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): May 21, 2021 (May 19,2021)
HELIX ENERGY SOLUTIONS GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(IRS. Employer Identification No.)
3505 West Sam Houston Parkway North
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 281-618-0400
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 19, 2021. Three proposals, as described in the Proxy Statement dated April 6, 2021, were voted upon at the meeting. The following is a brief description of the matters voted upon and the final voting results:
|●||Election of Director Nominees.|
Each of the directors received the affirmative vote of a plurality (as well as a majority) of the shares cast and were elected as Class II directors to the Company’s board of directors to serve a three-year term expiring at the annual meeting of shareholders in 2024 or, if at a later date, until their respective successor is elected and qualified.
|●||Proposal to ratify the selection of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2021.|
This proposal received a majority of the votes cast; accordingly, our shareholders ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2021.
|●||Approval, on a non-binding advisory basis, of the 2020 compensation of our named executive officers.|
This proposal received a majority of the votes cast; accordingly, our shareholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, the 2020 compensation of our named executive officers.
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.
Date: May 21, 2021
HELIX ENERGY SOLUTIONS GROUP, INC.
/s/ Kenneth E. Neikirk
Kenneth E. Neikirk
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and