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): July 31, 2019
PENN VIRGINIA CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
16285 Park Ten Place, Suite 500
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (713) 722-6500
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value
The Nasdaq Global Select Market
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Penn Virginia Corporation (the “Company”) held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on July 31, 2019 (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, as discussed below, the shareholders approved the Penn Virginia Corporation 2019 Management Incentive Plan (the “Plan”). A description of the terms and conditions of the Plan is included in the Company’s definitive proxy statement, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 1, 2019 and is incorporated herein by reference. Such description is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Plan included in the Company's definitive proxy statement, which is incorporated by reference herein.
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Annual Meeting was convened on July 31, 2019. The following matters were voted upon by the shareholders at the Annual Meeting. Each such matter received the number of votes set forth below.
The election of five directors, each to serve until the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified:
John A. Brooks
Darin G. Holderness
V. Frank Pottow
Jerry R. Schuyler
The holding of an advisory vote on executive compensation:
The ratification of the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019:
The proposal to approve the Penn Virginia Corporation 2019 Management Incentive Plan:
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Penn Virginia Corporation 2019 Management Incentive Plan (incorporated by reference to Appendix A to Company's Definitive Proxy Statement for its 2019 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders filed on July 1, 2019).
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.
August 5, 2019
PENN VIRGINIA CORPORATION
/s/ Katherine J. Ryan
Katherine J. Ryan
Vice President, Chief Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary