, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) for the purposes of: (i) electing eleven directors for a term expiring at the 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders; (ii) ratifying the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2013; and (iii) approving, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers as disclosed in its proxy statement. As of the close of business on October 19, 2012, the record date for the Annual Meeting, 29,295,094 shares of common stock, $1.00, par value, were outstanding and entitled to vote. At the Annual Meeting, 27,916,777, or approximately 95.30%, of the outstanding shares of common stock entitled to vote were represented in person or by proxy. The results of the voting at the Annual Meeting are as follows:
Election of eleven directors:
Eugene R. Allspach
Gregory T. Barmore
David G. Birney
Howard R. Curd
Joseph M. Gingo
Michael A. McManus, Jr.
Lee D. Meyer
James A. Mitarotonda
Ernest J. Novak, Jr.
Dr. Irvin D. Reid
John B. Yasinsky
Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2013:
Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company's named executive officers:
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.
A. Schulman, Inc.
/s/ David C. Minc
David C. Minc
Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Date: December 14, 2012