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CURRENT REPORT Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities

Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 30, 2020




(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)


(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification


804 Carnegie Center, Princeton, New Jersey 08540 
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(609) 524-4500 
(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)


¨       Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


¨       Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


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


Title of Each Class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01   NRG   New York Stock Exchange


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. ¨







Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


The Company held its Annual Meeting on April 30, 2020.  Set forth below are the final voting results for each of the proposals submitted to a vote of the stockholders.


(a) Proposal 1 — Election of ten directors


Name  Votes For   Votes Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-
E. Spencer Abraham   190,595,715    19,480,856    104,824    11,642,365 
Antonio Carrillo   196,783,332    13,293,270    104,793    11,642,365 
Matthew Carter, Jr.   209,281,330    791,641    108,424    11,642,365 
Lawrence S. Coben   206,361,482    3,714,830    105,083    11,642,365 
Heather Cox   209,372,199    762,197    46,999    11,642,365 
Mauricio Gutierrez   208,342,009    1,735,162    104,224    11,642,365 
Paul W. Hobby   208,017,664    2,057,921    105,810    11,642,365 
Alexandra Pruner   209,978,889    156,893    45,613    11,642,365 
Anne C. Schaumburg   204,701,509    5,435,451    44,435    11,642,365 
Thomas H. Weidemeyer   205,468,984    4,605,215    107,196    11,642,365 


With respect to the foregoing Proposal 1, all ten directors were elected and each received the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast at the Annual Meeting.


(b) Proposal 2 — Advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers


Votes For  Votes Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes 
200,520, 169   9,563,525    97,701    11,642,365 


The foregoing Proposal 2 was approved.


(c) Proposal 3 — Ratification of the Appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the 2020 fiscal year


Votes For   Votes Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes 
216,823,369    4,932,575    67,816                     - 


The foregoing Proposal 3 was approved.







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.


  NRG Energy, Inc.
  By: /s/ Christine A. Zoino
    Christine A. Zoino
    Corporate Secretary
Dated: May 5, 2020