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): December 14, 2017
Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
777 Goodale Boulevard, Suite 100,
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 614-326-7944
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On December 14, 2017, Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) in Columbus, Ohio, at which the following proposals were submitted to a vote of the Company’s shareholders:
the election of three Class I directors to the Company’s Board of Directors.
the ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.
a non-binding advisory vote on the frequency of an advisory vote on executive compensation.
the approval of executive compensation on a non-binding, advisory basis.
For more information about the foregoing proposals, see the Company’s proxy statement on Schedule 14A, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on November 2, 2017, the relevant portions of which are incorporated herein by reference. Holders of the Company’s common shares were entitled to one vote per share on all matters voted on by shareholders at the Meeting.
The total number of the Company’s common shares, no par value per share, voted in person or by proxy at the Meeting was 13,385,397, representing approximately 88% of the total shares outstanding and entitled to vote at the Meeting. The number of votes cast for or against, as well as abstentions and broker non-votes, if applicable, with respect to each proposal is set out below.
The proposal to elect the nominees listed below as Class I directors of the Company.
Thomas J. Baldwin
James S. Gulmi
Brian T. O'Malley
The proposal to ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.
Ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP
The non-binding advisory vote on the frequency of a vote on the Company’s executive compensation.
Frequency of a vote on executive compensation
Based on these results, the Company’s Board of Directors determined to hold a non-binding advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers once every year until the next frequency vote. A frequency vote is required to be held at least once every six years.
The non-binding advisory vote on the Company’s executive compensation.
Vote on executive compensation
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.
Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc.
December 18, 2017
/s/ Diane D. Reed
Name: Diane D. Reed
Title: Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary