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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549


FORM 8-K


CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Date of Report: May 25, 2017

(Date of Earliest Event Reported: May 24, 2017)


Green Bancorp, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



of incorporation)

 

 

 


Identification No.)

 

TEXAS

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)

001-36580

(Commission File Number)

42-1631980

(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

4000 Greenbriar

Houston, Texas 77098

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(713) 275 - 8220

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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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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

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.    

 

 

 


 

Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On May 24, 2017, Green Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders to consider and act upon the items listed below:

1.

Alan M. Silberstein, Robert B. B. Smith and Derek L. Weiss were elected as Class III Directors to serve on the Board of Directors of the Company until the Company’s 2020 annual meeting of shareholders, each until their successors are duly elected and qualified or until their earlier resignation or removal.  The table below contains a summary of the number of votes for, votes withheld and broker non-votes for each nominated director:

 

 

 

 

 

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Broker Non-Votes

Alan M. Silberstein

25,833,962

2,085,711

5,480,922

Robert B. B. Smith

25,616,382

2,303,291

5,480,922

Derek L. Weiss

27,590,166

329,507

5,480,922

 

2.

The shareholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2017 by the votes set forth in the table below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

33,187,605

209,630

3,360

0

 

SIGNATURES

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Bancorp, Inc.

 

 

 

Date: May 25, 2017

 

By:

 

/s/ Terry S. Earley

 

 

 

 

Name:  Terry S. Earley

 

 

 

 

Title:    Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer

 

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