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): January 10, 2022
Meta Platforms, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction |
|(IRS Employer |
1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025
(Address of principal executive offices and Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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|
|Class A Common Stock, $0.000006 par value||FB||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|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). |
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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 January 10, 2022, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Meta Platforms, Inc. (the "Company") elected Tony Xu as a member of the Board, effective January 11, 2022. A copy of the press release announcing the election is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report. The Board has determined that Mr. Xu qualifies as an independent director under the corporate governance standards of the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC. As of the time of this filing, the Board has not made a final determination regarding the committees of the Board, if any, to which Mr. Xu will be appointed. Mr. Xu will receive compensation for his service as a non-employee member of the Board as set forth in the Company's Director Compensation Policy.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Xu and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Xu was selected as a director, and there are no transactions in which the Company is a party and in which Mr. Xu has a material interest subject to disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit Number||Exhibit Title or Description|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the inline XBRL document)|
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.
META PLATFORMS, INC.
|Date: ||January 11, 2022||By:|
/s/ Katherine R. Kelly
Name: Katherine R. Kelly
Title: Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary