WAFD 8-K_Jan 17 2014
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): January 15, 2014
Washington Federal, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
425 Pike Street, Seattle, Washington 98101
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (206) 624-7930
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Washington Federal, Inc. was held on January 15, 2014. The three items voted upon by shareholders included 1) the election of three directors for a three-year term and to continue until their successors are elected and qualified, 2) a non-binding, advisory vote on the compensation of Washington Federal Named Executive Officers and 3) the ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the independent registered public accountants for fiscal 2014.
The results of the voting were as follows:
Election of Directors
David K. Grant
Anna C. Johnson
Randall H. Talbot
Non-binding advisory vote on
Ratify appointment of
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Based on the results above, all of the business voted upon by the shareholders was approved.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 17, 2014
WASHINGTON FEDERAL, INC.
/s/ BRENT J. BEARDALL
Brent J. Beardall
Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer