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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) June 8, 2022

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   1-33338   13-2721761

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

77 Hot Metal Street

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    15203-2329
(Address of principal executive offices)     (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (412) 432-3300

N/A

(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:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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, $0.01 par value   AEO   New York Stock Exchange

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 ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

 

 


ITEM 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On June 8, 2022, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) by means of remote communication. As of April 14, 2022, the record date for the Annual Meeting, there were a total of 169,396,065 shares of the Company’s Common Stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. At the Annual Meeting, 149,291,459 shares of Common Stock were represented in person or by proxy and, therefore, a quorum was present.

The stockholders of the Company voted on the following:

1. To elect two Class III directors to serve until the 2025 Annual Meeting of Stockholders;

2. To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 28, 2023; and

3. To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers.

Votes regarding the election of the director nominees were as follows:

 

Name

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

Deborah A. Henretta

  127,404,984   8,105,275   120,934   13,660,266

Cary D. McMillan

  124,011,406   11,501,667   118,120   13,660,266

Based on the votes set forth above, the director nominees were duly elected. The following persons continue to serve as Class I directors: Jay L. Schottenstein, Sujatha Chandrasekaran, and Steven A. Davis. The following persons continue to serve as Class II directors: Janice E. Page, Davis M. Sable, and Noel J. Spiegel.

Votes regarding the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 28, 2023 were as follows:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

143,957,254

  5,181,173   153,032   0

Based on the votes set forth above, the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 28, 2023 was duly ratified.

Votes regarding the advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers were as follows:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

124,121,314

  10,969,493   540,387   13,660,265

Based on the votes set forth above, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved.


SIGNATURE

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.

 

   

AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS, INC.

(Registrant)

Date: June 13, 2022     By:  

/s/ Stacy B. Siegal

      Stacy B. Siegal
      Executive Vice President, General Counsel
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