SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): January 31, 2014
Tyson Foods, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
2200 Don Tyson Parkway, Springdale, AR 72762-6999
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of
Registrant’s principal executive offices)
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if applicable)
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The annual meeting of the shareholders of Tyson Foods, Inc., (the “Company”) was held on January 31, 2014. Matters voted on by shareholders included (i) the election of directors of the Company's board, (ii) an advisory (non-binding) resolution approving the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, and (iii) ratification of the Company's selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 27, 2014. The results of the shareholders' votes are reported below.
With respect to the election of directors:
Kathleen M. Bader
Gaurdie E. Banister Jr.
Kevin M. McNamara
Brad T. Sauer
Barbara A. Tyson
Albert C. Zapanta
With respect to the advisory (non-binding) resolution approving the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers:
With respect to the ratification of the Company's selection of PwC:
Votes related to a shareholder proposal included in the Company’s proxy materials for the annual meeting were not counted, as the proponent withdrew this proposal prior to the annual meeting.
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.
TYSON FOODS, INC.
Date: February 4, 2014
/s/ R. Read Hudson
R. Read Hudson
Vice President, Associate General
Counsel and Secretary