SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): May 23, 2016
Green Dot Corporation
(Exact Name of the Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
3465 East Foothill Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, If Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.07. Submissions of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 23, 2016, Green Dot Corporation (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”).
On May 27, 2016, IVS Associates, Inc. ("IVS"), the independent inspector of elections for the Annual Meeting, delivered its final vote tabulation that certified the voting results for each of the matters set forth below that were submitted to a vote at the Annual Meeting.
As of the close of business on March 31, 2016, the record date for the Annual Meeting, 50,383,735 shares of Company’s Class A common stock, par value $0.001 per share (“Common Stock”), were outstanding and entitled to vote. 44,134,383 shares of Common Stock were voted in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting, representing 87.6 percent of the shares entitled to be voted.
Proposal No. 1 - Election of Directors. The Company’s stockholders elected Mr. Saturnino Fanlo, Mr. George W. Gresham and Mr. Steven W. Streit to serve as Class III directors of the Company’s Board of Directors for three year terms and until their respective successors shall be elected and qualified or until their earlier resignation or removal. The final tabulation from IVS of voting results for the election of directors and other proposals is set forth below.
Nominees of the Board of Directors
Steven W. Streit
Nominees of Harvest Small Cap Partners Master, Ltd.
George W. Gresham
Philip B. Livingston
Proposal No. 2 - To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2016.
Proposal No. 3 - A stockholder proposal to request that the Board of Directors initiate the appropriate process to amend the Company's articles of incorporation and/or bylaws to provide that director nominees shall be elected by the affirmative vote of the majority of votes cast at an annual meeting of shareholders, with a plurality vote standard retained for contested director elections.
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.
GREEN DOT CORPORATION
/s/ John C. Ricci
John C. Ricci
General Counsel and Secretary
Date: May 27, 2016