8-K July 16, 2015
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 16, 2015
American Apparel, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
747 Warehouse Street, Los Angeles, CA
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (213) 488-0226
(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 Company held its 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") on July 16, 2015. The following proposals were presented to a vote of the stockholders at the Annual Meeting and received the votes indicated:
PROPOSAL 1: ELECTION OF CLASS B DIRECTORS
To elect Laura A. Lee, Thomas J. Sullivan and Lyndon Lea to the Board of Directors, each to serve for a term of three years and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, or such director's earlier death, resignation or removal:
Laura A. Lee
Thomas J. Sullivan
PROPOSAL 2: RATIFICATION OF APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT AUDITORS
To ratify the appointment of Marcum LLP as our independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015:
PROPOSAL 3: AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION TO INCREASE THE AUTHORIZED NUMBER OF SHARES OF COMMON STOCK
To approve an amendment to our Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of our common stock disclosed in the proxy statement for the Annual Meeting:
(1) Includes 59,994,034 shares withheld (or instructed to be withheld) by Dov Charney.
(2) Includes 59,994,034 shares voted (or instructed to be voted) by Mr. Charney, in accordance with his obligations under that
certain Investment Voting Agreement, dated as of March 13, 2009, between Mr. Charney and Lion Capital (Guernsey) II Limited.
(3) Includes 59,994,034 shares that Mr. Charney abstained from voting (or were instructed to be abstained from voting by Mr. Charney).
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.
AMERICAN APPAREL, INC.
Dated: July 22, 2015
/s/ Hassan N. Natha
Hassan N. Natha
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer