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WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP filed this Form 8-K on 05/21/2018
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8-K

 

 

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 (date of earliest event reported): May 18, 2018

 

 

Westlake Chemical Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware   001-32260   76-0346924

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

2801 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 600

Houston, Texas

  77056
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (713) 960-9111

 

 

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)

 

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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.

At the annual meeting of stockholders of Westlake Chemical Corporation (the “Company”) held on May 18, 2018, two matters were voted upon by the Company’s stockholders: (1) four members of the board of directors were elected; and (2) the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 was ratified. The following tabulation sets forth the number of votes cast for, against or withheld and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, as applicable.

 

Election of Directors

 

Votes For

 

Votes Withheld

 

Broker Non-Votes

James Chao   106,769,888   18,422,243   2,155,955
Mark A. McCollum   121,254,077   3,938,054   2,155,955
R. Bruce Northcutt   124,478,787   713,344   2,155,955
H. John Riley, Jr.   123,961,771   1,230,360   2,155,955
   

Votes For

 

Votes Against

 

Abstentions

Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP   126,940,980   403,995   3,111

 

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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.

 

WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORPORATION
By:   /s/ Albert Chao
  Albert Chao
  President and Chief Executive Officer

Date: May 21, 2018

 

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