Nasdaq Stockholders Elect Members to Board of Directors
Nasdaq Board Elects
Melissa M. Arnoldi, President of Technology Development, AT&T Charlene T. Begley, Former SVP & CIO, General Electric Company Steven D. Black, Co-CEO, Bregal Investments Adena T. Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq Glenn H. Hutchins, Co-Founder, Silver Lake Essa Kazim, Governor, Dubai International Financial Centerand Chairman, Borse Dubai and Dubai Financial Market Thomas A. Kloet, Former CEO & Executive Director, TMX Group Limited Michael R. Splinter, Former Chairman and CEO, Applied Materials, Inc. Lars R. Wedenborn, CEO, FAM AB
Nasdaq stockholders also approved the following proposals:
- The company's executive compensation on an advisory basis;
- An advisory vote to conduct future advisory votes on the company's executive compensation every year; and
- Ratification of the appointment of
Ernst & Young LLPas Nasdaq's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.
The stockholders did not approve a stockholder proposal relating to the right to act by written consent.
The Nasdaq Board of Directors today elected
Chairman Splinter has served on the Nasdaq Board since 2008. He is currently a business and technology consultant. Chairman Splinter served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Applied Materials, a Nasdaq listed company, from 2009 to his retirement in 2015 and was CEO from 2003 to 2013. An engineer and technologist, Chairman Splinter is a 40-year veteran of the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining Applied Materials, he was an executive at Intel Corporation for 20 years. Chairman Splinter was elected to the
For additional biographical information on Nasdaq's board members, see the Nasdaq 2017 Proxy Statement.
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