PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA false 0000075677 0000075677 2023-05-02 2023-05-02












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 2, 2023



Packaging Corporation of America

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-15399   36-4277050
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

1 N. Field Court, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)

(847) 482-3000

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



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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

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


Title of each class




Name of each exchange
on which registered

Common Stock   PKG   New York Stock Exchange




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

On May 2, 2023, Packaging Corporation of America (“PCA”) held its 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, at which the following proposals were voted upon and approved by PCA’s stockholders:

(a) Election of Directors. Voting results are summarized as follows:


Nominee    Votes For      Votes




Cheryl K. Beebe

     66,786,534        9,598,850        57,755        4,374,117  

Duane C. Farrington

     75,883,582        499,191        60,366        4,374,117  

Donna A. Harman

     75,867,680        519,226        56,233        4,374,117  

Mark W. Kowlzan

     68,696,382        7,687,193        59,564        4,374,117  

Robert C. Lyons

     73,344,365        3,036,959        61,815        4,374,117  

Thomas P. Maurer

     75,871,098        512,332        59,709        4,374,117  

Samuel M. Mencoff

     63,587,134        12,797,627        58,378        4,374,117  

Roger B. Porter

     59,938,932        16,443,299        60,908        4,374,117  

Thomas S. Souleles

     70,197,222        6,184,622        61,295        4,374,117  

Paul T. Stecko

     71,064,025        5,324,168        54,946        4,374,117  

(b)     Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The audit committee’s appointment of KPMG LLP as PCA’s independent registered public accounting firm was ratified by the following vote: 79,104,653 votes for, 1,660,315 votes against, and 52,288 abstentions.

(c)    Approval of PCA’s Executive Compensation. 72,343,447 votes for, 3,968,815 votes against, 130,878 abstentions and 4,374,117 broker non-votes.

(d)    Frequency of Vote on Executive Compensation. 74,831,036 for one year; 78,781 for two years; 1,436,641 for three years, 96,681 abstentions; and 4,374,117 broker non-votes. PCA will continue to hold votes on its executive compensation every year until the next time stockholders vote on the frequency of the vote on executive compensation.


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.



/s/ Kent A. Pflederer

  Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Date: May 4, 2023