BEAR STATE FINANCIAL, INC. 8-K 2016
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 26, 2016 (May 25, 2016)
Bear State Financial, Inc.
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Bear State Financial, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on May 25, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Central Time, at the Company’s office located at 2009 Browns Lane, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401. Matters voted on by shareholders included: (i) the election of eleven director nominees to the Company’s Board of Directors; (ii) approval, in an advisory, non-binding vote, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers; (iii) approval of an amendment to the Company’s 2011 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the “Incentive Plan”) and the material terms of the performance metrics used under the Incentive Plan; and (iv) ratification of the Audit Committee’s appointment of BKD, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2016. The final voting results of the shareholders’ votes are reported below.
(i) The following eleven directors were elected by the indicated votes:
(ii) The compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved, in an advisory, non-binding vote, by the indicated votes:
(iii) The amendment to expand the list of performance measures available under the Company’s Incentive Plan and reapproval of the other material terms of the Incentive Plan was approved by the indicated votes:
(iv) The appointment of BKD, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2016 was ratified by the indicated votes:
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.