UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
  _______________________________________________________________
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 20, 2017
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HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INCORPORATED
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Maryland
 
1-34073
 
31-0724920
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
Huntington Center
41 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio
 
43287
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (614) 480-8300
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On April 20, 2017 , the following matters were voted upon and approved by the shareholders of Huntington at its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For
 
Against/
Withheld
 
Abstentions
 
Broker
Non-Votes
 
Uncast
1.
 
Election of fifteen directors to serve a one-year term expiring at the 2018 annual meeting:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lizabeth Ardisana
 
 
 
822,785,513

 
5,020,129

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Ann (“Tanny”) B. Crane
 
 
 
823,302,965

 
4,502,677

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Robert S. Cubbin
 
 
 
822,343,779

 
5,461,862

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Steven G. Elliott
 
 
 
822,986,977

 
4,818,665

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Michael J. Endres
 
 
 
821,380,802

 
6,424,840

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Gina D. France
 
 
 
820,797,858

 
7,007,784

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
J. Michael Hochschwender
 
 
 
823,468,829

 
4,336,813

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Chris Inglis
 
 
 
823,081,551

 
4,724,091

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Peter J. Kight
 
 
 
821,782,418

 
6,023,224

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Jonathan A. Levy
 
 
 
823,111,449

 
4,694,193

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Eddie R. Munson
 
 
 
823,075,737

 
4,729,905

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Richard W. Neu
 
 
 
823,360,695

 
4,444,947

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
David L. Porteous
 
 
 
812,650,344

 
15,155,298

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Kathleen H. Ransier
 
 
 
817,715,613

 
10,090,029

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Stephen D. Steinour
 
 
 
792,448,751

 
35,356,890

 


 
139,845,044

 
2,309

 
 
Each of the nominees for director received the favorable vote of at least 95% of the votes cast.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.
 
Ratification of appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year 2017
 
 
 
960,267,629

 
5,666,243

 
1,719,122

 


 


 
 
 
99.4
%
 
0.6
%
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.
 
Advisory resolution to approve, on a non-binding basis, the compensation of executives as disclosed in Huntington’s Proxy Statement.
 
 
 
796,352,387

 
28,118,105

 
3,337,459

 
139,845,044

 


 
 
96.5
%
 
3.5
%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Year
 
2 Year
 
3 Year
 
Abstentions
 
Broker
Non-Votes
 
Uncast
4.
 
Advisory, non-binding recommendation on the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation
 
742,416,292

 
3,057,081

 
77,833,854

 
4,498,261

 
139,845,044

 
2,461

 
90.2
%
 
0.4
%
 
9.4
%
 


 


 
 

Huntington will include an advisory, non-binding vote on executive compensation in its proxy materials pursuant to Section 14A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 on an annual basis until the next advisory vote on the frequency of advisory votes on executive compensation, which will occur no later than Huntington’s 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.









SIGNATURES
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.
 
 
 
 
HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INCORPORATED
 
 
 
 
Date:
April 21, 2017
 
By:
 
/s/ Richard A. Cheap
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Richard A. Cheap
 
 
 
 
 
Title: Secretary