AT&T Announces Preliminary Results of 2016 Annual Meeting
BILLINGS, Mont., April 29, 2016 — At its annual meeting of shareholders today, AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) announced that each of the 12 nominees to the company’s board of directors were reelected for one-year terms. Each member received at least 94.7 percent of the shares voted. The board members are:
- Randall L. Stephenson
- Samuel A. Di Piazza, Jr.
- Richard W. Fisher
- Scott T. Ford
- Glenn H. Hutchins
- William E. Kennard
- Michael B. McCallister
- Beth E. Mooney
- Joyce M. Roché
- Matthew K. Rose
- Cynthia B. Taylor
- Laura D'Andrea Tyson
Additionally, AT&T stockholders voted to approve the following items proposed by the board of directors:
- The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the company’s independent auditor (98.5% of votes cast in favor).
- In an advisory vote, the compensation of AT&T’s executive officers as described in the 2016 proxy statement (90.1% of votes cast in favor).
- Ratification of AT&T’s 2016 Incentive Plan (93.1% of votes cast in favor).
All three shareholder proposals were defeated by a large margin: political contributions report (71.0% of votes cast against), lobbying report (66.1% of votes cast against) and independent chairman (76.3% of votes cast against).
View final voting results.
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