NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senior Housing Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SNH) today announced the results of its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders which was held earlier today as follows.
John L. Harrington was re-elected as an Independent Trustee by a plurality of all shares voted.
Lisa Harris Jones was re-elected as an Independent Trustee by a plurality of all shares voted.
Adam D. Portnoy was re-elected as a Managing Trustee by a plurality of all shares voted.
Barry M. Portnoy was re-elected as a Managing Trustee by a plurality of all shares voted.
Jeffrey P. Somers was re-elected as an Independent Trustee by a plurality of all shares voted.
Shareholders failed to approve by the required majority a nonbinding advisory resolution approving the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers.
Shareholders voted for the frequency of future advisory votes to approve executive compensation to be set at every one year.
Shareholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as SNH’s independent registered public accounting firm.
A nonbinding shareholder proposal by UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust requesting that the Board adopt a “proxy access” bylaw was approved by a majority of the share votes cast.
Senior Housing Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns senior living communities, medical office buildings and wellness centers throughout the United States. SNH is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, MA.
A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of
beneficial interest listed on the Nasdaq.
No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.