LYFT Lyft Inc Cls A

Filed: 13 Jul 21, 4:16pm

Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 9, 2021
Lyft, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
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(IRS Employer
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185 Berry Street, Suite 5000
San Francisco, California 94107
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(844) 250-2773
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On July 9, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Lyft, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed John David Risher to serve as a member of the Board. Mr. Risher is also being appointed as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.

Mr. Risher co-founded Worldreader, a non-profit organization, and has served as its Chief Executive Officer since November 2009 and as Board President since March 2010. Prior to Worldreader, Mr. Risher served as Senior Vice President, US Retail at, Inc. an e-commerce company. Prior to joining Amazon, he served as a General Manager at Microsoft Corporation, a software company. Mr. Risher currently serves on the boards of directors of a number of privately-held and non-profit companies. Mr. Risher holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an honorary Ph.D. from Wilson College.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Risher and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Risher was appointed to serve on the Board. There are no family relationships between Mr. Risher and any other director or executive officer of the Company, and there have been no transactions between Mr. Risher and the Company in the last fiscal year, and none are currently proposed, that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Mr. Risher will receive the standard compensation available to the Company’s current non-employee directors, which is discussed in the Company’s Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on April 28, 2021. In accordance with the Company’s customary practice, the Company will also enter into its standard form of indemnification agreement with Mr. Risher, which agreement is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-229996) filed with the SEC on March 1, 2019.

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.
Date: July 13, 2021/s/ Brian Roberts
Brian Roberts
Chief Financial Officer