SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 23, 2018
SCHNEIDER NATIONAL, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
3101 South Packerland Drive
Green Bay, WI 54313
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (920) 592-2000
(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 23, 2018, Schneider National, Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company's shareholders voted on the following proposals:
The election of nine directors, each to serve until the next annual meeting and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified;
The ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018;
An advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers; and
An advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
As of the February 22, 2018 record date for the determination of the shareholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the Annual Meeting, 83,029,500 shares of the Company’s Class A common stock were outstanding and eligible to vote with an aggregate of 830,295,000 votes; and 93,885,659 shares of the Company’s Class B common stock were outstanding and eligible to vote with an aggregate of 93,885,659 votes. Approximately 98.68% of all votes were represented at the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy. The following are the final votes on the matters presented for shareholder consideration at the Annual Meeting:
Election of Directors
The shareholders elected the individuals named in the table below as directors to serve until the next annual meeting and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The results of the vote were as follows:
Mary P. DePrey
Thomas A. Gannon
James R. Giertz
Adam P. Godfrey
Robert W. Grubbs
Norman E. Johnson
Christopher B. Lofgren
Daniel J. Sullivan
Kathleen M. Zimmermann
Ratify Appointment of Deloitte & Touch LLP for 2018
The shareholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018. The results of the vote were as follows:
Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation
The shareholders approved the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as disclosed in the proxy statement. The results of the advisory vote were as follows:
Advisory Vote on the Frequency of the Advisory Shareholder Vote on Executive Compensation
The shareholders expressed a preference that an advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers occur every year. The results of the advisory vote were as follows:
In accordance with the results of this vote, the Board of Directors of the Company determined to implement an advisory shareholder vote to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers every year until the next required advisory vote on the frequency of the advisory shareholder vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
ITEM 8.01. Other Events.
On April 24, 2018, the Company announced that its Board of Directors had approved a quarterly cash dividend for the second fiscal quarter of 2018 in the amount of $0.06 per share to holders of the Company’s Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend is payable to the Company’s shareholders of record as of the close of business as of June 15, 2018, and is expected to be paid on July 9, 2018.
ITEM 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit is being furnished herewith:
Exhibit No. Description of Exhibit
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.
SCHNEIDER NATIONAL, INC.
Date: April 24, 2018
By: /s/ Paul J. Kardish
Name: Paul J. Kardish
Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary