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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): October 26, 2022




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-40640   83-1813909

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


4811 Montgomery Road

Cincinnati, Ohio

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(800) 381-0053

(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




Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $0.001 par value   PYCR  

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

(Nasdaq Global Select Market)

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 October 26, 2022, effective immediately following the adjournment of the Annual Meeting (as defined in Item 5.07 below), the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Paycor HCM, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Jeremy Rishel to the board of directors. Mr. Rishel will serve as a Class II director until the Company’s second annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2023, and until such time as his successor is duly elected and qualified, or until his earlier death, resignation or removal. At this time, Mr. Rishel has not been appointed to serve on any committees of the Board.

The Company is not aware of any related party transactions or relationships between Mr. Rishel and the Company that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Mr. Rishel was designated as a director pursuant to the Director Nomination Agreement, dated July 23, 2021, by and between the Company and Pride Aggregator, L.P. There are no other arrangements or understandings between Mr. Rishel and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Rishel was selected as a director of the Company.

Mr. Rishel will receive compensation and benefits in connection with his service as a director under the Company’s non-employee director compensation policy, previously approved by the Compensation and Benefits Committee of the Board on January 27, 2021. Consistent with that policy, Mr. Rishel will receive an equity award, effective as of October 26, 2022, in the form of $170,000 in restricted stock units which will vest in full on October 1, 2023 (to coincide with the vesting date of the annual equity grants made to the Company’s other eligible non-employee directors), subject to Mr. Rishel’s continued service through such date. The Company has also entered into its standard indemnification agreement with Mr. Rishel, the form of which is filed as Exhibit 10.12 to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for its fiscal year ended June 30, 2022.

Item 5.07.

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On October 26, 2022, the Company held its 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). Set forth below are the final voting results for each proposal submitted to a vote of the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting.

Proposal No. 1: Election of directors.

The Company’s stockholders elected the following nominees for director to serve as Class I directors for a term expiring at the Company’s 2025 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors shall have been duly elected and qualified.




Votes For


Votes Withheld


Broker Non-Votes

Whitney Bouck

  162,461,364   9,764,707   1,704,851

Scott Miller

  162,446,133   9,779,938   1,704,851

Jason Wright

  153,400,483   18,825,588   1,704,851

Proposal No. 2: Proposal to ratify of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023.

The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023 was ratified by the Company’s stockholders.


Votes For


Votes Against


Votes Withheld


Broker Non-Votes


  371,373   256  


Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits




99.1    Press Release of Paycor HCM, Inc., dated October 28, 2022
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL)


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: October 28, 2022     By:  

/s/ Alice Geene

    Name:   Alice Geene
    Title:   Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Exhibit 99.1

Paycor Announces New Appointment to its Board of Directors

Cincinnati, OH – October 28, 2022 – Paycor HCM, Inc. (Nasdaq: PYCR) (“Paycor”), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) software, today announced the appointment of Jeremy Rishel to its Board of Directors, effective immediately following the adjournment of the Annual Meeting of Stockholders on October 26, 2022. Mr. Rishel is currently the Chief Technology Officer at SoFi. In this role, Jeremy oversees SoFi’s technology strategy and architecture and serves as the Head of Engineering, Product, and Design. Jeremy brings nearly 30 years of experience in technology and engineering, including significant cybersecurity expertise. He holds bachelor’s degrees in computer science and philosophy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. At this time, Mr. Rishel has not been appointed to serve on any Board committees.

“On behalf of Paycor and our Board of Directors, I am pleased to welcome Jeremy to the Board,” said Jason Wright, Chairman of the Board. “He has significant knowledge and experience in the fintech and software-as-a-service industries, as well as technical expertise in cybersecurity, all of which makes him an ideal director for Paycor during this time of tremendous growth.”

About Paycor

Paycor’s human capital management (HCM) platform modernizes every aspect of people management, from recruiting, onboarding and payroll to career development and retention, but what really sets us apart is our focus on leaders. For more than 30 years we’ve been listening to and partnering with leaders, so we know what they need: a unified HR platform, easy integration with third party apps, powerful analytics, talent development tools, and configurable technology that supports specific industry needs. That’s why more than 29,000 customers trust Paycor to help them solve problems and achieve their goals.

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