Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Aetna Inc.’s (“Aetna’s” or the “Company’s”) Annual Meeting
of Shareholders was held on May 19, 2017. Shareholders voted on
the matters set forth below.
1. Election of Director nominees. Each of the nominees listed
below was elected as a Director of Aetna until the next Annual
Meeting and until their successors are duly elected and qualified
based on the following votes:
Nominee
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
Fernando Aguirre
273,148,253
1,156,926
707,149
21,853,386
Mark T. Bertolini
262,397,135
10,875,306
1,739,887
21,853,386
Frank M. Clark
269,208,305
5,146,858
657,165
21,853,386
Betsy Z. Cohen
265,297,545
9,106,693
608,090
21,853,386
Molly J. Coye, M.D.
271,562,659
2,840,291
609,378
21,853,386
Roger N. Farah
269,959,509
4,376,453
676,366
21,853,386
Jeffrey E. Garten
265,901,807
8,440,142
670,379
21,853,386
Ellen M. Hancock
263,148,323
11,225,402
638,603
21,853,386
Richard J. Harrington
273,011,311
1,356,685
644,332
21,853,386
Edward J. Ludwig
265,688,941
8,681,806
641,581
21,853,386
Joseph P. Newhouse
267,340,303
7,021,545
650,480
21,853,386
Olympia J. Snowe
271,981,207
2,400,615
630,506
21,853,386
2. The proposal to approve the appointment of KPMG LLP as the
Company’s and its subsidiaries’ independent registered public
accounting firm for 2017 was approved based on the following
votes:
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
291,606,320
4,722,913
536,481
None
3. The proposal to approve an amendment to the Amended Aetna Inc.
2010 Stock Incentive Plan to increase the number of shares
authorized to be issued under the Plan was approved based on the
following votes:
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
263,079,570
11,320,662
612,096
21,853,386
4. The proposal to approve the Company’s executive compensation
on a non-binding advisory basis was approved based on the
following votes:
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
234,075,311
40,015,045
921,972
21,853,386
5. The non-binding advisory vote on the frequency of the vote on
executive compensation was voted on as follows:
Every Year
Every Two Years
Every Three Years
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
200,511,417
1,906,844
60,522,795
5,377,474
28,547,184
The Company has considered the shareholder vote regarding the
frequency of future shareholder advisory votes on the
compensation of Aetnas named executive officers and adopted the
shareholders recommendation of an annual advisory vote on the
compensation of Aetna’s named executive officers until the next
shareholder vote on this matter, which will occur no later than
Aetnas Annual Meeting of shareholders in 2023, or until the Board
of Directors otherwise determines that a different frequency for
such advisory vote would be in the best interests of Aetnas
shareholders.
6A. A shareholder proposal requesting the preparation of an
annual report on Aetna’s direct and indirect lobbying activities
and expenditures was not approved based on the following votes:
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
71,580,170
198,742,948
4,689,210
21,853,386
6B. A shareholder proposal requesting that the Company report
annually to the board and shareholders with respect to the
existence of a gender pay gap among the Company’s employees and
related matters was not approved based on the following votes:
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
43,192,143
217,500,015
14,320,170
21,853,386
Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
The following exhibit is filed as part of this Current Report:
10.1> Amended Aetna Inc. 2010 Stock Incentive Plan, as amended
May 19, 2017.*
* Compensatory plan or arrangement.


About Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET)

Aetna Inc. is a diversified healthcare benefits company. The Company operates through three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care segment’s products and services consist of medical, pharmacy benefit management services, dental, behavioral health and vision plans offered on both an insured basis and an employer-funded, or administrative services contact, basis and emerging businesses products and services, such as accountable care solutions (ACS). The Group Insurance segment’s products consist of Life Insurance Products, Disability Insurance Products and Long-Term Care Insurance Products. The Large Case Pensions segment manages a range of retirement products, (including pension and annuity products) primarily for tax-qualified pension plans. Its customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, healthcare providers (providers), Government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates.

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