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 10, 2016 (June 7, 2016)
EL POLLO LOCO HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|3535 Harbor Blvd., Suite 100, Costa Mesa, California||92626|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (714) 599-5000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 7, 2016, El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., held its 2016 annual meeting of stockholders. Of 38,304,593 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote as of April 15, 2016, the record date for the annual meeting, 35,365,123 shares were present in person or represented by proxy, or 92%, constituting a quorum. At the annual meeting, stockholders elected each of three director nominees and ratified the appointment of BDO USA, LLP, as the registrants independent registered public accounting firm for 2016. A description of each proposal and its voting results is set forth below.
1. Election of directors
Proposal 1 was the election of three nominees to serve as Class II directors until the 2019 annual meeting or until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The result of the vote was as follows:
|Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker Non-Votes|
Dean C. Kehler
Douglas K. Ammerman
William R. Floyd
2. Ratification of accountant appointment
Proposal 2 was the ratification of the appointment of BDO USA, LLP, as the registrants independent registered public accounting firm for 2016. The result of the vote was as follows:
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.
|El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc.|
|Date: June 10, 2016|
|Chief Financial Officer|