SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
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 8, 2009
Spark Networks, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
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|8383 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 800, Beverly Hills, California||90211|
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure|
On June 8, 2009, Spark Networks, Inc. (the Company) held its 2009 annual meeting of stockholders (the Annual Meeting). Of the 20,561,544 shares of common stock eligible to vote, 17,615,049 shares of common stock, or 85.7%, were present in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting. The following are the results on the matters submitted to a vote of the stockholders at the Annual Meeting:
Proposal 1 Election of Directors
The director nominees, Adam S. Berger and Jonathan B. Bulkeley, were elected to the Companys board of directors for terms expiring at the annual meeting of stockholders in 2012. 17,184,690 shares of common stock were voted in favor of the election of Mr. Berger, 430,359 shares were voted against Mr. Berger, and zero shares abstained from voting, and 17,183,874 shares of common stock were voted in favor of the election of Mr. Bulkeley, 431,175 shares were voted against Mr. Bulkeley, and zero shares abstained from voting.
Proposal 2 Appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Companys Independent Auditors for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2009
The stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Companys independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2009. 17,563,387 shares of common stock were voted in favor of the ratification, 51,662 shares were voted against the ratification, and zero shares abstained from voting.
Proposal 3 Stockholder Proposal Recommending an Independent Chairman of the Board
The stockholders did not approve the stockholder proposal recommending that the Companys board of directors adopt a policy that the Chairman of the Board be an independent director who has not previously served as an executive officer of the Company. 3,418,767 shares of common stock were voted in favor of the stockholder proposal, 9,164,900 shares were voted against the proposal, and 3,508 shares abstained from voting.
Proposal 4 Stockholder Proposal Regarding the Declassification of the Board of Directors
The stockholders approved the stockholder proposal recommending that the Company take the steps necessary to reorganize the board of directors into one class with each director subject to election each year and to complete this transition within one-year. 12,505,067 shares of common stock were voted in favor of the stockholder proposal, 78,600 shares were voted against the proposal, and 3,508 shares abstained from voting.
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.
|SPARK NETWORKS, INC.|
|Date: June 8, 2009||By:||/s/ Joshua A. Kreinberg|
|Name:||Joshua A. Kreinberg|
|Title:||General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|