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, 2019
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11115 Rushmore Drive, Charlotte, NC
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Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 12, 2019, at the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of LendingTree, Inc. (the “Company”), the Company’s stockholders approved the amendment and restatement of the Fifth Amended and Restated LendingTree, Inc. 2008 Stock and Annual Incentive Plan (the “Stock Plan”), which amendment and restatement became effective upon such approval. A description of the amendments approved, and of the Stock Plan as a whole, was included in the Company’s 2019 Proxy Statement prepared for the Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 26, 2019, under the heading “Proposal 3 - Amendment and Restatement of the Fifth Amended and Restated 2008 Stock and Annual Incentive Plan.” Such description of the amendments and of the Stock Plan as a whole are incorporated by reference into this Item 5.02 of this report.
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
On June 12, 2019, the Company held its Annual Meeting. The holders of an aggregate of 12,879,149 shares of the Company’s common stock were entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting and a total of 12,347,391 shares of the Company’s common stock were represented at the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy. The stockholders considered and voted on three proposals submitted for stockholder vote, each of which is described in detail in the Company’s 2019 proxy statement prepared for the Annual Meeting.
The following are the voting results on each matter submitted for stockholder vote at the Annual Meeting.
Proposal 1. Election of Directors
The following nominees for election to the board of directors were elected, each for a one-year term or until their successor has been duly elected and qualified:
G. Kennedy Thompson
Proposal 2. Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The board of directors’ proposal to ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2019 fiscal year was approved based on the following votes:
Proposal 3. Amendment and Restatement of the Fifth Amended and Restated LendingTree, Inc. 2008 Stock and Annual Incentive Plan.
The board of directors’ proposal to amend and restate the Fifth Amended and Restated LendingTree, Inc. 2008 Stock and Annual Incentive Plan was approved based on the following votes:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: June 13, 2019
/s/ J.D. Moriarty
Chief Financial Officer