stillwatermining8k.htm


 

 
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
 
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: April 26, 2012
(Date of earliest event reported)
 
Stillwater Mining Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
DE
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
001-13053
(Commission File
Number)
81-0480654
(IRS Employer
Identification Number)
 
1321 Discovery Drive
(Address of principal executive
offices)
 
59102
(Zip Code)
 
4063738700
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
 
Not Applicable
(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.

The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Stillwater Mining Company (the “Company”) was held on April 26, 2012.  The following proposals were submitted by the Board of Directors to a vote of security holders and the final results of the voting on each proposal are noted below.

Proposal 1 – Election of Directors

The following seven directors were nominated to serve for a one year term expiring at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held in 2013, or when their successors are otherwise duly elected and qualified.  The seven directors, as indicated below, were elected as directors of the Company.
 
      Nominee                                                    For           Withheld 
     
 Craig L. Fuller  50,300,450  3,270,682
 Patrick M. James  48,436,431    5,134,701
 Steven S. Lucas   50,508,780    3,062,352
 Francis R. McAllister   48,340,759    5,230,373
 Michael S. Parrett  49,419,594 4,151,538
 Sheryl K. Pressler   49,206,196    4,364,936
 Michael Schiavone   49,409,370    4,161,762
     
 
Proposal 2 – Proposal to approve Stillwater Mining Company 2012 Equity Incentive Plan.
 
        For                      Against       Abstain  
 49,719,362   3,706,956     144,814
     
 
Proposal 3 - Ratification of the Appointment of KPMG LLP as Independent Registered Accounting Firm.
 
The stockholders were asked to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as Stillwater Mining Company’s independent public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012.  The appointment was approved by the requisite vote of the shares represented in person or by proxy and entitled to vote, as indicated below.
 
        For                      Against       Abstain
 75,875,371   530,040   274,836
 
 
Proposal 4 – An advisory vote on Executive Officer Compensation.
 
        For                      Against      Abstain
43,818,446  9,478,807  273,879
 

 
 

 
 
 
SIGNATURE

      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.


Dated: April 30, 2012
STILLWATER MINING COMPANY
 
By:  /s/ John R. Stark                                     
     John R. Stark
     Executive Vice President