SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 20, 2018
XCEL BRANDS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|1333 Broadway, New York, New York||10018|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (347) 727-2474
(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.|
At the Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on August 20, 2018, the stockholders of the Company entitled to vote at the meeting voted to (i) elect the seven individuals named below to serve as directors of the Company to hold office until the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held in 2019 and until their successors have been duly elected and qualified, and (ii) approve to ratify the appointment of CohnReznick LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.
|1)||The votes cast by stockholders with respect to the election of directors were as follows:|
|Names of Nominees||Number of Votes For||Number of|
|Robert W. D’Loren||10,979,895||0||97.540|
|2)||The votes cast by stockholders with respect to the ratification of the appointment of CohnReznick LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 were as follows:|
12,912,384 shares FOR the proposal, 2,435 shares AGAINST the proposal and 340 ABSTENTIONS.
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.
XCEL BRANDS, INC.
|By:||/s/ James F. Haran|
|Name: James F. Haran|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|
Date: August 22, 2018