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Form 8-K for HERSHEY CO


2-May-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

The Hershey Company (the "Company") held its 2013 annual meeting of stockholders on April 30, 2013. Set forth below are the final voting results from the meeting.
Proposal No. 1. Holders of the Company's Common Stock and Class B Common Stock, voting together without regard to class, elected the following directors by the votes set forth as follows:

Name                 Votes For  Votes Withheld Broker Non-Votes
Pamela M. Arway     720,466,393   2,879,826       22,795,531
John P. Bilbrey     722,102,820   1,243,399       22,795,531
Robert F. Cavanaugh 716,973,774   6,372,445       22,795,531
Charles A. Davis    722,244,203   1,102,016       22,795,531
James M. Mead       707,129,780   16,216,439      22,795,531
James E. Nevels     707,309,716   16,036,503      22,795,531
Thomas J. Ridge     720,526,976   2,819,243       22,795,531
David L. Shedlarz   721,067,854   2,278,365       22,795,531

Holders of the Company's Common Stock, voting separately as a class, elected the following directors by the votes set forth as follows:
Name Votes For Votes Withheld Broker Non-Votes Robert M. Malcolm 114,853,824 2,372,275 22,733,311 Anthony J. Palmer 114,971,143 2,254,956 22,733,311

Proposal No. 2. Holders of the Company's Common Stock and Class B Common Stock, voting together, ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent auditors for 2013, by the votes set forth as follows:
Votes For Votes Against Abstain
743,678,921 2,181,204 281,625

Proposal No. 3. Holders of the Company's Common Stock and Class B Common Stock, voting together, approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers, as described in the proxy statement, by the votes set forth as follows:
Votes For Votes Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 717,929,231 4,385,845 1,031,143 22,795,531

No other matters were submitted for stockholder action.


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