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): June 5, 2018
HOUSTON AMERICAN ENERGY CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in Charter)
or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
(Issuer Telephone number)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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 June 5, 2018, the Board of Directors of Houston American Energy Corp. (the “Company”) terminated John P. Boylan as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President.
Effective June 5, 2015, Stephen Hartzell, lead independent director of the Company, was named interim Chairman of the Board of the Company and James Schoonover, a director of the Company, was named interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
|Item 5.07.||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders|
On June 5, 2018, Houston American Energy Corp. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of shareholders. The final results for each of the matters submitted to a vote of stockholders at the Annual Meeting, as set forth in the Proxy Statement, are as follows:
Proposal 1. The nominee for election as Class B Director was elected to serve until the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until his successor has been duly elected and qualified, or until such director’s earlier resignation, removal or death. The result of the votes to elect the director was as follows:
|DIRECTOR:||FOR||WITHHELD||ABSTENTIONS AND |
|John P. Boylan||12,062,813||710,468||55,098,020|
Proposal 2. The appointment of GBH CPAs, P.C. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2018 was ratified by the stockholders by the votes set forth in the table below:
|FOR||AGAINST||ABSTENTIONS AND |
Proposal 3. The compensation of the named executive officers as disclosed in the Company’s Proxy Statement was approved on an advisory basis by the votes set forth in the table below:
|FOR||AGAINST||ABSTENTIONS AND |
|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On June 7, 2018, the Company issued a press release, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 99.1, announcing the termination of Mr. Boylan as Chairman, CEO and President and appointment of Mr. Hartzell as Interim Chairman and Mr. Schoonover as Interim CEO.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press release dated June 7, 2018|
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.
|HOUSTON AMERICAN ENERGY CORP.|
|Dated: June 7, 2018|
|By:||/s/ James Schoonover|
|Interim Chief Executive Officer|