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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
As described in Item 5.07 below, none of the nominees to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Mallinckrodt plc, an Irish public limited company (“Mallinckrodt” or the “Company”) received a majority of votes cast in favor of their re-election. Accordingly, under the Company’s Articles of Association, Carlos V. Paya, M.D. and JoAnn A. Reed, who received the greatest votes in favor of their re-election, continued to hold office until their replacements were appointed.
On August 13, 2021, following the conclusion of the 2021 Annual General Meeting, Carlos V. Paya, M.D. and JoAnn A. Reed appointed each of David R. Carlucci, J. Martin Carroll, Paul R. Carter, David Y. Norton, Angus C. Russell, Mark C. Trudeau, Anne C. Whitaker and Kneeland C. Youngblood, M.D. to serve as a director on the Board and the committee positions set forth below and to hold office until the earlier of the Company’s next Annual General Meeting and the director’s death, retirement, resignation, or removal. The Board then confirmed and ratified the appointment of each of Carlos V. Paya, M.D. and JoAnn A. Reed to serve as a director on the Board and the committee positions set forth below and to hold office until the earlier of the Company’s next Annual General Meeting and the director’s death, retirement, resignation, or removal. In addition, Angus C. Russell was re-appointed to serve as Chairman of the Board and will hold such office until the earlier of the Company’s next Annual General Meeting and Mr. Russell’s death, retirement, resignation, or removal. The information set forth in the Proxy Statement (as defined below) under the captions “Compensation of Non-Employee Directors,” “Compensation of Executive Officers”, “Security Ownership and Reporting”, “Equity Compensation Plan Information” and “Directors Nominated for Election — Proposals 1(a) through 1(j)”, is incorporated herein by reference.
|David R. Carlucci||Member|
|J. Martin Carroll||Chair||Member|
|Paul R. Carter||Member||Member|
|David Y. Norton||Chair|
|Carlos V. Paya, M.D.||Member||Chair|
|JoAnn A. Reed||Chair|
|Angus C. Russell||Member||Member|
|Anne C. Whitaker||Member|
|Kneeland C. Youngblood, M.D.||Member|
|Item 5.07.|| |
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Each of the items listed below was submitted to a vote of shareholders at the 2021 Annual General Meeting on August 13, 2021 and is described in more detail in Mallinckrodt’s definitive proxy statement for the 2021 Annual General Meeting filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 2, 2021 (the “Proxy Statement”). The final results for each of the matters submitted to a vote of shareholders are as follows:
Proposal 1. To elect ten directors to hold office until the Company’s next Annual General Meeting:
|(a)||David R. Carlucci||3,432,007||7,242,543||309,383||34,559,443|
|(b)||J. Martin Carroll||3,423,935||7,249,527||310,471||34,559,443|
|(c)||Paul R. Carter||3,658,150||6,991,963||333,820||34,559,443|
|(d)||David Y. Norton||3,431,745||7,213,466||338,722||34,559,443|
|(e)||Carlos V. Paya, M.D.||3,666,678||6,981,438||335,817||34,559,443|
JoAnn A. Reed
Angus C. Russell
Mark C. Trudeau
Anne C. Whitaker
Kneeland C. Youngblood, M.D.
Proposal 2. To approve in a non-binding advisory vote, the re-appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the independent auditors of the Company and to authorize, in a binding vote, the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors to set the auditors’ remuneration:
Proposal 3. To approve, in a non-binding advisory vote, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers described in the Proxy Statement:
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.
/s/ Stephanie D. Miller
|Stephanie D. Miller|
|Vice President, General Counsel, International and Corporate Secretary|
Date: August 13, 2021