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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 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): May 21, 2021

 

 

RESOLUTE FOREST PRODUCTS INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-33776   98-0526415

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

Resolute Forest Products Inc.

111 Robert-Bourassa Blvd., Suite 5000

Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 2M1

(Address, including zip code, of principal executive offices)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (514) 875-2160

 

 

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 class)

 

(Trading
Symbol)

 

(Name of exchange

on which registered)

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   RFP  

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

(a)    Resolute Forest Products Inc. held its annual meeting of stockholders on May 21, 2021.

(b)    The stockholders:

 

   

elected each of the seven director nominees listed below to hold office until the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders, or until his or her successor has been elected and qualified;

 

   

ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the 2021 fiscal year; and

 

   

adopted a non-binding resolution approving executive compensation.

1.    Vote on the election of directors:

 

     For      Against      Abstain      Broker
non-votes
 

Randall C. Benson

     60,798,009        695,357        4,709        5,182,280  

Suzanne Blanchet

     61,378,856        113,951        5,268        5,182,280  

Jennifer C. Dolan

     60,809,283        683,608        5,184        5,182,280  

Remi G. Lalonde

     61,291,479        200,457        6,139        5,182,280  

Bradley P. Martin

     61,094,607        398,760        4,708        5,182,280  

Alain Rhéaume

     60,376,412        1,116,943        4,720        5,182,280  

Michael S. Rousseau

     60,714,300        779,026        4,749        5,182,280  

2.    Vote on the ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP:

 

For

     66,425,916  

Against

     244,266  

Abstain

     10,173  

Broker non-votes

     0  

3.    Advisory vote to approve executive compensation:

 

For

     61,069,724  

Against

     407,542  

Abstain

     20,809  

Broker non-votes

     5,182,280  


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

    RESOLUTE FOREST PRODUCTS INC.
  Date: May 21, 2021     By:  

/s/ Jacques P. Vachon

    Name:   Jacques P. Vachon
    Title:   Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
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