Form 8-K





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): May 3, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in Charter)




Georgia   001-06605   58-0401110
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
1550 Peachtree Street, N.W.
Atlanta, Georgia
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (404) 885-8000

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.

On May 3, 2018, Equifax Inc., a Georgia corporation (the “Company”), held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). A total of 110,291,518 shares were represented in person or by valid proxy at the Annual Meeting and the Company’s shareholders took the following actions:

1. Election of Directors. Shareholders elected ten directors to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders and until their successors are elected and qualified. The vote totals for each of these individuals is set forth below:



   Shares For      Shares Against      Shares Abstained  

Mark W. Begor

     101,920,701        635,969        147,604  

Mark L. Feidler

     65,558,527        36,485,362        660,385  

G. Thomas Hough

     80,896,789        20,880,581        926,904  

Robert D. Marcus

     100,734,449        1,822,285        147,540  

Siri S. Marshall

     97,658,062        4,921,529        124,683  

Scott A. McGregor

     101,767,975        786,961        149,338  

John A. McKinley

     66,314,184        35,461,586        928,504  

Robert W. Selander

     102,150,171        407,134        146,969  

Elane B. Stock

     82,092,984        19,713,954        897,336  

Mark B. Templeton

     70,079,908        31,695,492        928,874  

There were 7,587,244 broker non-votes with respect to each director nominee listed above.

2. Advisory Vote to Approve Named Executive Officer Compensation. Shareholders approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers. The vote totals were 87,414,216 shares for, 14,894,733 shares against, 395,325 share abstentions and 7,587,244 broker non-votes.

3. Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. Shareholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2018. The vote totals were 107,517,388 shares for, 2,527,846 shares against and 246,284 share abstentions.

5. Shareholder Proposal Regarding Political Contributions Disclosure. A shareholder proposal regarding political contributions disclosure was not approved. The vote totals were 29,766,623 shares for, 70,431,797 shares against, 2,505,854 share abstentions and 7,587,244 broker non-votes.


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.


Dated: May 3, 2018     EQUIFAX INC.

/s/ John J. Kelley III

    John J. Kelley III

Corporate Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

and Corporate Secretary