AT&T Announces Preliminary Results of 2018 Annual Meeting
At its annual meeting of stockholders today, AT&T Inc.* (NYSE:T) announced that each of the 13 nominees to the company’s board of directors were reelected for one-year terms. Each member received at least 94 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
- Geoffrey Y. Yang
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 (97.4% of votes cast in favor).
- In an advisory vote, the compensation of AT&T’s executive officers, as described in the 2018 proxy statement (90.1% of votes cast in favor).
- The stock purchase and deferral plan, as described in the 2018 proxy statement (96.6% of votes cast in favor).
- The 2018 Incentive Plan, as described in the 2018 proxy statement (91.7% of votes cast in favor).
All four shareholder proposals were defeated by a large margin: lobbying report (65.7% of votes cast against), proxy access amendments (71.4% of votes cast against), independent chairman (62.0% of the votes cast against) and reduced vote required for written consent (61.3% of votes cast against).
When final voting results are available, they will be filed with the SEC and posted on the AT&T Investor Relations website.
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