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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on March 20, 2019, the shareholders of Starbucks Corporation (the “Company”) elected the 10 directors nominated by the Board to serve until the 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their successors are elected and qualified; the shareholders approved an advisory resolution to approve executive compensation; the shareholders approved the ratification of the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 29, 2019; the shareholders did not approve a shareholder proposal regarding true diversity board policy; and the shareholders did not approve a shareholder proposal regarding a report on sustainable packaging. The proposals are further described in the Company's definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on January 25, 2019.
The table below sets forth the number of votes cast for and against, and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, for each matter voted upon by the Company’s shareholders.
Election of Directors
Rosalind G. Brewer
Mary N. Dillon
Kevin R. Johnson
Jørgen Vig Knudstorp
Joshua Cooper Ramo
Javier G. Teruel
Myron E. Ullman, III
Advisory Resolution to Approve Executive Compensation
Ratification of Selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the fiscal year ending September 29, 2019
Shareholder Proposal Regarding True Diversity Board Policy
Shareholder Proposal Regarding a Report on Sustainable Packaging
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.
Dated: March 22, 2019
/s/ Rachel A. Gonzalez
Rachel A. Gonzalez
executive vice president, general counsel and secretary