ATLANTA & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced the results of the company’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was held Friday, May 19 in Atlanta. A replay of the meeting is available at http://ir.theice.com.
Each of the eleven director nominees received a majority of votes cast “for” their election. Each director was elected to a one-year term.
Stockholders approved an advisory executive compensation vote, with 96.68% of votes cast voting “for” the proposal.
Stockholders approved “annually” as the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation with 91.32% of votes cast voting for an annual vote.
Stockholders approved the Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. 2017 Omnibus Employee Incentive Plan with 96.53% of votes cast voting “for” the proposal.
Stockholders approved an amendment to the Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. 2013 Omnibus Non-Employee Director Incentive Plan to add an aggregate annual compensation limit, with 88.81% of votes cast voting “for” the proposal.
Stockholders approved the adoption of our Fourth Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to update and streamline references to our national securities exchange subsidiaries, their members, and the holding companies that control such exchanges, and delete references to certain other subsidiaries, with 99.70% of votes cast voting “for” the proposal.
Stockholders approved of the adoption of our Fourth Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to remove an obsolete proviso cross-referencing a section of our Bylaws that was deleted after the sale of the Euronext business in 2014, with 99.71% of votes cast voting “for” the proposal.
Ernst & Young LLP was ratified as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2017 with 98.90% of votes cast voting “for” the ratification of Ernst & Young LLP.
In addition, 9.66% of stockholders voted “for” a stockholder proposal for the preparation of a report assessing ESG market disclosure expectations.
Broadridge Investor Communication Solutions served as the Inspector of Elections, which tabulated and verified the results of the stockholder vote.
About Intercontinental Exchange
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of global futures, equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global clearing and data services across financials and commodity markets. The New York Stock Exchange is the world leader in capital raising, listings and equities trading.
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SOURCE: Intercontinental Exchange