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): December 6, 2019
 
 
HEMISPHERE MEDIA GROUP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
 
Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of
Incorporation)
001-35886
 (Commission File Number)
80-0885255
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
 
4000 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
Suite 650
Coral Gables, FL 33146
           (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
 
 
(305) 421-6364
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
Not Applicable
(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, par value $0.0001 per share
 
HMTV
 
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 December 6, 2019, Nina C. Tassler, a Class I director, notified Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. (the “Company”) that she will be stepping down from her position as a director of the Company effective December 6, 2019. Ms. Tassler’s decision to leave the board of directors of the Company (“Board”) is due to her decision to focus on current projects and is not attributable to any dispute or disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.

At this time, the Company does not intend to fill the Board vacancy resulting from Ms. Tassler’s resignation.


SIGNATURES

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 thereunto duly authorized.

 
 
HEMISPHERE MEDIA GROUP, INC.
 
       
       
Date:  December 9, 2019
By:
/s/ Alex J. Tolston  
   
Name: Alex J. Tolston
Title: Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
and Corporate Secretary