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BHF Brighthouse Financial

Filed: 14 Jun 21, 4:31pm

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): June 14, 2021 (June 10, 2021)
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Brighthouse Financial, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware001-3790581-3846992
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)
11225 North Community House Road, Charlotte, North Carolina28277
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (980) 365-7100

Not Applicable
(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)
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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 $0.01 per shareBHFThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1,000th interest in a share of 6.600% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series ABHFAPThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1,000th interest in a share of 6.750% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series BBHFAOThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1,000th interest in a share of 5.375% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series CBHFANThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
6.250% Junior Subordinated Debentures due 2058BHFALThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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 June 10, 2021, Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, three proposals were submitted to the Company’s stockholders. The proposals are described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2021 (the “2021 Proxy Statement”). The final voting results were as follows:

Proposal 1: The Company’s stockholders elected eight director nominees named in the 2021 Proxy Statement to serve a one-year term ending at the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The voting results are set forth below:

Director NomineeForWithholdBroker Non-Vote
Irene Chang Britt47,192,73113,077,0557,319,879
C. Edward (“Chuck”) Chaplin57,929,5152,340,2717,319,879
Stephen C. (“Steve”) Hooley58,221,0892,048,6977,319,879
Eileen A. Mallesch47,239,44713,030,3397,319,879
Diane E. Offereins47,117,63313,152,1537,319,879
Patrick J. (“Pat”) Shouvlin57,940,8852,328,9017,319,879
Eric T. Steigerwalt58,046,2842,223,5027,319,879
Paul M. Wetzel47,240,50513,029,2817,319,879

Proposal 2: The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2021. The voting results are set forth below:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Vote
67,466,80370,60252,260N/A

Proposal 3: The Company’s stockholders approved an advisory resolution approving the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. The voting results are set forth below:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Vote
56,620,4991,795,1371,854,1507,319,879






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SIGNATURES
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.
BRIGHTHOUSE FINANCIAL, INC.
By:/s/ D. Burt Arrington
Name:D. Burt Arrington
Title:Corporate Secretary

Date: June 14, 2021
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