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Form 8-K for WHITEWAVE FOODS CO


19-Apr-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


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

The WhiteWave Foods Company ("WhiteWave") held its 2013 annual meeting of stockholders on April 17, 2013, and the following number of votes was cast for each matter indicated. The following voting results are final.

1. The stockholders elected two directors, with each director elected to serve a three-year term ending at WhiteWave's 2016 annual meeting of stockholders. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:

                                                                             Broker
      Director Nominee      For                 Against         Abstain      Non-Votes

      Michelle P. Goolsby     1,512,779,136       5,622,268       18,527       1,809,246

      Stephen L. Green        1,518,355,372          46,164       18,395       1,809,246

2. The stockholders approved The WhiteWave Foods Company 2012 Stock Incentive Plan. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:

                        For             Against       Abstain     Broker
                                                                  Non-Votes

                   1,510,419,297       7,925,638       74,996     1,809,246

3. The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, WhiteWave's executive compensation. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:

                        For             Against       Abstain     Broker
                                                                  Non-Votes

                   1,517,280,902       1,061,540       77,489     1,809,246

4. The stockholders recommended, on an advisory basis, that WhiteWave conduct future advisory votes on its executive compensation every three years. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:

                1 Year         2 Year          3 Year          Abstain     Broker
                                                                           Non-Votes

              15,861,229       44,368       1,502,431,044       83,290     1,809,246

In accordance with the recommendation of the stockholders, the WhiteWave Board of Directors has decided to include an advisory stockholder vote on executive compensation in our proxy materials every three years until the next required advisory vote on the frequency of an executive compensation vote, which will occur no later than our 2019 annual meeting of stockholders.

5. The stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as WhiteWave's independent auditor for fiscal 2013. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:

                         For           Against      Abstain     Broker
                                                                Non-Votes

                    1,520,187,162       22,311       19,704     0


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