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): April 23, 2018
The Kraft Heinz Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 001-37482
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
One PPG Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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, we held our 2018 annual meeting of stockholders (the “2018 Annual Meeting”) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A total of 1,139,867,104 shares, or approximately 93.52% of our outstanding shares of common stock, were represented in person or by proxy at the 2018 Annual Meeting. The stockholders elected all eleven of the director nominees; approved our named executive officers’ compensation; and ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent auditors for 2018. The stockholders did not approve the shareholder proposal presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting. The final voting results for the matters submitted to a stockholder vote at the 2018 Annual Meeting are set forth below:
Item 1. Election of Directors.
Gregory E. Abel
Tracy Britt Cool
Jeanne P. Jackson
Jorge Paulo Lemann
John C. Pope
Marcel Hermann Telles
Alexandre Van Damme
Item 2. Advisory vote to approve executive compensation.
Item 3. Ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Kraft Heinz’s independent auditors for 2018.
Item 4. Shareholder proposal related to packaging.
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.
The Kraft Heinz Company
Date: April 26, 2018
/s/ Rashida La Lande
Rashida La Lande
Senior Vice President, Global General Counsel and Corporate Secretary