SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 14, 2018
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Groupon, Inc. (“Groupon”) held its annual meeting of the stockholders on June 14, 2018. Set forth below are the final voting results for each of the proposals submitted to a vote of the stockholders:
Election of Directors
Groupon's nine director nominees were elected to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) and will serve as directors until Groupon's next annual meeting of stockholders or until their respective successors are elected and qualified. The directors were elected with the following vote:
Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for Fiscal Year 2018
The appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Groupon’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2018 fiscal year was ratified with the following vote:
Advisory Approval of Groupon's Named Executive Officer Compensation
A proposal to approve a non-binding resolution approving the compensation of Groupon’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement, was approved with the following vote:
Advisory Approval of the Frequency of Future Advisory Votes to Approve Groupon's Named Executive Officer Compensation
A proposal requesting a non-binding vote of the stockholders to determine whether the advisory stockholder vote on executive compensation shall occur every one, two or three years, resulted in stockholders approving a one-year frequency with the vote set forth in the table below. The Board, which recommended a one-year frequency, determined that Groupon will continue to hold its advisory stockholder vote on executive compensation every year.
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.
Dated: June 18, 2018
/s/ Michael Randolfi
Chief Financial Officer