SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
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 26, 2018
NRG ENERGY, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
804 Carnegie Center, Princeton, New Jersey 08540
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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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 April 3, 2018, Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell withdrew his name from nomination for re-election to the Board of Directors (the "Board") at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) as described in NRG Energy, Inc.’s (the "Company”) Supplement to the Proxy Statement filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on April 5, 2018. Following the Annual Meeting of the Company on April 26, 2018, Pastor Caldwell’s term as director of the Company expired effective April 26, 2018, and the Board has reduced the size of the Board from twelve (12) to eleven (11) members.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Company held its Annual Meeting on April 26, 2018 in Princeton, New Jersey. Set forth below are the final voting results for each of the proposals submitted to a vote of the stockholders.
(a) Proposal 1 — Election of eleven directors
E. Spencer Abraham
Matthew Carter, Jr.
Lawrence S. Coben
Terry G. Dallas
William E. Hantke
Paul W. Hobby
Anne C. Schaumburg
Thomas H. Weidemeyer
C. John Wilder
With respect to the foregoing Proposal 1, all eleven directors were elected and each received the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast at the Annual Meeting.
(b) Proposal 2 — Advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers
The foregoing Proposal 2 was approved.
(c) Proposal 3 — Ratification of the Appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the 2018 fiscal year
The foregoing Proposal 3 was approved.
(d) Proposal 4 – Stockholder proposal regarding disclosure of political expenditures
The foregoing Proposal 4 was not approved.
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.
NRG Energy, Inc.
/s/ Brian E. Curci
Brian E. Curci
Dated: April 27, 2018