COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (NYSE:CL) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (NYSE:CL) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

(a) The Company’s Annual Meeting was held on May 11, 2018. The matters voted on and the results of the vote were as follows.

(b)The Company’s stockholders voted on the matters set forth below.

1. Charles A. Bancroft, John P. Bilbrey, John T. Cahill, Ian Cook, Helene D. Gayle, Ellen M. Hancock, C. Martin Harris, Lorrie M. Norrington, Michael B. Polk, and Stephen I. Sadove were elected directors of the Company. The results of the vote were as follows:
Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes
Charles A. Bancroft 626,210,885 5,620,512 1,212,214 107,353,791
John P. Bilbrey 629,105,088 2,691,160 1,247,363 107,353,791
John T. Cahill 614,426,533 17,447,929 1,169,149 107,353,791
Ian Cook 597,180,247 26,762,087 9,101,277 107,353,791
Helene D. Gayle 617,137,754 14,823,709 1,082,148 107,353,791
Ellen M. Hancock 607,334,646 24,446,440 1,262,525 107,353,791
C. Martin Harris 618,353,867 13,355,787 1,333,957 107,353,791
Lorrie M. Norrington 629,277,284 2,613,649 1,152,678 107,353,791
Michael B. Polk 616,689,187 15,163,764 1,190,660 107,353,791
Stephen I. Sadove 615,214,944 16,743,842 1,084,825 107,353,791
2. The selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2018 was ratified. The results of the vote were as follows:
Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes
723,526,321 15,385,914 1,485,167
3. A non-binding advisory vote on the Company’s executive compensation was approved. The results of the vote were as follows:
Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes
582,073,483 45,604,850 5,365,278 107,353,791
4. A stockholder proposal regarding a 10% threshold to call special shareholder meetings was not approved. The results of the vote were as follows:
Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes
300,445,197 327,788,152 4,810,262 107,353,791


About COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (NYSE:CL)

Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate) is a consumer products company, whose products are marketed in over 200 countries and territories throughout the world. The Company’s segments include Oral, Personal and Home Care, and Pet Nutrition. The Oral, Personal and Home Care product segment is operated through over five geographic segments, which include North America, Latin America, Europe/South Pacific, Asia and Africa/Eurasia. The Company’s oral care products include Colgate Total; Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief, Colgate Max Fresh, Colgate Maximum Cavity Protection with Sugar Acid Neutralizer and others. Colgate’s Oral Care business also includes pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals. The Company, through its Hill’s Pet Nutrition segment, manufactures pet nutrition products for dogs and cats with products marketed in over 80 countries across the world. The Company sells its personal care products under the Palmolive, Protex and Softsoap brands.

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