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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 10, 2021
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 
Delaware 001-32601 20-3247759
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File No.) (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
 
9348 Civic Center Drive
Beverly Hills, California
90210
  (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(310) 867-7000
(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:
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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:
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, $.01 Par Value Per Share LYV 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 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(c) On June 10, 2021, the board of directors of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (the “Company”), appointed Joe Berchtold as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer (principal financial officer), effective July 1, 2021. Mr. Berchtold, who is 57 years old, has served as President of the Company since December 2017, and will continue to hold that position. Prior to that, Mr. Berchtold served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer since he joined the Company in April 2011. Mr. Berchtold is not a party to any transactions required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

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

(b) On June 10, 2021, at the annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of the Company:

1. Maverick Carter, Ping Fu, Jeff Hinson, Chad Hollingsworth, Jimmy Iovine, Jim Kahan, Greg Maffei, Randall Mays, Michael Rapino, Mark Shapiro and Dana Walden were elected as directors to serve for a term of one year expiring at the annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2022 or until their successors are elected and qualified; and

2. Ernst & Young LLP was ratified as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2021 fiscal year.

The final results of the voting at the Annual Meeting were as follows:

Proposal No. 1 – Election of Directors
Nominees For Against Abstained Broker Non-Votes
Maverick Carter 180,205,651 2,188,081 11,923 6,051,619
Ping Fu 181,888,709 490,952 12,386 6,065,228
Jeff Hinson 179,378,255 2,953,769 60,022 6,065,228
Chad Hollingsworth 179,807,397 2,524,664 59,985 6,065,228
Jimmy Iovine 180,931,155 1,448,837 12,055 6,065,228
Jim Kahan 179,941,611 2,390,238 60,197 6,065,228
Greg Maffei 118,839,475 62,767,437 785,135 6,065,228
Randall Mays 144,047,848 38,237,526 106,672 6,065,228
Michael Rapino 181,144,389 1,188,846 58,811 6,065,228
Mark Shapiro 179,564,858 2,767,429 59,760 6,065,228
Dana Walden 181,105,574 1,274,420 12,052 6,065,228

Proposal No. 2 – Ratification of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2021
For
Against
Abstained
187,897,750 536,822 22,702

    


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.
Exhibit Description
104
Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


    


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.
 
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
By:
/s/ Brian Capo
Brian Capo
Senior Vice President and
Chief Accounting Officer
June 14, 2021

    
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