SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
PURSUANT To SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 23, 2012
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(IRS Employer |
520 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code) 847-484-4400
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
(a) Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (the Company) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 23, 2012.
(b) At the Annual Meeting, our stockholders (i) elected the persons listed below to serve as Class I directors for a term of three years expiring at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified; (ii) ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to serve as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for 2012; (iii) voted to recommend that the Board of Directors hold an annual advisory vote on the Companys executive compensation; and (iv) approved the compensation paid to the Companys named executive officers. Set forth below are the voting results for each of these proposals:
Item 1: The election of three Class I directors for a three-year term expiring at the 2015 Annual Meeting
Ann F. Hackett
John G. Morikis
Ronald V. Waters, III
|Item 2:||The ratification of the appointment by the Companys Audit Committee of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for 2012|
Item 3: An advisory vote on the frequency of voting on the compensation of the Companys named executive officers
|Two Years||Three Years||Abstain||Broker
Item 4: An advisory vote on the compensation paid to the Companys named executive officers
(d) In line with the recommendation from the Companys stockholders, the Company will provide an advisory vote on executive compensation on an annual basis at least until the next advisory vote on the frequency of voting on executive compensation, which will occur no later than our Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2018.
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.
FORTUNE BRANDS HOME & SECURITY, INC.
|By:||/s/ Lauren S. Tashma|
|Name: Lauren S. Tashma|
|Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel|
Date: April 27, 2012