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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): May 19, 2021

 

 

MERIDIAN BANCORP, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

Maryland

001-36573

46-5396964

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission

File No.)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

67 Prospect Street, Peabody, Massachusetts

01960

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:  (617) 567-1500

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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 Class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered

Common Stock

EBSB

The NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC

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 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

 

 

At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Company held on May 19, 2021, the Company’s stockholders voted on the following matters:

 

1.

The election of the following four individuals to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors for three-year terms and until their successors have been duly elected:

 

NAME

 

FOR

 

 

WITHHELD

 

 

BROKER NON-VOTES

 

Marilyn A. Censullo

 

 

37,102,955

 

 

 

2,078,992

 

 

 

5,467,750

 

Russell L. Chin

 

 

37,749,141

 

 

 

1,432,806

 

 

 

5,467,750

 

Richard J. Gavegnano

 

 

37,373,771

 

 

 

1,808,176

 

 

 

5,467,750

 

Gregory F. Natalucci

 

 

36,417,244

 

 

 

2,764,703

 

 

 

5,467,750

 

 

 

2.

The ratification of the appointment of Wolf & Company, P.C. as independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for the year ended December 31, 2021:

 

FOR

 

 

AGAINST

 

 

ABSTAIN

 

 

BROKER NON-VOTES

 

44,332,110

 

 

 

314,487

 

 

 

3,100

 

 

-

 

3.

An advisory (non-binding) resolution to approve the Company’s executive compensation as described in the proxy statement:

 

FOR

 

 

AGAINST

 

 

ABSTAIN

 

 

BROKER NON-VOTES

 

 

31,396,023

 

 

 

7,413,914

 

 

 

372,010

 

 

 

5,467,750

 

 

4.

An advisory (non-binding) proposal with respect to the frequency that stockholders will vote on the Company’s executive compensation:

 

1 YEAR

 

2 YEARS

 

3 YEARS

 

ABSTAIN

 

BROKER NON-VOTES

35,065,019

 

615,799

 

3,340,548

 

160,581

 

5,467,750

 

 

 


 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

MERIDIAN BANCORP, INC.

 

 

 

 

DATE: May 19, 2021

 

By:

/s/ Kenneth R. Fisher

 

 

 

Kenneth R. Fisher

 

 

 

Executive Vice President, Treasurer and

   Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

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