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): June 6, 2017
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
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333 North Central Avenue
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (602) 366-8100
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2017 annual meeting of stockholders on June 6, 2017, in Wilmington, Delaware (the “2017 Annual Meeting”). At the 2017 Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders: (1) elected each of the eight director nominees listed below to serve as a director of the Company for a term that will continue until the next annual meeting of stockholders or until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified; (2) ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2017 fiscal year; (3) approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers; and (4) approved, on an advisory basis, conducting future advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers every year.
Of the 1,446,646,071 shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding as of the record date, 1,210,406,182 shares were represented at the 2017 Annual Meeting. The independent inspector of elections reported the final vote of stockholders as follows:
Proposal 1: Election of eight director nominees.
Richard C. Adkerson
Gerald J. Ford
Lydia H. Kennard
Jon C. Madonna
Dustan E. McCoy
Frances Fragos Townsend
Proposal 2: Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2017 fiscal year.
Proposal 3: Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
Proposal 4: Approval, on an advisory basis, of the frequency of future advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
In accordance with the results of the vote on Proposal No. 4, the Company, based on the recommendation of its Board of Directors and the vote of its stockholders, will hold an advisory vote on the compensation of its named executive officers every year until the next required vote on the frequency of stockholder votes on the compensation of executives, which will occur no later than the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders in 2023.
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.
By: /s/ Kathleen L. Quirk
Kathleen L. Quirk
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
& Treasurer (authorized signatory and
Principal Financial Officer)
Date: June 6, 2017