HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) today announced that its stockholders elected all thirteen nominees to the board of directors and ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as principal independent public accountants for 2017 at its annual meeting of stockholders held in Houston, Texas, on May 17, 2017. The stockholders also approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of Halliburton's named executive officers and expressed a preference for holding future advisory votes on executive compensation on an annual basis. The stockholders also approved the proposed amendment and restatement of Halliburton’s Stock and Incentive Plan.
Stockholders elected board members Abdulaziz F. Al Khayyal, William E. Albrecht, Alan M. Bennett, James R. Boyd, Milton Carroll, Nance K. Dicciani, Murry S. Gerber, José C. Grubisich, David J. Lesar, Robert A. Malone, J. Landis Martin, Jeffrey A. Miller, and Debra L. Reed.
At the board of directors’ meeting following the stockholders’ meeting, the board declared a 2017 second quarter dividend of eighteen cents ($0.18) a share on the company’s common stock payable June 28, 2017, to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 7, 2017.
Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With approximately 50,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities and operations in approximately 70 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir - from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production through the life of the field. Visit the company’s website at www.halliburton.com. Connect with Halliburton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.