UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
May 17, 2018
Date of report (date of earliest event reported)
LPL Financial Holdings Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdictions of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification Nos.)
75 State Street, Boston MA 02109
(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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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2018 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 17, 2018. The stockholders of the Company considered and acted upon the following proposals:
1. Election of Directors. By the vote reflected below, the stockholders elected the following eight individuals to serve as directors of the Company until the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified:
Dan H. Arnold
Viet D. Dinh
H. Paulett Eberhart
William F. Glavin, Jr.
Anne M. Mulcahy
James S. Putnam
James S. Riepe
Richard P. Schifter
2. Ratification of the Appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2018. The stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP by the audit committee of the Company’s board of directors as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the current fiscal year. 79,218,354 shares voted for the proposal; 2,215,122 shares voted against the proposal; and 73,441 shares abstained from voting on the proposal. There were no broker non-votes on the proposal.
3. Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation. The stockholders approved, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the compensation paid to the named executive officers of the Company, as disclosed in the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities Exchange Commission on March 29, 2018 relating to the Annual Meeting. 76,925,975 shares voted for the proposal, 728,228 shares voted against the proposal; and 332,255 shares abstained from voting on the proposal. There were 3,520,459 broker non-votes on the proposal.
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.
LPL FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC.
/s/ Gregory M. Woods
Name: Gregory M. Woods
Dated: May 17, 2018