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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 9, 2022
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORPORATION
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)
Oklahoma 1-13726 73-1395733
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
(Commission File No.) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
6100 North Western Avenue Oklahoma City OK 73118
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(405) 848-8000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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 Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share CHK The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Class A Warrants to purchase Common Stock CHKEW The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Class B Warrants to purchase Common Stock CHKEZ The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Class C Warrants to purchase Common Stock CHKEL 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.

The Company’s shareholders voted on three proposals at the Annual Meeting that are described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement (as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2022). The final voting results are disclosed below.

1.    Election of Directors. Shareholders elected each of the individuals listed below to serve as a director of the Company until the next annual meeting of shareholders and until his or her successors are duly elected and qualified, with each director nominee receiving a greater number of votes cast “for” his or her election than votes cast “against” his or her election.

Director Nominee Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes
Domenic J. Dell’Osso, Jr. 103,135,437 207,525 1,969,395 4,224,587
Timothy S. Duncan 103,089,039 254,107 1,969,211 4,224,587
Benjamin C. Duster, IV 103,023,987 319,452 1,968,918 4,224,587
Sarah A. Emerson 100,426,396 2,916,772 1,969,189 4,224,587
Matt M. Gallagher 98,164,971 4,598,518 2,548,868 4,224,587
Brian Steck 103,218,663 124,375 1,969,319 4,224,587
Michael A. Wichterich 103,041,006 301,314 1,970,037 4,224,587


2.    Advisory Vote to Approve Named Executive Officer Compensation. Shareholders approved the advisory resolution to approve the executive compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, with the affirmative vote of a plurality of the votes cast, in person or by proxy.

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes
101,508,570 704,537 3,099,250 4,224,587


3.    Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. Shareholders approved the proposal to ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm, with the affirmative vote of a plurality of the votes cast, in person or by proxy.

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes
105,419,382 1,864,357 2,253,205 0





SIGNATURE
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.
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORPORATION
By:  /s/ BENJAMIN E. RUSS
Benjamin E. Russ
Executive Vice President — General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Date:   June 9, 2022

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