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): August 21, 2014
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 August 21, 2014, Wausau Paper Corp. (the Company) 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 III directors for a three-year term expiring at the 2017 Annual Meeting were elected by the following votes:
Londa J. Dewey
Gary W. Freels
Gavin T. Molinelli
Other continuing directors include: (1) Class I directors Michael C. Burandt and Charles E. Hodges, whose terms expire at the 2015 Annual Meeting; and (2) Class II directors, G. Watts Humphrey, Jr., John S. Kvocka, and George P. Murphy, whose terms expire at the 2016 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 2014 fiscal year was approved by the following votes:
A proposal from Gabelli Funds, LLC, one of our shareholders, regarding a request to the Board of Directors to redeem the Companys preferred share purchase rights 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: August 25, 2014
By: SHERRI L. LEMMER
Sherri L. Lemmer
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer