LPLA LPL Financial

Filed: 17 Feb 21, 4:33pm

Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 11, 2021
LPL Financial Holdings Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdictions of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
4707 Executive Drive,San Diego,California92121
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock - par value $0.001 per shareLPLAThe Nasdaq Global Select Market
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Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On February 11, 2021, the board of directors (the “Board”) of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Brent Simonich, age 50, as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer. Effective as of the appointment, Mr. Simonich will serve as the Company’s principal accounting officer, reporting to Matthew Audette, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer and principal financial officer. Mr. Audette previously served as the principal accounting officer.
Mr. Simonich has over two decades of experience in finance and risk and controls functions, including risk management, accounting, financial reporting, vendor oversight, due diligence and acquisitions, and real estate. Before joining LPL, Mr. Simonich served as executive vice president and chief risk officer at E*TRADE Financial from January 2020 to November 2020. He spent more than 21 years of his career at E*TRADE in various leadership roles, including corporate controller, principal accounting officer and chief financial officer of E*TRADE Securities. Prior to that, he worked at Seiler LLP as a certified public accountant. Mr. Simonich earned a bachelor’s degree in Business from California Polytechnic State University and holds Series 27 and 99 designations.


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.

By:/s/ Gregory M. Woods
Gregory M. Woods

Dated: February 17, 2021