SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 11, 2022
|BLINK CHARGING CO.|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
(State or other jurisdiction
605 Lincoln Road, 5th Floor
Miami Beach, Florida
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
|Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (305) 521-0200|
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)|
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of Each Class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered|
|Common Stock||BLNK||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|Common Stock Purchase Warrants||BLNKW||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
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CURRENT REPORT ON FORM 8-K
Blink Charging Co.
July 11, 2022
|Item 5.07.||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.|
On July 11, 2022, we held our annual meeting of stockholders. The following matters were submitted to our stockholders for consideration (all of which were set forth in our definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the SEC on May 26, 2022):
Proposal 1: Election of six directors to our board of directors for a one-year term of office expiring at the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Proposal 2: Ratification of the appointment of Marcum LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2022.
Proposal 3: An advisory vote to approve executive compensation (“say-on-pay” vote).
We had 42,741,387 shares of common stock outstanding on May 18, 2022, the record date for the annual meeting. At the annual meeting, holders of 29,344,494 shares of our common stock were present in person or represented by proxy. The full voting results were as follows:
1. Election of Six Directors. Our stockholders elected the six nominees listed in our definitive proxy statement to serve on our board of directors for a one-year term of office expiring at the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The results of the voting were as follows:
|Michael D. Farkas||11,846,221||362,303||17,135,970|
|Brendan S. Jones||11,316,156||892,368||17,135,970|
|Louis R. Buffalino||9,304,563||2,903,961||17,135,970|
|Kenneth R. Marks||10,325,783||1,882,741||17,135,970|
|Ritsaart van Montfrans||9,918,931||2,289,593||17,135,970|
2. Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. Our stockholders ratified the appointment of Marcum LLP as our independent registered public accountants for the year ending December 31, 2022. The results of the voting were as follows:
3. Advisory “Say-on-Pay” Vote to Approve Executive Compensation. Our stockholders approved, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the compensation of our named executive officers for 2021. The results of the voting were as follows:
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
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.
|BLINK CHARGING CO.|
|Dated: July 13, 2022||By:||/s/ Michael D. Farkas|
|Name:||Michael D. Farkas|
|Title:||Chairman and Chief Executive Officer|