Washington, D.C. 20549

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 22, 2023 (May 18, 2023)
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(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
One Carrier Place
Farmington, Connecticut 06032
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
(860) 674-3000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock ($0.01 par value)OTISNew York Stock Exchange
0.000% Notes due 2023OTIS/23New York Stock Exchange
0.318% Notes due 2026OTIS/26New York Stock Exchange
0.934% Notes due 2031OTIS/31New York Stock Exchange
Section 5—Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Otis Worldwide Corporation (“Otis” or "Company") held its 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 18, 2023. As of March 20, 2023, the record date for the meeting, 413,242,757 shares of Otis common stock were issued and outstanding. A quorum of 365,284,291 shares of common stock was represented at the meeting.

Shareholders voted on the following matters, which are described in more detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 6, 2023, and cast their votes as described below:

1)    The following individuals were elected to serve as directors for a term expiring at the 2024 Annual Meeting of Shareholders or upon the election and qualification of their successors. The voting results for each nominee are as follows:
NomineeVotes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
Jeffrey H. Black336,952,5001,665,914263,47726,402,400
Nelda J. Connors335,424,2473,201,086256,55826,402,400
Kathy Hopinkah Hannan328,953,7329,673,661254,49826,402,400
Shailesh G. Jejurikar330,725,8647,890,016266,01126,402,400
Christopher J. Kearney336,152,7272,465,842263,32226,402,400
Judith F. Marks319,242,99816,048,1133,590,78026,402,400
Harold W. McGraw III335,546,1933,068,929266,76926,402,400
Margaret M. V. Preston332,466,2166,158,948256,72726,402,400
Shelley Stewart, Jr.336,918,2591,706,091257,54126,402,400
John H. Walker336,106,1132,503,589272,18926,402,400

2)    A proposal that shareholders approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of Otis’ named executive officers. The proposal was approved and the voting results are as follows:
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes

3)    A proposal to appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a firm of independent registered public accountants, to serve as Otis’ Independent Auditor for 2023 until the next annual meeting in 2024. The proposal was approved and the voting results are as follows:
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentions

4)    A proposal for an Independent Board Chairman, if properly presented. The proposal was not approved and the voting results are as follows:
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes

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 22, 2023By:
Toby Smith
Vice President, Corporate Secretary