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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):

May 19, 2021




Lumen Technologies, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Louisiana   001-7784   72-0651161

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


100 CenturyLink Drive

Monroe, Louisiana

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(318) 388-9000

(Telephone number, including area code)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligations of any registrant under any of the following provisions:


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of Each Class





Name of Each Exchange

on Which Registered

Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share   LUMN   New York Stock Exchange
Preferred Stock Purchase Rights   N/A   New York Stock Exchange

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 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

At the 2021 Meeting of Shareholders of Lumen Technologies, Inc. held on May 19, 2021, the following items were submitted to a vote of shareholders.

There were a total of 1,105,588,627 shares (consisting of 1,105,581,609 shares of common stock and 7,018 shares of Series L preferred stock, which vote together as a single class) entitled to vote as of March 25, 2021, the record date for the meeting, of which 888,338,697 shares were present or represented by proxy.

(a)    The following nominees were elected to serve on the Board of Directors:


Name of Nominee

   Votes Cast For      Votes Cast
     Abstentions      Non-Votes  

Quincy L. Allen

     676,444,778        24,949,704        2,911,541        184,032,674  

Martha Helena Bejar

     562,334,133        139,869,132        2,102,758        184,032,674  

Peter C. Brown

     641,127,598        60,717,335        2,461,090        184,032,674  

Kevin P. Chilton

     686,466,031        15,064,700        2,775,292        184,032,674  

Steven T. “Terry” Clontz

     687,858,001        13,449,516        2,998,506        184,032,674  

T. Michael Glenn

     685,361,314        16,572,930        2,371,779        184,032,674  

W. Bruce Hanks

     630,525,991        71,045,021        2,735,011        184,032,674  

Hal Stanley Jones

     691,454,565        9,913,238        2,938,220        184,032,674  

Michael Roberts

     667,461,794        34,586,232        2,257,997        184,032,674  

Laurie Siegel

     656,570,174        45,644,750        2,091,099        184,032,674  

Jeffrey K. Storey

     688,503,915        13,768,108        2,034,000        184,032,674  

(b)    The appointment of KPMG LLP as independent auditor for 2021 was ratified with 826,894,858 votes for, 58,752,441 votes against, 2,691,398 abstentions, and 0 broker non-votes.

(c)    The amendment of the Amended and Restated NOL Rights Plan (as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 25, 2020) was ratified with 628,728,239 votes for, 71,308,634 votes against, 4,269,150 abstentions, and 184,032,674 broker non-votes.

(d)     The proposal regarding the advisory vote to approve executive compensation was approved with 639,802,818 votes for, 60,705,969 votes against, 3,797,236 abstentions, and 184,032,674 broker non-votes.


Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) The following exhibits are furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K:






Exhibit 104    Cover page formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101.




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Lumen Technologies, Inc., has duly caused this Current Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned officer hereunto duly authorized.




Dated: May 20, 2021     By:  

/s/ Stacey W. Goff

      Stacey W. Goff
      Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary