HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) announced today that at its annual meeting of shareholders held in Houston, Texas, on May 15, 2019, the shareholders elected all ten nominees to the Company’s board of directors and ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as principal independent public accountants for 2019. The shareholders also approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of Halliburton's named executive officers and the proposed amendment and restatement of Halliburton’s Stock and Incentive Plan.
Shareholders elected board members Abdulaziz F. Al Khayyal, William E. Albrecht, M. Katherine Banks, Alan M. Bennett, Milton Carroll, Nance K. Dicciani, Murry S. Gerber, Patricia Hemingway Hall, Robert A. Malone, and Jeffrey A. Miller.
At the board of directors’ meeting following the shareholders’ meeting, the board declared a 2019 second quarter dividend of eighteen cents ($0.18) a share on the Company’s common stock payable on June 26, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 5, 2019.
Founded in 1919, Halliburton celebrates its 100 years of service as one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With 60,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities in more than 80 countries, the company helps its customers maximize value 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 throughout the life of the asset. Visit the Company’s website at www.halliburton.com. Connect with Halliburton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.