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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): September 20, 2022



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   1-6263   36-2334820
(State or other jurisdiction of
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)


One AAR Place  
1100 N. Wood Dale Road  
Wood Dale, Illinois 60191
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (630) 227-2000


Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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:


¨       Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


¨       Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


¨       Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


¨       Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of Each Class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, $1.00 par value   AIR   New York Stock Exchange
    Chicago Stock Exchange


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule  405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company ¨


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨







Item 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders. 


On September 20, 2022, AAR Corp. (the “Company”) held its 2022 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, 32,565,570 shares of common stock, par value $1.00 per share, or approximately 91.97% of the 35,405,484 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, were present in person or represented by proxy.


Set forth below are the matters acted upon by the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting, as such matters are more fully described in the Company’s proxy statement filed on August 9, 2022, and the final voting results on each such matter.


Proposal 1: Election of Directors.


The stockholders elected each of the Company’s three Class II director nominees for a three-year term expiring at the 2025 annual meeting, as reflected in the following voting results:


Name of Nominee  For   Against   Abstain   Broker
JOHN M. HOLMES   31,139,907    388,463    95,761    941,439 
ELLEN M. LORD   30,566,960    963,932    93,239    941,439 
MARC J. WALFISH   28,971,102    2,307,596    345,433    941,439 


The continuing directors of the Company are Anthony K. Anderson, Michael R. Boyce, H. John Gilbertson, Jr., Robert F. Leduc, Duncan J. McNabb, Peter Pace, David P. Storch and Jennifer L. Vogel.


Proposal 2: Advisory Proposal to Approve our Fiscal 2022 Executive Compensation.


The stockholders did not approve the advisory proposal to approve our fiscal 2022 executive compensation, as reflected in the following voting results:


For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes 
12,517,527    19,009,821    96,783    941,439 


Proposal 3: Ratification of the Appointment of KPMG LLP as our Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the Fiscal Year Ending May 31, 2023.


The stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending May 31, 2023, as reflected in the following voting results:


For   Against   Abstain 
31,609,593    858,207    97,770 





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: September 20, 2022


  By: /s/ Jessica A. Garascia
    Jessica A. Garascia
    Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary