Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934



Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 9, 2018



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)



(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)



0-23071  31-1241495
(Commission File Number)  (IRS Employer Identification No.)


500 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, New Jersey  07094
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)  (Zip Code)


(201) 558-2400

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


At the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of The Children’s Place, Inc. (the “Company”) held on May 9, 2018, the Company’s stockholders voted on: (i) the election of each of the Company’s nine nominees for Director for a one-year term expiring in 2019; (ii) the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP, as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s fiscal year ending February 2, 2019; and (iii) the approval, on an advisory, non-binding basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as described in the Company’s proxy statement for the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.


The results of the voting were as follows:


  For Against Abstentions Broker
Election of Directors        
    Joseph Alutto 14,667,382 169,659 10,224 609,336
    John E. Bachman 14,797,554 39,487 10,224 609,336
    Marla Malcolm Beck 14,806,337 39,840 1,088 609,336
    Jane Elfers 14,806,113 40,064 1,088 609,336
    Joseph Gromek 14,543,030 303,099 1,136 609,336
    Norman Matthews 14,676,394 169,735 1,136 609,336
    Robert L. Mettler 14,687,723 158,353 1,189 609,336
    Stanley W. Reynolds 14,806,522 39,607 1,136 609,336
    Susan Sobbott 14,794,745 51,352 1,168 609,336
Ratification of the Appointment Of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm 15,340,559 114,312 1,730 0
Compensation Paid to Named Executive Officers (“Say on Pay”) 13,815,124 1,019,342 12,799 609,336


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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: May 9, 2018

  By: /s/ Jane Elfers  
  Name: Jane Elfers  
  Title: President and Chief Executive Officer