SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): June 12, 2020
EXPEDIA GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1111 Expedia Group Way W.
Seattle, Washington 98119
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
(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 class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, $0.0001 par value
The Nasdaq Global Select Market
Expedia Group, Inc. 2.500% Senior Notes due 2022
New York Stock Exchange
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
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 10, 2020, Expedia Group, Inc. (“Expedia Group” or, the “Company”) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, 116,211,719 shares of the Company’s common stock (entitled to one vote per share) and 5,523,452 shares of the Company’s Class B common stock (entitled to ten votes per share) were represented and voted on each proposal presented as follows:
Proposal 1 – Election of Directors. The stockholders elected thirteen directors of the Company, four of whom were elected by holders of common stock only (“Common Stock Nominees”), and nine of whom were elected by holders of common stock and Class B common stock voting together as a single class (“Combined Stock Nominees”), each to hold office until the next annual meeting of stockholders or until their successors have been duly elected and qualified (or, if earlier, such director’s removal or resignation from the Board). Stockholders voted as follows:
Common Stock Nominees
A. George Skip Battle
Jon T. Gieselman
Craig A. Jacobson
Combined Stock Nominees
Peter M. Kern
Susan C. Athey
Alexander von Furstenberg
Proposal 2 – Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation. The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of Expedia Group’s named executive officers as disclosed in Expedia Group’s proxy statement. Stockholders voted as follows:
Proposal 3 – Approval of the Company’s Stock and Annual Incentive Plan. The stockholders approved the Fifth Amended and Restated Expedia Group, Inc. 2005 Stock and Annual Incentive Plan, including an amendment to increase the number of shares of Expedia Group common stock authorized for issuance thereunder by 8,000,000. Stockholders voted as follows
Proposal 4 – Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Expedia Group’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2020. Stockholders voted as follows:
Proposal 5 – Stockholder Proposal - Reporting Political Contributions and Expenditures. The stockholders rejected a proposal seeking a report on political contributions and expenditures. Stockholders voted as follows:
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.
EXPEDIA GROUP, INC.
/s/ Robert J. Dzielak
Robert J. Dzielak
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Dated: June 12, 2020