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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: April 28, 2021
(Date of earliest event reported)
 
The Eastern Company
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Connecticut
001-35383
06-0330020
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
of incorporation)
 
Identification No.)
 
112 Bridge Street, Naugatuck, Connecticut
 
    06770
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
(203) 729-2255
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
________________________________________________
(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 (see General Instruction A.2)
 
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
 
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
 
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
 
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4( c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4( c))
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, no par value
EML
NASDAQ Global Market
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 
Emerging Growth Company
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
 


ITEM 5.07 - Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
 
On April 28, 2021, The Eastern Company held its annual meeting of shareholders. The results of the vote at the meeting were as follows:
 
 
 
 
FOR
 
WITHHELD
 
 
 
 
 
1)
Election of Fredrick D. DiSanto as a director for a one-year term expiring in the year 2022:
 
 
3,699,851
 
 
988,664
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Election of John W. Everets as a director for a one-year term expiring in the year 2022:
 
 
4,200,667
 
 
487,848
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Election of Charles W. Henry as a director for a one-year term expiring in the year 2022:
 
 
4,216,985
 
 
471,530
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Election of Michael A. McManus Jr. as a director for a one-year term expiring in the year 2022:
 
 
4,627,013
 
 
  61,502
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Election of James A. Mitarotonda as a director for a one-year term expiring in the year 2022:
 
 
4,430,757
 
 
257,758
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Election of Peggy B. Scott as a director for a one-year term expiring in the year 2022:
 
 
4,622,562
 
 
  65,953
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Election of August M. Vlak as a director for a one-year term expiring in the year 2022:
 
 
4,590,241
 
 
  98,274
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FOR
 
AGAINST
 
ABSTAIN
 
 
 
2)
Non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation of the named executive officers.
 
 
4,600,218
 
 
  65,877
 
 
  22,420
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FOR
 
AGAINST
 
ABSTAIN
 
 
 
3)
Ratification of appointment of Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina LLP as independent registered public accounting firm to audit the Company and subsidiaries consolidated financial statements for fiscal year 2021.
 
 
5,634,052
 
 
  116,717
 
 
    3,024
 
 
 
 

 
SIGNATURES
 
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.
 
 
The Eastern Company
 
 
Date: April 29, 2021     
/s/ John L. Sullivan III
 
John L. Sullivan III
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer