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10/27/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/27/2021 12:46

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders - Form 8-K

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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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) October 26, 2021
Cintas Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Washington 0-11399 31-1188630
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer
Identification Number)
6800 Cintas Boulevard, P.O. Box 625737,
Cincinnati, Ohio 45262-5737
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (513) 459-1200
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:
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of
each class
Trading
symbol(s)
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common stock, no par value CTAS The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
(NASDAQ Global Select Market)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 193 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The following matters were submitted to a vote of shareholders at the Annual Meeting of the shareholders of Cintas Corporation (the Corporation) held on October 26, 2021:

Item No. 1:
The shareholders elected the persons listed below as directors of the Corporation. The voting results were as follows:
Name Shares
For
Shares
Against
Abstentions Broker
Non-Votes
Gerald S. Adolph 86,808,800 3,424,443 47,592 4,809,039
John F. Barrett 89,179,047 1,068,256 33,532 4,809,039
Melanie W. Barstad 89,236,177 1,006,584 38,074 4,809,039
Karen L. Carnahan 86,418,970 3,830,149 31,716 4,809,039
Robert E. Coletti 85,808,213 4,434,486 38,136 4,809,039
Scott D. Farmer 84,667,581 5,586,564 26,690 4,809,039
Joseph Scaminace 83,792,664 6,439,457 48,714 4,809,039
Todd M. Schneider 89,229,929 1,016,627 34,279 4,809,039
Ronald W. Tysoe 87,323,466 2,915,057 42,312 4,809,039
Item No. 2:
The shareholders approved an advisory resolution on named executive officer compensation. The voting results were as follows:
For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
87,896,091 2,338,522 46,222 4,809,039

Item No. 3:
The shareholders approved the ratification of the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the Corporation's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2022. The voting results were as follows:
For Against Abstain
92,512,279 2,545,582 32,013
Item No. 4:
The shareholders approved the shareholder proposal regarding a simple majority vote. The voting results were as follows:
For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
57,263,470 32,926,447 90,918 4,809,039


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.
CINTAS CORPORATION
Date: October 27, 2021 By: /s/ J. Michael Hansen
J. Michael Hansen
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer