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SHO Sunstone Hotel Investors

Filed: 30 Apr 21, 4:11pm

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 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): April 29, 2021

 

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Maryland

 

001-32319

 

20-1296886

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

 

200 Spectrum Center Drive, 21st Floor

Irvine, California

 

92618

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

(949) 330-4000

(Registrant’s telephone number including area code)

N/A

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, $0.01 par value

SHO

New York Stock Exchange

Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, $0.01 par value

SHO.PRE

New York Stock Exchange

Series F Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, $0.01 par value

SHO.PRF

New 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 pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 

Item 5.07    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On April 29, 2021, the Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The matters on which the stockholders voted, in person or by proxy, and the results of such voting were as follows:

1)Election of eight directors to serve until the next annual meeting and until their successors are elected and qualified:

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

John V. Arabia

201,440,287

591,430

3,895

2,432,394

W. Blake Baird

198,209,880

3,821,485

4,247

2,432,394

Andrew Batinovich

196,986,353

5,044,824

4,435

2,432,394

Monica S. Digilio

199,257,201

2,774,076

4,335

2,432,394

Kristina M. Leslie

201,450,038

581,572

4,002

2,432,394

Murray J. McCabe

200,763,181

1,268,283

4,148

2,432,394

Verett Mims

201,450,258

581,350

4,004

2,432,394

Douglas M. Pasquale

184,724,342

14,995,742

2,315,528

2,432,394

2)Ratification of the Audit Committee’s appointment of Ernst & Young LLP to act as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021:

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

201,747,451

2,715,506

5,049

3)Advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers:

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

192,251,766

9,746,054

37,792

2,432,394

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit No.

  

Description

104

Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted in Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101).

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 thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.

Date: April 30, 2021

 

By:

 

/s/ Bryan A. Giglia

 

 

Bryan A. Giglia

Principal Financial Officer and Duly Authorized Officer