LPL Financial Holdings Inc.
LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (Form: 8-K, Received: 05/23/2017 06:05:26)




UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
May 17, 2017
Date of report (date of earliest event reported)
LPL Financial Holdings Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
001-34963
20-3717839
(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)
(617) 423-3644
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
N/A
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed since Last Report)
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Item 5.07
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
LPL Financial Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2017 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 17, 2017. 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 nine individuals to serve as directors of the Company until the 2018 annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified:
Nominee
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
Dan H. Arnold
75,149,122
89,083
286,212
5,564,001
Viet D. Dinh
75,132,310
98,337
293,771
5,564,001
H. Paulett Eberhart
74,898,934
337,696
287,788
5,564,001
William F. Glavin, Jr.
74,965,925
103,419
455,074
5,564,001
Marco W. Hellman
75,341,565
109,258
73,594
5,564,001
Anne M. Mulcahy
72,309,413
2,927,326
287,678
5,564,001
James S. Putnam
72,511,411
2,726,687
286,319
5,564,001
James S. Riepe
68,240,908
6,994,264
289,246
5,564,001
Richard P. Schifter
66,610,634
8,625,866
287,917
5,564,001

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, 2017. The stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP by the audit committee of the Company’s board of directors (the “Board”) as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the current fiscal year. 77,761,497 shares voted for the proposal; 3,252,167 shares voted against the proposal; and 74,755 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 April 11, 2017 relating to the Annual Meeting. 71,952,056 shares voted for the proposal, 3,188,390 shares voted against the proposal; and 383,972 shares abstained from voting on the proposal. There were 5,564,001 broker non-votes on the proposal.
4. Advisory Vote on Frequency of Future Advisory Votes on Executive Compensation. By the vote reflected below, the stockholders approved, on an advisory, non-binding basis, that the frequency of future advisory votes on compensation paid to the named executive officers of the Company be every year.

1 Year
2 Years
3 Years
Abstentions
70,449,031
50,996
4,657,746
366,643


After taking into consideration the foregoing voting results and the prior recommendation of the Board that future advisory votes on compensation paid to the named executive officers of the Company be held every year, the Board has determined that the Company will hold such future advisory votes every year.
 





SIGNATURE

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.
 
 
 
By:
/s/ David P. Bergers
 
Name: David P. Bergers
 
Title: General Counsel


Dated: May 22, 2017