Form 8-K (2014 AGM)
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 – June 11, 2014
(Date of earliest event reported)
ALLEGION PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
Dublin 2, Ireland
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s phone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 11, 2014, in recognition of his valued role with Allegion plc (the "Company"), the Compensation Committee of the Company granted William Yu, the Company's Senior Vice President - Asia Pacific, a restricted stock unit award having a grant date value of $1 million, 50% of which vests on December 31, 2016, 25% of which vests on December 31, 2017 and 25% of which vests on December 31, 2018. The Compensation Committee also increased Mr. Yu's 2015 annual target equity award from $150,000 to $300,000.
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the 2014 Annual General Meeting held on June 11, 2014, the Company's shareholders:
elected all six of the Company's nominees for director;
provided advisory approval of the compensation of the Company's named executive officers;
provided advisory approval to hold an advisory vote on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers every year; and
approved the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers to serve as the Company's independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014 and authorized the Audit and Finance Committee to set the auditors' remuneration.
Shares were voted on these proposals as follows:
Proposals 1(a)-(f). Election of six (6) directors to hold office until the Company's next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders:
Michael J. Chesser
Kirk S. Hachigian
David D. Petratis
Dean I. Schaffer
Martin E. Welch III
Proposal 2. Advisory approval of the compensation of the Company's named executive officers:
Proposal 3. Advisory vote on whether to hold an advisory shareholder vote to approve the compensation of the Company's named executive officers every one, two or three years:
In light of the shareholder vote on Proposal 3, the Company will hold an annual advisory vote on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.
Proposal 4. Appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers as the independent auditors of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014 and authorization of the Audit and Finance Committee to set the auditors' remuneration:
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 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.
June 13, 2014
/s/ S. Wade Sheek
S. Wade Sheek