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): September 1, 2023
Digital Media Solutions, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
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4800 140th Avenue N., Suite 101
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|Class A common stock, $0.0001 par value per share|| ||DMS|| ||New York Stock Exchange|
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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 September 1, 2023, the board of directors of Digital Media Solutions, Inc. (the "Company") appointed Mr. Neil Nguyen as a director of the Company. Mr. Nguyen was also appointed to the boards of directors of Digital Media Solutions, LLC ("DMS LLC"), an indirect subsidiary of the Company, and Digital Media Solutions Holdings, LLC ("DMSH LLC"), an indirect subsidiary of the Company and the parent of DMS LLC. The appointments to the subsidiary boards of directors were undertaken pursuant to the terms of the senior secured credit facility to which DMSH LLC and DMS LLC are parties. The Company has not determined whether Mr. Nguyen will serve on any committees of the Company's board of directors.
Mr. Neil Nguyen is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors for MediaMath, a Searchlight Capital Partner portfolio company. Prior to joining MediaMath, Mr. Nguyen served as the Global Chief Digital & Data Officer at one of the leading performance marketing media buying agencies, Havas Edge, part of Havas Worldwide. From February 2014 to May 2017, Mr. Nguyen was Chief Executive Officer and President and a member of the board of Sizmek, Inc. Prior to that, he also served as Chief Executive Officer and President and a member of the board of DG, Inc. He was also Group President of Point 360, a post production and content distribution company. He began his career at Getty Images, Inc. in 1997. Mr. Nguyen studied Business Administration, California State University, Northridge. There are no transactions since the beginning of the Company's last fiscal year to which the Company or any of its subsidiaries is a party in which Mr. Nguyen had or is to have a direct or indirect material interest.
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.
Date: September 5, 2023
|Digital Media Solutions, Inc.|
|/s/ Anthony Saldana|
|Title:||General Counsel, Executive Vice President of Legal & Compliance and Secretary|