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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): May 20, 2020


CF Industries Holdings, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   001-32597   20-2697511
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


4 Parkway North, Suite 400
Deerfield, Illinois
(Address of principal
executive offices)
  (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code  847 405-2400


(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, par value $0.01 per share   CF   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.


CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2020 annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 20, 2020. The final voting results for the matters submitted to a vote of the Company’s shareholders at the Annual Meeting are as follows:


1. Election of directors (each of the persons named below was elected at the Annual Meeting to serve for a one-year term expiring at the next annual meeting of shareholders and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified):


Nominees   Votes For     Votes Against     Votes Abstained     Broker Non-Votes  
Javed Ahmed   172,356,459     1,206,845     47,723     11,271,370  
Robert C. Arzbaecher   166,598,275     6,857,994     154,758     11,271,370  
William Davisson   167,826,841     5,633,918     150,268     11,271,370  
John W. Eaves   172,232,559     1,334,350     44,118     11,271,370  
Stephen A. Furbacher   169,665,125     3,898,898     47,004     11,271,370  
Stephen J. Hagge   171,751,242     1,670,296     189,489     11,271,370  
Anne P. Noonan   172,436,707     1,120,763     53,557     11,271,370  
Michael J. Toelle   171,543,013     2,018,488     49,526     11,271,370  
Theresa E. Wagler   172,161,942     1,405,266     43,819     11,271,370  
Celso L. White   172,438,977     984,891     187,159     11,271,370  
W. Anthony Will   172,270,752     1,295,374     44,901     11,271,370  


2. Approval of an advisory resolution regarding the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers:


Votes For     Votes Against     Votes Abstained     Broker Non-Votes  
  166,054,538     6,331,178     1,225,311     11,271,370  


3. Ratification of the selection of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2020:


Votes For     Votes Against     Votes Abstained     Broker Non-Votes  
  178,525,841     6,288,077     68,479     NA  


4. Shareholder proposal regarding the right to act by written consent:


Votes For     Votes Against     Votes Abstained     Broker Non-Votes  
  72,406,157     100,848,827     356,043     11,271,370  







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.


    By: /s/ Douglas C. Barnard
    Name: Douglas C. Barnard
    Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary



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