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) June 1, 2020 (May 28, 2020)
|L.B. Foster Company|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|415 Holiday Drive, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania||15220|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (412) 928-3400
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)|
|Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):|
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|Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:|
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, Par Value $0.01||FSTR||NASDAQ Global Select Market|
|Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).|
|Emerging growth company ☐|
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Company held its Annual Meeting on May 28, 2020. The shareholders considered four proposals, each of which is described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 16, 2020. Results of voting with respect to the proposals submitted at the Annual Meeting are set forth below.
Proposal 1: Election of Directors:
|Name||Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker Non-vote|
|Robert P. Bauer||6,580,775||1,425,693||1,376,016|
|Lee B. Foster, II||6,552,976||1,453,492||1,376,016|
|Diane B. Owen||6,588,044||1,418,424||1,376,016|
|Robert S. Purgason||6,581,093||1,425,375||1,376,016|
|William H. Rackoff||6,576,144||1,430,324||1,376,016|
|Suzanne B. Rowland||6,413,893||1,592,575||1,376,016|
|Bradley S. Vizi||6,579,958||1,426,510||1,376,016|
As a result of the shareholder vote, all of the foregoing nominees were elected to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected and qualified.
Proposal 2: Ratification of appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2020:
|Votes For||Votes Against||Abstentions|
The foregoing proposal was approved.
Proposal 3: Advisory approval of named executive officers’ 2019 compensation:
|Votes For||Votes Against||Abstentions||Broker Non-vote|
The foregoing proposal was approved.
No other matters or proposals were voted on at 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.
|L.B. FOSTER COMPANY|
|Date:||June 1, 2020|| /s/ Patrick J. Guinee|
|Patrick J. Guinee|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel,|
|and Corporate Secretary|