ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY (NYSE:ADM) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY (NYSE:ADM) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security

On May4, 2017, Archer Daniels Midland Company (the Company) held
its 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The following proposals
were voted on at the meeting with the following results:

Proposal No.1. All nominees for election to the
Board of Directors listed in the proxy statement for the 2017
Annual Meeting were elected as follows:


For Against Abstain Broker Non- Votes

A. L. Boeckmann

441,521,782 20,719,357 997,697 57,927,525

T. K. Crews

460,621,554 1,489,526 1,127,756 57,927,525

P. Dufour

460,282,284 1,679,703 1,276,849 57,927,525

D. E. Felsinger

450,986,317 11,036,311 1,216,208 57,927,525

S. F. Harrison

460,117,057 1,937,367 1,184,412 57,927,525

J. R. Luciano

437,537,699 18,986,651 6,714,486 57,927,525

P. J. Moore

404,503,630 57,572,564 1,162,642 57,927,525

F. J. Sanchez

460,308,484 1,779,294 1,151,058 57,927,525

D. A. Sandler

460,446,747 1,810,651 981,438 57,927,525

D. T. Shih

452,866,612 9,084,086 1,288,138 57,927,525

K. R. Westbrook

398,462,738 63,629,318 1,146,780 57,927,525

Proposal No.2. The appointment of Ernst Young LLP
as independent accountants for the year ending December31, 2017
was ratified at the meeting by the following votes:





6,075,834 957,745

Proposal No.3. The compensation of the Companys
named executive officers was approved, on an advisory basis, by
the following votes:




Broker Non-



34,460,500 1,920,937 57,927,525

Proposal No.4. The stockholders approved, on an
advisory basis, the holding of the advisory vote on executive
compensation on an annual basis by the following votes:

1 Year

2 Years

3 Years


Broker Non-



2,012,776 40,373,596 1,548,839 57,927,525

The Board of Directors of the Company has determined to include
an advisory vote on executive compensation at each Annual Meeting
of Stockholders until the next required vote on the frequency of
stockholder votes on executive compensation.


Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is a processor of oilseeds, corn, wheat, cocoa and other agricultural commodities. The Company manufactures protein meal, vegetable oil, corn sweeteners, flour, biodiesel, ethanol, and other food and feed ingredients. Its segments include Agricultural Services, which utilizes its United States grain elevator, global transportation network and port operations to buy, store, clean and transport agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, wheat, milo, oats, rice and barley, and resells these commodities primarily as food and feed ingredients and as raw materials for the agricultural processing industry; Corn Processing, which is engaged in corn wet milling and dry milling activities; Oilseeds Processing, which includes global activities related to the origination, merchandising, crushing and further processing of oilseeds; Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients products, which include flavors, sweeteners and health ingredients; Other, and Corporate.


ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY (NYSE:ADM) closed its last trading session up +0.53 at 42.96 with 3,244,159 shares trading hands.

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