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): May 3, 2017
PENN VIRGINIA CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
14701 St. Marys Lane, Suite 275
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (713) 722-6500
(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.
The 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Annual Meeting) of Penn Virginia Corporation (the Company) was convened on May 3, 2017. The following matters were voted upon by the shareholders at the Annual Meeting. Each such matter received the number of votes set forth below.
|(1)||The election of four directors, each to serve until the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified:|
Darin G. Holderness
Jerry R. Schuyler
|(2)||The holding of an advisory vote on executive compensation:|
|(3)||The holding of an advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation:|
|TWO YEARS||THREE YEARS||ABSTAIN|
In light of the voting results with respect to Proposal 3, the Board of Directors of the Company (the Board) has determined that the Company will hold future advisory votes on executive compensation on an annual basis until the next advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation, or until the Board otherwise determines a different frequency for such advisory votes.
|(4)||The ratification of the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017:|
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.
Date: May 8, 2017
|Penn Virginia Corporation|
|Name:||Katherine J. Ryan|
|Title:||Vice President, Chief Legal Counsel & Corporate Secretary|