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): September 24, 2012
GENERAL MILLS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (763) 764-7600
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:
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On September 24, 2012, General Mills, Inc. held its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. There were 553,275,592 shares of common stock represented either in person or by proxy at this meeting. We have disclosed the final results for each matter voted upon, including the number of votes cast for or against, the number of abstentions, and as applicable, the number of broker non-votes.
1. Election of Directors. Stockholders elected the following individuals as directors, each to serve a one-year term expiring at the companys 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, by the following votes:
2. Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation. Stockholders approved the companys compensation for its named executive officers on an advisory basis, by the following vote:
3. Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. Stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending May 29, 2013, by the following vote:
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.