UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-16 OR 15D-16

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of April, 2020

Commission File Number: 001-38438

Spotify Technology S.A.

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

42-44, avenue de la Gare

L-1610 Luxembourg

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

(Address of principal executive office)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

Form 20-F     ☒             Form 40-F     ☐

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):

Yes     ☐             No     ☒

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):

Yes     ☐             No     ☒

 

 

 


INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT ON FORM 6-K

Results of Annual General Meeting of the Company

Spotify Technology S.A. (the “Company”) held its 2020 annual general meeting of shareholders and holders of beneficiary certificates on April 22, 2020. The Company’s shareholders and holders of beneficiary certificates considered the following proposals, each of which is described in greater detail in the Company’s proxy statement dated March 13, 2020.

1. Approval of the Company’s Annual Accounts and Consolidated Financial Statements

Based on the votes set forth below, the proposal to approve the Company’s annual accounts for the financial year ended December 31, 2019 and the Company’s consolidated financial statements for the financial year ended December 31, 2019 was approved.

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstain

508,980,495    202,696    929,778

2. Approval of Allocation of the Company’s Annual Results

Based on the votes set forth below, the proposal to approve allocation of the Company’s annual results for the financial year ended December 31, 2019 was approved.

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstain

510,078,283    7,948    26,738

3. Approval of Granting Discharge of Liability of the Board of Directors

Based on the votes set forth below, the proposal to grant discharge of the liability of the members of the Company’s board of directors (the “Board of Directors”) for, and in connection with, the financial year ended December 31, 2019 was approved.

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstain

508,762,286    263,995    1,086,688

4. Appointment of Directors

Based on the votes set forth below, the following directors were elected as members of the Board of Directors for the period ending at the general meeting approving the annual accounts for the financial year ending on December 31, 2020.

 

      

For

    

Against

    

Abstain

Daniel Ek (A Director)

     494,422,430      15,576,581      113,958

Martin Lorentzon (A Director)

     505,958,581        3,985,149      169,239

Shishir Samir Mehrotra (A Director)

     506,498,009        3,436,257      178,703

Christopher Marshall (B Director)

     499,943,870      10,057,779      111,320

Barry McCarthy (B Director)

     509,162,135            844,815      106,019

Heidi O’Neill (B Director)

     509,968,337              37,257      107,375

Ted Sarandos (B Director)

     509,915,199              86,000      111,770

Thomas Owen Staggs (B Director)

     506,960,141              42,183      110,645

Cristina Mayville Stenbeck (B Director)

     509,969,959              35,862      107,148

Padmasree Warrior (B Director)

     509,967,257              38,917      106,795


5. Appointment of Independent Auditor

Based on the votes set forth below, the proposal to appoint Ernst & Young S.A. (Luxembourg) as the Company’s independent auditor for the period ending at the general meeting approving the annual accounts for the financial year ending on December 31, 2020 was approved.

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstain

510,081,732    9,705    21,532

6. Approval of 2020 Director Remuneration

Based on the votes set forth below, the proposal to approve the directors’ remuneration for the year 2020 was approved.

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstain

459,781,410    50,285,374    46,185

7. Authorization and Empowerment to Execute and Deliver Documents Required by Luxembourg Laws

Based on the votes set forth below, the proposal to authorize and empower each of Mr. Guy Harles and Mr. Alexandre Gobert to execute and deliver, under their sole signature, on behalf of the Company and with full power of substitution, any documents necessary or useful in connection with the annual filing and registration required by the Luxembourg laws.

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstain

510,055,083    27,569    30,317


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, thereunto duly authorized.

 

  

                     Spotify Technology S.A.

Date: April 22, 2020

  

By:

  

/s/ Horacio Gutierrez

  

Name:

   Horacio Gutierrez
  

Title:

   Head of Global Affairs and Chief Legal Officer
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