Choice Hotels International 8-K 2012
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): April 30, 2012
CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
10750 Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, Maryland 20901
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(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:
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (the Corporation) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 30, 2012 (the Annual Meeting). At the Annual Meeting, three proposals were submitted to, and approved by, the Corporations stockholders. The proposals are described in more detail in the Corporations definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 28, 2012. The final voting results were as follows:
The Corporations stockholders elected the following Class III directors to serve for a term ending at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, or until their respective successors are elected and qualified. The voting results are set forth below.
The Corporations stockholders approved an advisory vote on executive compensation. The voting results are set forth below.
The Corporations stockholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Corporations independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012. The voting results are set forth below.
The Corporation is informing shareholders who intend to have a shareholder proposal included in the Corporations proxy statement for the 2013 Annual Meeting that they must submit such proposal so that it is received by the Corporations Corporate Secretary no later than November 28, 2012.
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.