Form 8-K





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)

April 30, 2019




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




DELAWARE   1-34910   90-0607005

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

4101 Washington Avenue,

Newport News, Virginia

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(757) 380-2000

(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:


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)


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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.  ☐

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock   HII   New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)




Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On April 30, 2019, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). Proxies for the Annual Meeting were solicited pursuant to Regulation 14A under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The following matters were submitted to a vote of the stockholders.

Item 1 - Election of Directors

Votes regarding the election of 11 directors, for terms ending in 2020, were as follows:



   For      Withheld      Broker

Philip M. Bilden

     34,038,619        361,121        3,367,242  

Augustus L. Collins

     34,032,064        367,676        3,367,242  

Kirkland H. Donald

     34,077,687        321,994        3,367,242  

Thomas B. Fargo

     33,200,081        1,199,659        3,367,242  

Victoria D. Harker

     28,176,838        6,222,902        3,367,242  

Anastasia D. Kelly

     33,963,242        436,498        3,367,242  

Tracy B. McKibben

     34,042,798        356,942        3,367,242  

C. Michael Petters

     34,070,416        329,324        3,367,242  

Thomas C. Schievelbein

     34,034,268        365,472        3,367,242  

John K. Welch

     34,033,631        366,109        3,367,242  

Stephen R. Wilson

     34,074,070        325,670        3,367,242  

Item 2 - Proposal to Approve the Company’s Executive Compensation on an Advisory Basis

Votes on a proposal to approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers were as follows:



   Against    Abstentions    Broker Non-Votes


   714,316    100,138    3,367,242

Item 3 - Proposal to Ratify the Appointment of the Company’s Independent Auditors

Votes on a proposal to ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent auditors for 2019 were as follows:



   Against    Abstentions    Broker Non-Votes


   592,771    29,002    0

Item 4 – Stockholder Proposal to Permit an Unlimited Number of Stockholders to Aggregate Their Ownership of HII Common Stock to Satisfy the Ownership Requirement Under HII’s Proxy Access Bylaw

Votes on a stockholder proposal to permit an unlimited number of stockholders to aggregate their ownership of HII common stock to satisfy the ownership requirement under HII’s proxy access bylaw were as follows:



   Against    Abstentions    Broker Non-Votes


   23,420,404    224,320    3,367,242


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.


Date: May 2, 2019     By:  

/s/ Charles R. Monroe, Jr.

      Charles R. Monroe, Jr.

Corporate Vice President,

Associate General Counsel and Secretary