SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) December 21, 2021
GRAHAM HOLDINGS COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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(State or other jurisdiction of
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1300 North 17th Street, Arlington, Virginia
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(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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|Class B Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share||GHC||New York Stock Exchange|
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).
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) On December 21, 2021, Jack A. Markell resigned from the Board of Directors of Graham Holdings Company (the “Company”) effective December 31, 2021. Mr. Markell’s decision to resign is based on the fact that he has been confirmed as US Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. His decision is not a result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.
Cover Page Interactive Data File, formatted in Inline XBRL and included as Exhibit 101.
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.
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|Date: December 23, 2021|| ||/s/ Wallace R. Cooney|
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Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial Officer)