Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of
Proposal 1 - Election of Directors
The five nominees for the Board of Directors were elected to hold office until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are elected and duly qualified. The tabulation of votes was:
Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld Broker Non-Vote Melvin J. Gordon 243,339,443 5,682,817 4,549,135 Ellen R. Gordon 242,879,696 6,142,564 4,549,135 Lana Jane Lewis-Brent 241,638,945 7,383,315 4,549,135 Barre A. Seibert 242,051,072 6,971,188 4,549,135 Richard P. Bergeman 242,087,703 6,934,557 4,549,135
Proposal 2 - Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The appointment of
Proposal 3 - Approval of Executive Compensation
A non-binding, advisory resolution approving executive compensation of the named officers of the Company was approved by a vote of 235,859,298 for the motion and 10,215,478 against the motion.
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.
TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES, INC. May 5, 2014By: /s/ G. Howard EmberName: G. Howard EmberTitle: V.P. Finance and Chief Financial Officer