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): June 20, 2023
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
300 Continental Drive
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (302) 451-0200
(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, par value $.20 per share||SLM||The NASDAQ Global Select Market|
|Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B, par value $.20 per share||SLMBP||The NASDAQ Global Select Market|
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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).
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ITEM 5.07 SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS
On June 20, 2023, SLM Corporation (the “Company”) held the Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the following proposals were submitted to a vote of the Company’s stockholders, with the voting results indicated below:
Proposal 1 – Election of Directors. The Company’s stockholders elected the following 12 directors to hold office until the 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors have been duly elected or appointed.
|R. Scott Blackley||207,786,587||1,448,519||67,670||8,100,432|
|Paul G. Child||207,549,824||1,685,166||67,786||8,100,432|
|Mary Carter Warren Franke||203,076,149||6,158,059||68,568||8,100,432|
|Marianne M. Keler||201,517,302||7,717,801||67,673||8,100,432|
|Mark L. Lavelle||206,554,595||2,679,570||68,611||8,100,432|
|Samuel T. Ramsey||207,756,490||1,477,695||68,591||8,100,432|
|Vivian C. Schneck-Last||204,249,640||4,949,347||103,789||8,100,432|
|Robert S. Strong||207,514,726||1,684,248||103,802||8,100,432|
|Jonathan W. Witter||207,710,557||1,480,197||112,022||8,100,432|
|Kirsten O. Wolberg||206,663,407||2,535,580||103,789||8,100,432|
Proposal 2 – Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation. The Company’s stockholders approved, by an advisory vote, the compensation of its named executive officers.
Proposal 3 – Advisory Vote on the Frequency of Future Advisory Votes on Executive Compensation. The Company’s stockholders selected 1 year as the preferred frequency for future advisory votes on executive compensation.
|1 year||2 years||3 years||Abstain|
In accordance with the Board of Directors’ recommendation and the voting results on this advisory proposal, the Company will hold an annual advisory vote to approve the compensation of its named executive officers.
Proposal 4 – Ratification of the Appointment of KPMG LLP. The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2023.
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: June 23, 2023||By:||/s/ Nicolas Jafarieh|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Legal, |
Government Affairs, and Communications Officer