NORTHERN TRUST CORPORATION (NASDAQ:NTRS) 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.
The 2019 annual meeting of stockholders (the 2019 Annual Meeting) of Northern Trust Corporation (the Corporation) was held on April 23, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois for the purposes of: (i) electing 13 directors to serve on the Board of Directors until the 2020 annual meeting or their successors are elected and qualified; (ii) approving, by an advisory vote, 2018 named executive officer compensation; (iii) ratifying the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Corporations independent registered public accounting firm for the 2019 fiscal year; (iv) considering a stockholder proposal regarding additional disclosure of political contributions; and (v) considering a stockholder proposal regarding the right of stockholders to call a special meeting of the stockholders. Stockholders representing 198,837,777 shares, or 91.00% of the Corporations common stock as of the February 25, 2019 record date, voted in person or by proxy. Final voting results are as follows.
Election of Directors
All 13 nominees for director named in the proxy statement for the 2019 Annual Meeting were elected by the votes set forth in the table below.
Approval of 2018 Named Executive Officer Compensation
The 2018 named executive officer compensation was approved, on an advisory basis, by the votes set forth in the table below.
Ratification of Appointment of KPMG LLP
The appointment of KPMG LLP as the Corporations independent registered public accounting firm for the 2019 fiscal year was ratified by the votes set forth in the table below.
Consideration of Stockholder Proposal Regarding Additional Disclosure of Political Contributions
The stockholder proposal regarding additional disclosure of political contributions was defeated by the votes set forth in the table below.
Consideration of Stockholder Proposal Regarding the Right of Stockholders to Call a Special Meeting of the Stockholders
The stockholder proposal regarding the right of stockholders to call a special meeting of the stockholders was defeated by the votes set forth in the table below.
On April 22, 2019, the Corporations independent directors selected Jay L. Henderson to succeed John W. Rowe as the Corporations Lead Director following Mr. Rowes retirement from service as a director of the Corporation, effective upon the conclusion of Mr. Rowes term at the 2019 Annual Meeting.
About NORTHERN TRUST CORPORATION (NASDAQ:NTRS)
Northern Trust Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company provides asset servicing, fund administration, asset management, fiduciary and banking solutions for corporations, institutions, families and individuals around the world. The Company’s segments include Corporate & Institutional Services (C&IS), Wealth Management, and Treasury and Other. The Company conducts its business through various the United States and non-United States subsidiaries, including The Northern Trust Company (Bank). The Company has a network of offices in over 20 states in the United States, Washington, District of Columbia (D.C), and approximately 20 international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. Asset Management, through the Company’s subsidiaries, supports the C&IS and Wealth Management segments by providing a range of asset management and related services, and other products to customers around the world.
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