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GHC Graham

Filed: 10 May 21, 10:58am

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
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) May 6, 2021
GRAHAM HOLDINGS COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) 
   
Delaware001-0671453-0182885
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
   
1300 North 17th Street, Arlington, Virginia22209
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
(703) 345-6300
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading symbolName of each exchange on which registered
Class B Common Stock, par value $1.00 per shareGHCNew 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
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
 


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

    On May 6, 2021, Graham Holdings Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The following is a summary of the final voting results for each matter presented to stockholders.

Proposal 1: Election of Directors

The Company’s stockholders elected the nine persons nominated as Directors of the Company as set forth below:

Class A Common Stock Nominees
ForWithheldAbstainBroker Non-Votes
Thomas S. Gayner964,001
Donald E. Graham964,001
Jack A. Markell964,001
Timothy J. O'Shaughnessy964,001
G. Richard Wagoner, Jr.964,001
Katharine Weymouth964,001

Class B Common Stock Nominees
ForWithheldAbstainBroker Non-Votes
Tony Allen3,085,98924,879
Christopher C. Davis2,908,617202,251
Anne M. Mulcahy1,968,7841,142,084
    

Proposal 2: Advisory Vote to Approve 2020 Compensation Awarded to Named Executive Officers

The Company’s Class A stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers for 2020, as set forth below:

Class A Common Stock
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
964,001

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Exhibit Index  
Exhibit 104Cover Page Interactive Data File, formatted in Inline XBRL and included as Exhibit 101.


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SIGNATURE
 
 
 
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.
 
 
  Graham Holdings Company
  (Registrant)
   
   
Date: May 10, 2021 /s/ Nicole M. Maddrey
  Nicole M. Maddrey,
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary


 
 

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