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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 (date of earliest event reported): May 26, 2021

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Customers Bancorp, Inc.
Pennsylvania001-3554227-2290659
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
(Commission File number)(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
701 Reading Avenue
West Reading PA 19611
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(610) 933-2000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
N/A
(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 obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instructions A.2. below):
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading SymbolsName of each exchange on which registered
Voting Common Stock, par value $1.00 per shareCUBINew York Stock Exchange
Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual
Preferred Stock, Series C, par value $1.00 per share
CUBI/PCNew York Stock Exchange
Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual
Preferred Stock, Series D, par value $1.00 per share
CUBI/PDNew York Stock Exchange
Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual
Preferred Stock, Series E, par value $1.00 per share
CUBI/PENew York Stock Exchange
Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual
Preferred Stock, Series F, par value $1.00 per share
CUBI/PFNew York Stock Exchange
5.375% Subordinated Notes due 2034CUBBNew 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.

The Company held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 26, 2021 for the purpose of considering and acting upon the below proposals. A total of 32,238,761 shares were outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. The number of votes cast for, against, or withheld as to each such matter or nominee, as well as the number of abstentions as to each such matter or nominee, are set forth below.

1.To elect two Class I directors of the Company to serve a three-year term.

FORWITHHELDBROKER NON-VOTES
Jay S. Sidhu23,556,370 4,912 4,151,337 
Robert J. Buford24,686,13639,6654,151,337

The following additional directors continued in office after the Annual Meeting: Andrea R. Allon, Rick B. Burkey, Daniel K. Rothermel, T. Lawrence Way and Steven J. Zuckerman.

2.    To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.

FORAGAINSTABSTAIN
28,813,436 136,211 6,899 

3.    To approve a non-binding advisory resolution on executive officer compensation.

FORAGAINSTABSTAINBROKER NON-VOTES
18,739,137 5,691,071 375,001 4,151,337 










SIGNATURE

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.

CUSTOMERS BANCORP, INC.
By: /s/ Carla A. Leibold
Name: Carla A. Leibold
Title: Executive Vice President - Chief Financial Officer

Date: May 26, 2021