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): April 17, 2018
WYNN RESORTS, LIMITED
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
3131 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On April 17, 2018, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Wynn Resorts, Limited (the "Company") appointed Betsy Atkins, Margaret (Dee Dee) Myers and Winifred (Wendy) Webb as directors of the Board, effective April 17, 2018. Ms. Atkins will serve as a Class I director and Mses. Myers and Webb will serve as Class II directors.
The Board determined that Mses. Atkins, Myers, and Webb are each independent under the standards set forth in the Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines and the Nasdaq listing standards, bringing the total number of independent directors on the Board to ten. Mses. Atkins, Myers, and Webb will participate in the standard compensation arrangements for the Company's non-employee directors, as disclosed in the Company's most recent proxy statement, filed April 18, 2018, the description of which is incorporated herein by reference.
J. Edward Virtue has advised the Board that he will not stand for re-election at the expiration of his term at the Company's 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The Company thanks Mr. Virtue for his service to the Company and its stockholders.
Regulation FD Disclosure.
A copy of the Company’s press release announcing the matters described in Item 5.02 of this report is attached hereto and furnished as Exhibit 99.1.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
The Company has filed a definitive proxy statement and a form of associated proxy card with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) in connection with the solicitation of proxies for the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. THE COMPANY’S SHAREHOLDERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO READ THE DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT, THE ACCOMPANYING PROXY CARD AND OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY IN THEIR ENTIRETY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. The Company’s shareholders will be able to obtain any proxy statement, any amendments or supplements to the proxy statement and other documents filed by the Company with the SEC free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Copies will also be available free of charge at the Company’s website at wynnresorts.com.
Certain Information Regarding Participants
The Company, its directors and certain of its executive officers are participants in the solicitation of proxies from the Company’s shareholders in connection with the matters to be considered at the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Information about the Company’s directors and executive officers is available in the Company’s proxy statement filed with the SEC on April 18, 2018 with respect to the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. To the extent holdings of the Company’s securities by such directors or executive officers have changed since the amounts printed in the proxy statement, such changes have been or will be reflected on Initial Statements of Beneficial Ownership on Form 3 or Statements of Changes in Beneficial Ownership on Form 4 filed with the SEC.
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.
WYNN RESORTS, LIMITED
Dated: April 18, 2018
/s/ Kim Sinatra
Executive Vice President and General Counsel