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Shareholders Elect Director Nominees At SpartanNash’s Annual Meeting

Shareholders Elect Director Nominees At SpartanNash’s Annual Meeting
SpartanNash's Director Nominees

Based on the preliminary vote count following SpartanNash’s annual meeting on June 9, shareholders have re-elected all nine of its independent director nominees – Douglas Hacker, Shân Atkins, Matthew Mannelly, Julien Mininberg, Jaymin Patel, Maj. Gen. Hawthorne Proctor, Pamela Puryear, Tony Sarsam and William Voss – to its board of directors.

Grand Rapids, Michigan-based SpartanNash issued the following statement:

“We appreciate the significant support for the company’s plan that we have received from our shareholders throughout this process. Today’s outcome reinforces that SpartanNash shareholders recognize that the company’s strategy is working and the company has the right board in place to continue guiding the business forward. The board and management team will remain focused on executing the company’s ongoing transformation through our operating model and ‘People First’ culture to drive long-term, sustainable value creation for our shareholders. We thank the 17,500 SpartanNash employees for their continued dedication to serving our customers, our store guests and one another.”

The preliminary voting also indicated that shareholders approved all of the other proposals submitted for a vote at the annual meeting. The final voting results on the proposals voted on at the annual meeting will be set forth in a form 8-K filed by SpartanNash with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

BofA Securities is serving as financial advisor to SpartanNash, and Sidley Austin is serving as legal advisor to SpartanNash.

SpartanNash is a distributor, wholesaler and retailer with a global supply chain network. Its customers span a diverse group of national accounts, independent and chain grocers, e-commerce retailers, U.S. military commissaries and exchanges, and the company’s own brick-and-mortar grocery stores, pharmacies and fuel centers.

SpartanNash distributes grocery and household goods, including fresh produce and its Our Family portfolio of products, to locations in all 50 states, in addition to distributing to the District of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Honduras, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Djibouti, Korea and Japan.

For more information, visit spartannash.com.

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