Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 7, 2013



Masco Corporation

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




Delaware   1-5794   38-1794485

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


21001 Van Born Road, Taylor, Michigan   48180
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

(313) 274-7400

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code



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

Masco Corporation (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 7, 2013 at its corporate office in Taylor, Michigan. At the Annual Meeting, Company stockholders voted on five proposals. A brief description of the proposals and the votes cast on each proposal are set forth below. In order to pass, each proposal required the approval of a majority of the votes cast, except Proposal 4, which, in accordance with the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation, required the approval of 80% of the outstanding shares of common stock (the Company had 356,824,468 shares of common stock outstanding as of the record date).

Proposal 1 – The election of three Class I directors to serve until the Annual Meeting in 2016.


     Votes For      Votes Against      Abstentions      Broker Non-Votes  

Dennis W. Archer

     282,537,034         7,001,242         611,794         17,778,025   

Donald R. Parfet

     287,625,078         1,886,599         638,393         17,778,025   

Lisa A. Payne

     280,236,008         9,236,066         677,996         17,778,025   

Proposal 2 – A non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed pursuant to the compensation disclosure rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Compensation Discussion and Analysis, the compensation tables, and the related material disclosed in the Proxy Statement.


Votes For      Votes Against      Abstentions      Broker Non-Votes  
  263,154,269         26,186,009         809,792         17,778,025   

Proposal 3 – The ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to act as independent auditors for the Company for 2013.


Votes For      Votes Against      Abstentions  
  301,244,690         6,067,583         615,822   

Proposal 4 – Amendments to the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws to declassify the Board of Directors.


Votes For      Votes Against      Abstentions      Broker Non-Votes  
  273,119,599         14,504,236         2,526,235         17,778,025   

Proposal 5 – Approval of the performance metrics for performance-based compensation intended to qualify under Internal Revenue Code Section 162(m).


Votes For      Votes Against      Abstentions      Broker Non-Votes  
  272,124,003         16,783,583         1,242,484         17,778,025   




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 thereunto duly authorized.


By:   /s/ John G. Sznewajs
Name:   John G. Sznewajs
Title:   Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer

May 13, 2013