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 21, 2023
|PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction|
| (I.R.S. Employer |
121 SW Salmon Street, Portland, Oregon 97204
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (503) 464-8000
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|(Title of class)||(Trading Symbol)||(Name of exchange on which registered)|
|Common Stock, no par value||POR||New York Stock Exchange|
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Portland General Electric Company (PGE, or the Company) held its 2023 virtual annual meeting of shareholders on April 21, 2023 in Portland, Oregon. The following proposals were voted on at the meeting by the Company’s shareholders:
1.The election of directors;
2.An advisory, non-binding vote to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers;
3.The ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2023;
4.To approve the Amended and Restated Portland General Electric Company Stock Incentive Plan; and
5.An advisory, non-binding vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation (“Say-On-Pay Frequency”).
There were 89,441,457 shares of common stock issued and outstanding as of February 21, 2023, the record date for the meeting, with 83,505,647 shares represented at the annual meeting.
Each of the director nominees listed below was elected and the voting results were as follows:
|Dawn Farrell||78,873,720 ||285,304 ||82,136 ||4,264,487 |
|Mark Ganz||75,952,837 ||3,213,749 ||74,574 ||4,264,487 |
|Marie Oh Huber||77,509,533 ||1,648,741 ||82,886 ||4,264,487 |
|Kathryn Jackson||78,423,614 ||751,001 ||66,545 ||4,264,487 |
|Michael Lewis||78,823,323 ||327,580 ||90,257 ||4,264,487 |
|Michael Millegan||78,505,242 ||641,146 ||94,772 ||4,264,487 |
|Lee Pelton||75,752,096 ||3,416,348 ||72,216 ||4,264,487 |
|Patricia Pineda||78,325,977 ||830,842 ||84,341 ||4,264,487 |
|Maria Pope||78,892,273 ||285,527 ||63,360 ||4,264,487 |
|James Torgerson||77,816,581 ||1,330,287 ||94,292 ||4,264,487 |
Shareholders approved the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. There were 77,706,478 votes cast for the proposal, 1,140,086 votes cast against the proposal, 394,596 abstentions, and 4,264,487 broker non-votes.
Shareholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2023. There were 82,865,996 votes cast for the proposal, 564,426 votes cast against the proposal, and 75,225 abstentions.
Shareholders approved the Amended and Restated Portland General Electric Company Stock Incentive Plan. There were 77,185,258 votes cast for the proposal, 1,925,365 votes cast against the proposal, and 130,537 abstentions, and 4,264,487 broker non-votes.
Shareholders approved a frequency of one year for future advisory votes on executive compensation (“Say-On-Pay Frequency”). There were 78,040,483 votes cast for one year, 45,684 votes cast for two years, 889,833 votes cast for three years, and 265,160 abstentions.
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.
|PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY|
|Date:||April 24, 2023||By:||/s/ James A. Ajello|
|James A. Ajello|
|Senior Vice President Finance CFO, Treasurer & Corporate Compliance Officer|