The 2016 annual meeting of stockholders of Americas Car-Mart, Inc. (the Company) was held on August 31, 2016. The record date for such meeting was July 18, 2016 on which date there were a total of 7,826,447 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote. The following matters were voted upon by the Companys stockholders at the annual meeting. The numbers of votes cast for, against or withheld as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, for each of these matters are set forth below.
1. To elect directors for a term of one year:
Daniel J. England er
William H. Henderson
Eddie L. Hight
Robert Cameron Smith
Jeffrey A. Williams
Jim von Gremp
2. To approve an advisory resolution regarding the Company's compensation of its named executive officers.
3. To ratify the selection of Grant Thornton LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.
No additional business or other matters came before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.
On August 31, 2016, the Board of Directors of the Company elected Jim von Gremp as Chairman of the Board. Mr. von Gremp will receive an additional $10,000 annual retainer to serve as Chairman of the Board. He will continue to serve on the nominating, compliance, audit and compensation committees of the Board. Mr. von Gremp has served as a director since December 2015.
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.
Americas Car-Mart, Inc.
Date: September 2, 2016
/s/ Jeffrey A. Williams
Jeffrey A. Williams
Chief Financial Officer, President and Secretary
(Principal Financial Officer)
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