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) August 5, 2023

Ziff Davis, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
114 5th Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, New York 10011
(Address of principal executive offices)

(212) 503-3500
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par valueZDNasdaq Stock Market LLC
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).
Emerging growth company

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. o

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

The Board of Directors of Ziff Davis, Inc. (“the Board”) has appointed Jana Barsten to serve as director of the Board effective November 13, 2023. It has not yet been determined what committees Ms. Barsten will serve on. Ms. Barsten is currently a Partner at KPMG and Global Audit Leader for KPMG’s technology industry and is expected to retire from KPMG on September 30, 2023.

Ms. Barsten will be compensated in accordance with the Company’s compensation policies for Board members as described in the Company’s Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 28, 2023, under the section titled “Director Compensation,” which is incorporated herein by reference.

There are no transactions or relationships between the Company and Ms. Barsten that are reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Ms. Barsten is expected to stand for election to the Board at the Company’s 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held in May 2024.


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.
Ziff Davis, Inc.
Date:August 9, 2023By:/s/ Jeremy Rossen
    Jeremy Rossen
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Document and Entity Information Document
Aug. 05, 2023
Cover [Abstract]  
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Aug. 05, 2023
Entity Registrant Name Ziff Davis, Inc.
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity File Number 0-25965
Entity Tax Identification Number 47-1053457
Entity Address, Address Line One 114 5th Avenue,
Entity Address, Address Line Two 15th Floor
Entity Address, City or Town New York
Entity Address, State or Province NY
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 10011
City Area Code 212
Local Phone Number 503-3500
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.01 par value
Trading Symbol ZD
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Entity Central Index Key 0001084048
Amendment Flag false

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