SKECHERS U.S.A., INC. (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   May 25, 2016

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 001-14429 95-4376145
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
228 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, California   90266
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (310) 318-3100

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 25, 2016. At the Annual Meeting, 346,764,829 votes were present in person or by proxy, which represented 90.0% of the total outstanding eligible votes. The Company’s stockholders elected three directors to the Company’s Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting, and voted on two additional proposals at the Annual Meeting, as more fully described below.

Proposal No. 1 — Election of Directors

The stockholders elected three director nominees who were nominated by the Board of Directors to serve as directors of the Company for three-year terms expiring at the annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2019 and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified or until their death, resignation or removal. The following sets forth the results of the voting with respect to each nominee:

Director Nominee   Votes For   Withheld
Michael Greenberg
    340,654,846       6,109,983  
David Weinberg
    335,438,617       11,326,212  
Jeffrey Greenberg
    344,942,362       310,524  

Proposal No. 2 – Proposal to Approve the Amended 2006 Annual Incentive Compensation Plan

The stockholders voted for this proposal approving the Company’s 2006 Annual Incentive Compensation Plan, as amended. There were 344,942,362 votes, or 99.5% of the total number of votes cast, for this proposal, with 1,511,943 votes against it and 310,524 votes abstaining.

Proposal No. 3 – Stockholder Proposal Requesting Report from Board of Directors regarding Gender and Racial Diversity on the Board

The stockholders voted against approval of this proposal requesting a report from the Company’s Board of Directors regarding gender and racial diversity on the Board. There were 278,346,154 votes, or 80.3% of the total number of votes cast, against this proposal, with 35,587,011 votes for it and 32,825,619 votes abstaining.

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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.

May 25, 2016   By:   Philip Paccione
        Name: Philip Paccione
        Title: Corporate Secretary