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Form 8-K for CHIQUITA BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC


28-May-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Company held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 23, 2013. A total of 46,461,504 shares were represented in person or by proxy at the 2013 Annual Meeting and the Company's shareholders took the following actions:

Proposal No. 1: Election of Directors
Shareholders elected each of the seven nominees for director to serve for a term to expire at the 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders based on the following votes:

Name                  Votes For  Votes Withheld Broker Non-Votes
Kerrii B. Anderson    33,171,134      2,592,278        5,120,329
Howard W. Barker, Jr. 35,223,203        540,209        5,120,329
Clare M. Hasler-Lewis 34,377,064      1,386,348        5,120,329
Edward F. Lonergan    35,315,695        447,717        5,120,329
Jeffrey N. Simmons    34,946,475        816,937        5,120,329
Steven P. Stanbrook   31,683,594      4,079,818        5,120,329
Ronald V. Waters III  35,307,324        456,088        5,120,329

Proposal No. 2: Advisory (Non-Binding) Vote on Executive Compensation

Shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers by the following vote:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 30,866,528 4,834,426 62,458 5,120,329

Proposal No. 3: Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

Shareholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013 based on the following votes:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 40,486,371 323,167 74,203 -0-


Proposal No. 4: Shareholder Proposal Regarding Simple Majority Vote Shareholders approved the shareholder proposal regarding simple majority vote in governing documents based on the following votes:
Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 30,505,796 5,204,908 52,708 5,120,329


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