Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 5, 2021
PepsiCo, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
North Carolina   1-1183   13-1584302
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
700 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, New York 10577
(Address of principal executive offices and Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (914) 253-2000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:
Title of each class Trading Symbols Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value 1-2/3 cents per share PEP The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
2.500% Senior Notes Due 2022 PEP22a The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
0.250% Senior Notes Due 2024 PEP24 The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
2.625% Senior Notes Due 2026 PEP26 The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
0.750% Senior Notes Due 2027 PEP27 The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
0.875% Senior Notes Due 2028 PEP28 The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
0.500% Senior Notes Due 2028 PEP28a The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
1.125% Senior Notes Due 2031 PEP31 The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
0.400% Senior Notes Due 2032 PEP32 The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
0.875% Senior Notes Due 2039 PEP39 The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
1.050% Senior Notes Due 2050 PEP50 The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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. 
PepsiCo, Inc. (“PepsiCo”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 5, 2021. For more information on the following proposals, see PepsiCo’s proxy statement for the 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 24, 2021. Below are the final voting results.

(1) The following 13 persons were elected to serve as directors of PepsiCo:
Nominee For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
Segun Agbaje 994,484,834 6,894,111 2,898,599 181,035,574
Shona L. Brown 962,283,049 39,519,418 2,475,077 181,035,574
Cesar Conde 991,537,673 9,972,721 2,767,150 181,035,574
Ian Cook 953,912,965 47,105,638 3,258,941 181,035,574
Dina Dublon 953,958,761 47,464,074 2,854,709 181,035,574
Michelle Gass 996,939,574 4,756,602 2,581,368 181,035,574
Ramon L. Laguarta 918,116,237 78,044,946 8,116,361 181,035,574
Dave Lewis 995,383,007 6,058,832 2,835,705 181,035,574
David C. Page, MD 991,996,905 9,642,445 2,638,194 181,035,574
Robert C. Pohlad 986,128,233 15,518,854 2,630,457 181,035,574
Daniel Vasella, MD 906,137,860 88,576,427 9,563,257 181,035,574
Darren Walker 985,472,756 16,046,376 2,758,412 181,035,574
Alberto Weisser 987,632,110 13,652,332 2,993,102 181,035,574

(2) The shareholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for PepsiCo for fiscal year 2021:
For 1,114,055,256
Against 68,896,747
Abstain 2,361,115

(3) The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, PepsiCo’s executive compensation: 
For 911,663,062
Against 81,493,937
Abstain 11,120,545
Broker Non-Votes 181,035,574

(4) The shareholder proposal regarding the special shareholder meeting vote threshold was defeated:
For 439,222,002
Against 558,572,105
Abstain 6,483,437
Broker Non-Votes 181,035,574

(5) The shareholder proposal regarding a report on sugar and public health was defeated:
For 132,154,422
Against 839,641,010
Abstain 32,482,112
Broker Non-Votes 181,035,574

(6) The shareholder proposal regarding a report on external public health costs was defeated:
For 118,560,357
Against 854,316,564
Abstain 31,400,623
Broker Non-Votes 181,035,574

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 7, 2021 By: /s/ Cynthia A. Nastanski
Name: Cynthia A. Nastanski
Title: Senior Vice President, Corporate Law and Deputy Corporate Secretary