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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): June 7, 2024 (June 5, 2024)
Global Business Travel Group, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware001-3957698-0598290
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

666 3rd Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, New York 10017
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(646) 344-1290
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not applicable
(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:
    Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
    Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which
registered
Class A common stock, par value of $0.0001 per shareGBTGThe New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.





Item 5.07.    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Global Business Travel Group, Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders on June 5, 2024 (the “Annual Meeting”). The following proposals were submitted to the stockholders at the Annual Meeting:

To elect four Class II directors to serve for a three-year term of office expiring at the 2027 annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her successor has been elected and qualified, or until his or her earlier death, resignation or removal; and

To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024;

The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 24, 2024.

The number of shares of common stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting was 472,617,208, shares of the Company’s Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (“Class A Common Stock”). Each share of common stock was entitled to one vote.

The number of shares of common stock present or represented by valid proxy at the Annual Meeting was 404,153,004. The following proposals were submitted to a vote of the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting, and the voting results were as follows:

(1)Election of Directors: The four nominees named in the Company’s 2024 proxy statement were elected to serve a three-year term expiring at the 2027 annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her successor has been elected and qualified, or until his or her earlier death, resignation or removal:


FORAGAINSTABSTAINBROKER NON-VOTE
Mohammed Saif S.S. Al-Sowaidi
394,115,029893,17429,0059,115,796
James Bush
393,244,5521,778,08414,5729,115,796
Alexander Drummond
394,435,250588,92213,0369,115,796
Susan Ward
394,939,49887,48310,2279,115,796


(2)Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Accounting Firm: The appointment of KPMG LLP to serve as the Company’s independent registered accounting firm for fiscal year 2024 was ratified as follows:


FORAGAINSTABSTAIN
403,490,391652,7439,870







SIGNATURES
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.

GLOBAL BUSINESS TRAVEL GROUP, INC.
By:    /s/ Eric J. Bock     
Name:    Eric J. Bock
Title:    Chief Legal Officer, Global Head of M&A and Compliance and Corporate Secretary

Date: June 7, 2024



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