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): May 3, 2018
(Exact name of registrant as specified in Charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|1550 Peachtree Street, N.W.
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
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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 Companys 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
Mark L. Feidler
G. Thomas Hough
Robert D. Marcus
Siri S. Marshall
Scott A. McGregor
John A. McKinley
Robert W. Selander
Elane B. Stock
Mark B. Templeton
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 Companys 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 Companys 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.|
|John J. Kelley III|
Corporate Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
and Corporate Secretary