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) February 24, 2011
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
2525 Armitage Avenue
Melrose Park, Illinois 60160
(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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ITEM 5.07. SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS
Alberto-Culver Company (the Company) held its 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) on Thursday, February 24, 2011. Proxies were solicited pursuant to the Companys proxy statement filed on January 27, 2011 (Proxy Statement) with the Securities and Exchange Commission under Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
The number of shares of the Companys common stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting was 102,744,748, and each share of common stock was entitled to one vote. The holders of 75,041,370 shares of common stock were present at the Annual Meeting, in person or by proxy.
At the Annual Meeting, the Companys stockholders acted upon the following matters:
The voting results reported below are final. There were no broker non-votes.
Proposal 1 Election of Directors
Each of the individuals listed below was duly elected as a director of the Company to serve until the 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until his successor is duly elected and qualified. The results of the election were as follows:
The following individuals are duly elected directors of the Company whose term of service continues until:
Proposal 2 Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
The stockholders approved the Companys compensation of its named executive officers as disclosed in the Compensation Discussion and Analysis, executive compensation tables and related narrative disclosures of the Proxy Statement. The results of the advisory vote were as follows:
Proposal 3 Advisory Vote on Frequency of Advisory Votes on Executive Compensation
A plurality of the stockholders expressed their view that advisory votes on executive compensation, such as Proposal 2, occur every three years. The results of the advisory vote were as follows:
In accordance with the recommendation of the Board of Directors and in light of the approval by shareholders, an advisory vote on executive compensation will occur every three years, with the next advisory vote occurring at the 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 25, 2011