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): December 3, 2020
Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Maryland|| ||001-34789|| ||27-1430478|
|(State or other jurisdiction|| ||(Commission|| ||(IRS Employer|
|of incorporation)|| ||File Number) || ||Identification No.)|
|11601 Wilshire Blvd., Ninth Floor||90025|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (310) 445-5700
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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, $0.01 par value||HPP||New York Stock Exchange|
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 3, 2020, Ms. Karen Brodkin was appointed to the board of directors (the “Board”) of Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (the “Company”), with a term commencing January 1, 2021 and expiring at the 2021 annual meeting of stockholders. With the appointment of Ms. Brodkin, the Company’s Board will consist of eleven directors. Ms. Brodkin is not currently expected to join any committees of the Board.
Ms. Brodkin will receive the standard non-employee director compensation for serving on the Board, including a pro-rated portion of the annual grant of restricted stock units, which will vest in equal one-third installments on the first, second and third anniversaries of the date of the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of stockholders (based upon continued service). In addition, the Company and Ms. Brodkin expect to enter into the Company’s standard form of indemnification agreement for its non-employee directors to be effective as of January 1, 2021, which requires the Company to indemnify each indemnitee to the fullest extent permitted by the Maryland General Corporation Law. For a description of the Company’s compensation program for its non-employee directors, please see the Company’s Proxy Statement for its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 2, 2020. For a description of the Company’s indemnification agreements, please see the Company’s Proxy Statement for its 2015 annual meeting of stockholders, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 2, 2015.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Brodkin and any other person pursuant to which Ms. Brodkin was appointed to the Board. There are no transactions in which Ms. Brodkin has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On December 9, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Ms. Brodkin to its Board. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1. Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
** Furnished herewith.
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.
HUDSON PACIFIC PROPERTIES, INC.
|Date: ||December 9, 2020||By:||/s/ Mark T. Lammas|
|Mark T. Lammas|