SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 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):
May 2, 2018
DiamondRock Hospitality Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
2 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 1400
Bethesda, MD 20814
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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This Current Report on Form 8-K (“Current Report”) contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws and regulations. These forward-looking statements are identified by their use of terms and phrases such as “believe,” “expect,” “intend,” “project,” “anticipate,” “position,” and other similar terms and phrases, including references to assumptions and forecasts of future results. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results to differ materially from those anticipated at the time the forward-looking statements are made. These risks include, but are not limited to those risks and uncertainties associated with our business described from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on February 27, 2018. Although we believe the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that the expectations will be attained or that any deviation will not be material. All information in this Current Report is as of the date of this Current Report, and we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or changes in our expectations.
ITEM 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 3, 2018, DiamondRock Hospitality Company (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. A copy of that press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
The information furnished pursuant to this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose, including for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
ITEM 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 2, 2018, the Company held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The results of the voting at the Annual Meeting were as follows:
The following directors were elected to the Company’s Board of Directors (constituting the entire Board of Directors) to serve until the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified:
Daniel J. Altobello
Mark W. Brugger
Timothy R. Chi
Maureen L. McAvey
William W. McCarten
Gilbert T. Ray
William J. Shaw
Bruce D. Wardinski
The Company’s stockholders approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.
ITEM 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
A copy of a slide presentation the Company intends to use at investor meetings is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K (“Current Report”) as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated by reference herein. Additionally, the Company has posted the slide presentation in the investor relations/presentations section of its website at www.drhc.com. The information available at the Company's website is not part of this Current Report or any other report filed or furnished by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The information furnished pursuant to this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.2, shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose, including for the purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
ITEM 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are included with this report:
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.
DIAMONDROCK HOSPITALITY COMPANY
Date: May 4, 2018
/s/ William J. Tennis
William J. Tennis
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary