8-K Cover Page - 2015 Voting Results
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 (Date of earliest event reported):
April 28, 2015
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
303 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code
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.
The annual meeting of the shareholders of SunTrust Banks, Inc. was held on April 28, 2015. Represented at the meeting were 461,088,471 shares of 524,797,778 eligible shares (87.9%). At the meeting, the shareholders of SunTrust took the following actions, and cast the following votes:
1. Shareholders elected the following persons as directors of SunTrust:
Robert M. Beall, II
Paul R. Garcia
David H. Hughes
M. Douglas Ivester
Kyle Prechtl Legg
William A. Linnenbringer
Donna S. Morea
David M. Ratcliffe
William H. Rogers, Jr.
Frank P. Scruggs, Jr.
Thomas R. Watjen
Dr. Phail Wynn, Jr.
2. Shareholders approved (97.8% of the votes cast) the non-binding advisory vote ("say-on-pay") resolution regarding the compensation of the Company's executives as described in the Summary Compensation Table as well as in the Compensation Discussion and Analysis and the other executive compensation tables and related discussion.
3. Shareholders ratified (99.0% of the votes cast) the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as independent auditors of SunTrust for 2015.
Ratification of Auditor
4. Shareholders rejected (60.4% against to 39.6% for) the shareholder proposal.
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, thereunto duly authorized.
SUNTRUST BANKS, INC.
Date: April 29, 2015.
By: /s/ David A. Wisniewski
David A. Wisniewski,
Senior Vice President, Deputy General
Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary