Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 15, 2018



Packaging Corporation of America

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-15399   36-4277050

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1955 West Field Court, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)

(847) 482-3000

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On May 15, 2018, Packaging Corporation of America held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, at which the following proposals were voted upon and approved by PCA’s stockholders:


(a) Election of Directors. Each of the following nominees for directors was elected to serve through the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Votes for, votes against, abstentions and broker non-votes, by nominee, were as follows:


Nominee    For      Against      Abstain      Broker Non-Vote  

Mark W. Kowlzan

     74,224,340        3,478,778        1,364,105        6,467,299  

Cheryl K. Beebe

     77,711,372        1,274,131        81,720        6,467,299  

Duane C. Farrington

     78,805,874        166,214        95,135        6,467,299  

Hasan Jameel

     77,599,105        1,377,521        90,597        6,467,299  

Robert C. Lyons

     78,816,973        163,255        86,995        6,467,299  

Thomas P. Maurer

     78,806,592        173,493        87,138        6,467,299  

Samuel M. Mencoff

     74,842,017        4,178,840        46,366        6,467,299  

Roger B. Porter

     72,176,347        6,518,605        372,271        6,467,299  

Thomas S. Souleles

     77,818,869        1,160,767        87,587        6,467,299  

Paul T. Stecko

     76,961,307        2,068,630        37,286        6,467,299  

James D. Woodrum

     78,058,493        917,564        91,166        6,467,299  


(b) The stockholders ratified the audit committee’s appointment of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm to serve as PCA’s auditors for the year ending December 31, 2018. The voting results were as follows: 85,421,608 votes for; 52,598 votes against; and 59,956 abstentions.
(c) The stockholders approved our executive compensation on a non-binding advisory basis. The voting results were as follows: 74,286,972 votes for; 4,478,440 votes against; 301,811 abstentions; and 6,467,299 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.


By:   /s/ Kent A. Pflederer
  Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Date: May 16, 2018