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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
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FORM 8-K
 
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Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 15, 2018
 
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BRINKER INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
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Delaware
 
1-10275
 
75-1914582
(State of
Incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employment
Identification No.)
6820 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75240
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 972-980-9917

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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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Section 5 - Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Brinker International, Inc. (the "Company") was held on November 15, 2018. Matters voted upon by shareholders at that meeting were:

Proposal 1
Each of the management’s nominees was elected a director to hold office until the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders or until his or her successor is elected and qualified.
 
Number of Shares Voted
 
 
 
 
 
Name
For
Against
Withheld
Broker Non-Vote
Joseph M. DePinto
32,166,856.32
84,953.00
51,313.00
3,201,220.00

Harriet Edelman
31,508,571.32
745,944.00
48,607.00
3,201,220.00

Michael A. George
26,745,981.81
5,505,303.51
51,838.00
3,201,219.00

William T. Giles
32,121,712.32
127,820.00
53,590.00
3,201,220.00

James C. Katzman
32,193,214.32
57,016.00
52,892.00
3,201,220.00

George R. Mrkonic
31,189,683.32
1,060,783.00
52,656.00
3,201,220.00

Jose Luis Prado
32,123,984.32
128,442.00
50,696.00
3,201,220.00

Wyman T. Roberts
32,166,959.32
85,024.00
51,139.00
3,201,220.00


Proposal 2

The proposal to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as Independent Auditors for Fiscal 2019 was approved. The results were as follows:
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Vote
34,684,821.32
767,343.00
52,178.00
0

Proposal 3

The proposal on executive compensation was approved. The results were as follows:
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Vote
31,139,697.30
1,075,063.01
88,361.00
3,201,221.00

Proposal 4

The proposal on amendment of the Company's Stock Option & Incentive Plan was approved. The results were as follows:
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Vote
31,031,034.32
1,181,886.00
90,201.00
3,201,221.00






SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 
 
 
 
BRINKER INTERNATIONAL, INC.
 
 
 
Dated: November 16, 2018
By:
 
/s/ Wyman T. Roberts
 
 
 
Wyman T. Roberts,
 
 
 
President and Chief Executive Officer and President of Chili's Grill & Bar
 
 
 
(Principal Executive Officer)