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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 

FORM 8-K/A

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 14, 2020

 

IMAGE

FIFTH THIRD BANCORP

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Ohio

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

001-33653

 

31-0854434

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

Fifth Third Center

38 Fountain Square Plaza, Cincinnati, Ohio

 

45263

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

(800) 972-3030

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(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):

  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, Without Par Value

 

FITB

 

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

Depositary Shares Representing a 1/1000th Ownership Interest in a Share of 6.625% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series I

 

FITBI

 

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

Depositary Shares Representing a 1/40th Ownership Interest in a Share of 6.00% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class B Preferred Stock, Series A

 

FITBP

 

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

Depositary Shares Representing a 1/1000th Ownership Interest in a Share of 4.95% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series K

 

FITBO

 

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

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.   

 

 


Explanatory Note

The purpose of this amendment is to add item 5.07(d) below regarding the frequency of shareholder votes on the compensation of executives.

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

On April 14, 2020, Fifth Third Bancorp held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

The results of shareholder voting on the proposals presented were as follows:

1. Election of all members of the Board of Directors to serve until the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2021:

 

Number of Common Shares

 

 

For

   

Against

   

Abstain

   

Broker

Non-Vote

 

Nicholas K. Akins

   

531,096,441

     

8,091,593

     

692,932

     

80,750,082

 

B. Evan Bayh III

   

529,824,131

     

9,439,545

     

617,290

     

80,750,082

 

Jorge L. Benitez

   

535,466,641

     

3,821,828

     

592,497

     

80,750,082

 

Katherine B. Blackburn

   

536,409,321

     

2,906,513

     

565,132

     

80,750,082

 

Emerson L. Brumback

   

527,442,213

     

11,747,082

     

691,671

     

80,750,082

 

Jerry W. Burris

   

536,639,323

     

2,576,586

     

665,057

     

80,750,082

 

Greg D. Carmichael

   

507,010,547

     

31,573,544

     

1,296,875

     

80,750,082

 

C. Bryan Daniels

   

536,847,061

     

2,409,623

     

622,282

     

80,750,082

 

Thomas H. Harvey

   

536,050,282

     

3,279,828

     

550,856

     

80,750,082

 

Gary R. Heminger

   

515,607,603

     

23,646,168

     

625,195

     

80,750,082

 

Jewell D. Hoover

   

529,299,376

     

9,931,249

     

650,341

     

80,750,082

 

Eileen A. Mallesch

   

532,956,664

     

6,312,908

     

611,394

     

80,750,082

 

Michael B. McCallister

   

532,151,899

     

7,028,473

     

700,594

     

80,750,082

 

Marsha C. Williams

   

523,749,632

     

15,574,030

     

557,304

     

80,750,082

 

2. The appointment of the firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP to serve as the independent external audit firm for Fifth Third Bancorp for the year 2020 was approved by a vote of the common shareholders of 593,377,871 for, 26,320,395 against, and 932,782 abstain, with no broker non-votes.

3. Executive compensation was approved by an advisory vote of the common shareholders of 503,602,666 for, 35,080,584 against, and 1,197,716 abstain, with 80,750,082 broker non-votes.

4. Holding a shareholder vote on the compensation of executives every 1 year was approved by an advisory vote of the common shareholders of 525,837,591 for every 1 year, 783,631 for every 2 years, and 12,413,496 for every 3 years, and 846,248 abstain, with 80,750,082 broker non-votes.

(d)    In light of the approval at the April 14, 2020 Annual Meeting by its shareholders in an advisory vote of its recommendation to hold an advisory vote for the approval of the compensation of the named executive officers every 1 year, Fifth Third will include a shareholder vote on the compensation of executives in its proxy materials every 1 year until its next vote on the frequency of shareholder votes on the compensation of executives.


SIGNATURES

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.

 

 

FIFTH THIRD BANCORP

(Registrant)

             

June 16, 2020    

 

 

By:

 

/s/ SUSAN B. ZAUNBRECHER

 

 

 

Susan B. Zaunbrecher

 

 

 

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

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