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Annual Meeting June 2013


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): June 20, 2013


               ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO.               
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

              Delaware               
          1-12107                
              31-1469076                  
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

        6301 Fitch Path, New Albany, Ohio 43054         
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

                              (614) 283-6500                             
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

               Not Applicable               
(Former name or former address,
if changed since last report)

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:

o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

o Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))







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

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (the "Company") held its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "2013 Annual Meeting") on June 20, 2013 at its home office located at 6301 Fitch Path, New Albany, Ohio. At the close of business on May 1, 2013, the record date for the 2013 Annual Meeting, there were a total of 78,305,612 shares of Class A Common Stock outstanding and entitled to vote. At the 2013 Annual Meeting, 70,001,828 or 89.39% of the outstanding shares of Class A Common Stock entitled to vote were represented by proxy or in person and, therefore, a quorum was present.

The vote on the proposals presented for stockholder vote at the 2013 Annual Meeting was as follows:

Proposal 1 - Election of Directors.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broker
 
 
Votes For
 
Votes Against
 
Abstentions
 
Non-Votes
 
Class of 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
James B. Bachmann
 
64,358,678
 
 
2,261,555
 
 
66,022
 
 
3,315,573
 
Michael E. Greenlees
 
55,947,181
 
 
10,673,675
 
 
65,399
 
 
3,315,573
 
Kevin S. Huvane
 
55,972,278
 
 
10,648,330
 
 
65,647
 
 
3,315,573
 
Michael S. Jeffries
 
63,784,037
 
 
2,763,346
 
 
138,872
 
 
3,315,573
 
John W. Kessler
 
55,493,572
 
 
11,127,204
 
 
65,479
 
 
3,315,573
 
Craig R. Stapleton
 
55,893,762
 
 
10,726,473
 
 
66,020
 
 
3,315,573
 

Each of James B. Bachmann, Michael E. Greenlees, Kevin S. Huvane, Michael S. Jeffries, John W. Kessler and Craig R. Stapleton was elected as a director of the Company to serve for a term of one year to expire at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held in 2014.
Proposal 2 - Approval of the Advisory Resolution to Approve Executive Compensation.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broker
 
 
Votes For
 
Votes Against
 
Abstentions
 
Non-Votes
 
Beneficial Holders of Class A Common Stock
 
13,041,766

 
 
53,490,256

 
 
127,422

 
 
3,315,573

 
Registered Holders of Class A Common Stock
 
17,791

 
 
6,413

 
 
2,607

 
 
N/A

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total
 
13,059,557

 
 
53,496,669

 
 
130,029

 
 
3,315,573

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


















Proposal 3 - Ratification of Appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm of the Company for the fiscal year ending February 1, 2014.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broker
 
 
Votes For
 
Votes Against
 
Abstentions
 
Non-Votes
 
Beneficial Holders of Class A Common Stock
 
69,111,035

 
 
800,021

 
 
63,961

 
 
N/A
 
Registered Holders of Class A Common Stock
 
26,627

 
 
104

 
 
80

 
 
N/A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total
 
69,137,662

 
 
800,125

 
 
64,041

 
 
N/A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proposal 4 - Stockholder Proposal on the Adoption of a Policy Regarding Accelerated Vesting of Equity Awards of Senior Executives upon a Change of Control.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broker
 
 
Votes For
 
Votes Against
 
Abstentions
 
Non-Votes
 
Beneficial Holders of Class A Common Stock
 
15,379,061

 
 
51,170,552

 
 
109,831

 
 
3,315,573

 
Registered Holders of Class A Common Stock
 
7,427

 
 
17,832

 
 
1,552

 
 
N/A

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total
 
15,386,488

 
 
51,188,384

 
 
111,383

 
 
3,315,573

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proposal 5 - Stockholder Proposal Regarding Adoption of a "Specific Performance Policy".

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broker
 
 
Votes For
 
Votes Against
 
Abstentions
 
Non-Votes
 
Beneficial Holders of Class A Common Stock
 
13,988,051

 
 
52,546,750

 
 
124,643

 
 
3,315,573

 
Registered Holders of Class A Common Stock
 
9,291

 
 
15,854

 
 
1,666

 
 
N/A

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total
 
13,997,342

 
 
52,562,604

 
 
126,309

 
 
3,315,573

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 








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.


 
ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO.
 
 
Dated: June 21, 2013
By: /s/ Ronald A. Robins, Jr.
 
      Ronald A. Robins, Jr.
 
      Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary




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