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FEDEX CORP : Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K)

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09/22/2020 | 05:20pm EDT

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

(a) FedEx's annual meeting of stockholders was held on September 21, 2020.

(b) The stockholders took the following actions at the annual meeting:

Proposal 1: The stockholders elected twelve directors, each of whom will hold office until the annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2021 and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified. Each director received more votes cast "for" than votes cast "against" his or her election. The tabulation of votes with respect to each nominee for director was as follows:



                               Votes            Votes                              Broker
Nominee                         For            Against         Abstentions       Non-Votes
Frederick W. Smith           197,454,449        5,498,433           938,717       27,334,917
Marvin R. Ellison            201,521,613        2,147,324           222,662       27,334,917
Susan Patricia Griffith      200,995,302        2,687,890           208,407       27,334,917
John C. ("Chris") Inglis     203,015,137          651,611           224,851       27,334,917
Kimberly A. Jabal            201,755,171        1,928,116           208,312       27,334,917
Shirley Ann Jackson          196,637,088        7,043,881           210,630       27,334,917
R. Brad Martin               201,530,450        2,143,551           217,598       27,334,917
Joshua Cooper Ramo           201,733,455        1,935,224           222,920       27,334,917
Susan C. Schwab              196,933,142        6,749,151           209,306       27,334,917
David P. Steiner             200,449,725        3,220,146           221,728       27,334,917
Rajesh Subramaniam           200,372,182        3,320,161           199,256       27,334,917
Paul S. Walsh                189,539,979       14,117,588           234,032       27,334,917

Proposal 2: The compensation of FedEx's named executive officers was approved, on an advisory basis, by stockholders. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows:



  •   186,759,910 votes for (91.6% of the voted shares)




  •   16,475,757 votes against (8.1% of the voted shares)




  •   655,932 abstentions (0.3% of the voted shares)




  •   27,334,917 broker non-votes

Proposal 3: The Audit Committee's designation of Ernst & Young LLP as FedEx's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending May 31, 2021 was ratified by stockholders. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows:



  •   227,582,154 votes for (98.4% of the voted shares)




  •   3,413,097 votes against (1.5% of the voted shares)




  •   231,265 abstentions (0.1% of the voted shares)




  •   There were no broker non-votes for this item.




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Proposal 4: A stockholder proposal requesting that FedEx provide a report, updated annually, disclosing information about the corporation's lobbying activities and expenditures was not approved by stockholders. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows:



  •   58,529,766 votes for (28.7% of the voted shares)




  •   144,545,183 votes against (70.9% of the voted shares)




  •   816,650 abstentions (0.4% of the voted shares)




  •   27,334,917 broker non-votes

Proposal 5: A stockholder proposal requesting that FedEx provide a report, updated semiannually, disclosing information about the corporation's political contributions was not approved by stockholders. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows:



  •   56,811,748 votes for (27.9% of the voted shares)




  •   146,279,194 votes against (71.7% of the voted shares)




  •   800,657 abstentions (0.4% of the voted shares)




  •   27,334,917 broker non-votes

Proposal 6: A stockholder proposal requesting that the Board of Directors provide a report assessing opportunities for FedEx to encourage or facilitate non-management employee representation on the Board was not approved by stockholders. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows:



  •   7,619,228 votes for (3.7% of the voted shares)




  •   195,019,764 votes against (95.6% of the voted shares)




  •   1,252,607 abstentions (0.6% of the voted shares)




  •   27,334,917 broker non-votes

Proposal 7: A stockholder proposal requesting that the Board of Directors undertake such steps as may be necessary to permit FedEx stockholders to take action by written consent in lieu of a meeting was not approved by stockholders. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows:



  •   81,330,992 votes for (39.9% of the voted shares)




  •   121,717,596 votes against (59.7% of the voted shares)




  •   843,011 abstentions (0.4% of the voted shares)




  •   27,334,917 broker non-votes




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Proposal 8: A stockholder proposal requesting that the Board of Directors provide a report describing the Board's plans to integrate ESG metrics into the performance measures of named executive officers under FedEx's executive compensation plans was not approved by stockholders. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows:



  •   19,312,822 votes for (9.5% of the voted shares)




  •   181,335,688 votes against (88.9% of the voted shares)




  •   3,243,089 abstentions (1.6% of the voted shares)




  •   27,334,917 broker non-votes

Item 8.01. Other Events.

Attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference is a copy of FedEx Corporation's updated compensation arrangements with outside directors.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.



(d)  Exhibits.



Exhibit
Number       Description

99.1           Compensation Arrangements with Outside Directors.

104          Cover Page Interactive Data File (the cover page XBRL tags are
             embedded within the Inline XBRL document).




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