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): June 7, 2022
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
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80 E. Rich Street, Suite 500
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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Name of each exchange on
|Class A Common Stock, $0.0001 par value||ROOT||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
As disclosed in Root, Inc.'s (the "Company") Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2022, the Company’s Board of Directors did not renominate Luis von Ahn for reelection, and his term as a director of the Company expired on June 7, 2022 at the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Company's 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders was held on June 7, 2022. The following are the voting results on proposals considered and voted upon at the 2022 Annual Meeting.
1.Election of Class II Directors
The stockholders elected each of Jerri DeVard, Nancy Kramer and Scott Maw as Class II directors, each to serve terms expiring on the date of the Company's 2025 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until each such director's successor has been duly elected, or if sooner, until the director's death, resignation or removal, by the following votes:
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2.Ratification of Independent Auditor for 2022
The stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent auditor for the year ending December 31, 2022, by the following votes:
|Votes For||Votes Against||Abstentions|
3.Approval, on an advisory basis, of named executive officer compensation
The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, named executive officer compensation, by the following votes:
|Votes For||Votes Against||Abstentions||Broker Non-Votes|
4.Approval, on an advisory basis, of the frequency for future advisory votes to approve named executive officer compensation
The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, one year as the frequency for future advisory votes to approve named executive officer compensation, by the following votes:
|One Year||Two Years||Three Years||Abstentions||Broker|
The Company will hold advisory votes to approve named executive officer compensation every year.
5.Approval of an amendment to the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to effect a reverse split of the Company’s Class A common stock and Class B common stock
The stockholders approved an amendment to the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to effect a reverse split of the Company’s Class A common stock and Class B common stock, by the following votes:
|Votes For||Votes Against||Abstentions|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: June 10, 2022|
|By:||/s/ Robert Bateman|
|Robert Bateman |
|Chief Financial Officer|