AT&T announces preliminary results of 2017 annual meeting

Via AT&T News Room

May 2, 2017


At its annual meeting of shareholders 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 89 percent of the shares voted. The board members are:

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% of votes cast in favor).
  • In an advisory vote, the compensation of AT&T’s executive officers as described in the 2017 proxy statement (91% of votes cast in favor).
  • In an advisory vote, the frequency in which stockholders vote on executive compensation (86% of votes cast in favor of an annual vote).

All four shareholder proposals were defeated by a large margin: political contributions report (70% of the votes cast were against the proposal), lobbying report (65% of votes cast against), proxy access amendments (70% of votes cast against) and votes required for written consent (57% 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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