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): May 4, 2018
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
100 Manpower Place
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (414) 961-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
At our 2018 Annual Meeting, our shareholders voted on proposals to: (1) elect twelve individuals nominated by the Board of Directors of the Company to serve until 2019; (2) ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent auditors for 2018; and (3) provide an advisory vote on the compensation of our named executive officers. The final voting results on these proposals are as follows:
1. a) Election of Gina R. Boswell
b) Election of Cari M. Dominguez
c) Election of William Downe
d) Election of John F. Ferraro
e) Election of Patricia Hemingway Hall
f) Election of Julie M. Howard
g) Election of Ulice Payne, Jr.
h) Election of Jonas Prising
i) Election of Paul Read
j) Election of Elizabeth P. Sartain
k) Election of Michael J. Van Handel
l) Election of John R. Walter
2. Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent auditors for 2018
3. Advisory vote on the compensation of our named executive officers
Item 8.01 Other Events
On May 4, 2018 we issued a press release announcing that our Board of Directors declared a semi-annual dividend of $1.01 per share. The dividend will be paid on June 15, 2018 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 1, 2018. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. Exhibits
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.
Dated: May 4, 2018
/s/ Richard Buchband
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ManpowerGroup Increases Dividend 8.6 Percent
MILWAUKEE (May 4, 2018) – The Board of Directors of ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) has declared a semi-annual dividend of $1.01 per share, an 8.6 percent increase from the most recent dividend of 93 cents per share.
The dividend is payable on June 15, 2018 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 1, 2018.
Additional financial information about ManpowerGroup, including stock history and annual shareholder reports, can be found at http://investor.manpowergroup.com.
ManpowerGroup® (NYSE: MAN), the leading global workforce solutions company, helps organizations transform in a fast-changing world of work by sourcing, assessing, developing and managing the talent that enables them to win. We develop innovative solutions for hundreds of thousands of organizations every year, providing them with skilled talent while finding meaningful, sustainable employment
for millions of people across a wide range of industries and skills. Our expert family of brands – Manpower®, Experis®, Right Management® and ManpowerGroup® Solutions – creates substantially more value for candidates and clients across 80 countries and territories and has done so for 70 years. In 2018, ManpowerGroup was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the ninth year and one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies for the sixteenth year, confirming our position as the most trusted and admired brand in the industry. See how ManpowerGroup is powering the future of work: www.manpowergroup.com
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