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 5, 2018
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
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 2018 annual meeting of stockholders on June 5, 2018, in Wilmington, Delaware (the “2018 Annual Meeting”). At the 2018 Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders: (1) elected each of the six 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 2018 fiscal year; and (3) approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
Of the 1,448,730,009 shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding as of the record date, 1,210,303,800 shares were represented at the 2018 Annual Meeting. The independent inspector of elections reported the final vote of stockholders as follows:
Proposal No. 1: Election of six director nominees.(*)
Richard C. Adkerson
Gerald J. Ford
Lydia H. Kennard
Dustan E. McCoy
Frances Fragos Townsend
(*) As previously disclosed, the Company announced with deep sadness that Jon C. Madonna, a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since 2007, died on May 30, 2018, following a brief illness. In light of his death, Mr. Madonna, who was named as a nominee for re-election as a director in the proxy statement for the 2018 Annual Meeting sent or made available to the Company’s stockholders on or about April 24, 2018, was removed as a nominee.
Proposal No. 2: Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2018 fiscal year.
Proposal No. 3: Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
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 Officers
& Treasurer (authorized signatory and
Principal Financial Officer)
Date: June 5, 2018