CHICAGO, May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME) today announced the preliminary shareholder voting results from its 2018 annual meeting.
At the meeting, shareholders:
- elected Terrence A. Duffy, Timothy S. Bitsberger, Charles P. Carey, Dennis H. Chookaszian, Ana Dutra, Martin J. Gepsman, Larry G. Gerdes, Daniel R. Glickman, Deborah J. Lucas, Alex J. Pollock, Terry L. Savage, William R. Shepard, Howard J. Siegel and Dennis A. Suskind, each for a one-year term expiring in 2019;
- ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2018; and
- approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers.
In addition, the company's Class B-2 shareholders elected Ronald A. Pankau and David J. Wescott, and Class B-3 shareholders elected Elizabeth A. Cook, each for a one-year term expiring in 2019.
The election of the Class B-1 directors and the Class B-1 nominating committee was adjourned to May 23, 2018, due to the lack of a quorum.
The official results and voting percentages for each of these proposals will be disclosed in a report to be filed early next week with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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