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): May 30, 2019
Hostess Brands, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1 East Armour Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Title of each Class
Name of exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share
NASDAQ Capital Market
Warrants, each exercisable for a half share of Class A Common Stock
NASDAQ Capital Market
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 30, 2019, Hostess Brands, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on three proposals and cast their votes as follows.
Proposal 1: Election of Directors
The stockholders voted for the nominees for election as Class III directors to serve for a term that shall expire at the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The results of the vote taken were as follows:
C. Dean Metropoulos
Neil P. DeFeo
Proposal 2: Say-on-Pay
The stockholders voted, on an advisory basis, to approve the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers for 2018. The results of the vote taken were as follows:
Proposal 3: Ratification of Appointment of Independent Auditor
The stockholders ratified the selection, by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, of KPMG LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm, as auditors of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019. The results of the vote taken were 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 thereto duly authorized.
HOSTESS BRANDS, INC.
Date: June 4, 2019
/s/ Thomas A. Peterson
Thomas A. Peterson
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer