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): March 6, 2019
HILL-ROM HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
130 East Randolph Street
(Address of principal executive
(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.
Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.'s Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held on March 6, 2019.
The Company's shareholders voted on the following three proposals and cast their votes as set forth below.
1. The first proposal voted upon was the election of nine directors for a one-year term ending at the Company's annual meeting of shareholders in 2020. The nine persons nominated by the Company's Board of Directors received the following votes and were elected:
William G. Dempsey
Gary L. Ellis
Stacy Enxing Seng
James R. Giertz
John P. Groetelaars
William H. Kucheman
Ronald A. Malone
Nancy M. Schlichting
2. The second proposal was a non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation of the executives disclosed in the Company's proxy statement. The proposal received the following votes and was approved:
3. The third proposal voted upon was the ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019. The proposal received the following votes and was approved:
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.
HILL-ROM HOLDINGS, INC.
DATE: March 6, 2019
/s/ Deborah M. Rasin
Deborah M. Rasin
Senior Vice President
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary