SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): April 19, 2012
WAUSAU PAPER CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other
100 PAPER PLACE
MOSINEE, WI 54455-9099
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code
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INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
Section 5 Corporate Governance and Management
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On April 19, 2012, Wausau Paper Corp. held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The following actions were taken at the Annual Meeting, for which proxies were solicited pursuant to Regulation 14A under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended:
The three nominees proposed by the Board of Directors as Class I directors for a three-year term expiring at the 2015 Annual Meeting were elected by the following votes:
Michael C. Burandt
Charles E. Hodges
Henry C. Newell
The nominee proposed by the Board of Directors as a Class II director for a one-year term expiring at the 2013 Annual Meeting was elected by the following votes:
G. Watts Humphrey, Jr.
Other continuing directors include: (1) Class II directors Dennis J. Kuester and Londa J. Dewey, whose terms expire at the 2013 Annual Meeting; and (2) Class III directors Gary W. Freels and Thomas J. Howatt, whose terms expire at the 2014 Annual Meeting.
A proposal entitled Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation, which allowed shareholders to approve or disapprove of our executive compensation programs and policies, was approved by the following votes:
A proposal for ratification of the audit committees selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent auditor for the 2012 fiscal year was approved by the following votes:
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.
WAUSAU PAPER CORP.
Date: April 24, 2012
By: SHERRI L. LEMMER
Sherri L. Lemmer
Interim Chief Financial Officer