Waste Management,Inc. (NYSE:WM) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Waste Management,Inc. (NYSE:WM) 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.

At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Company held on May14, 2018, a total of 378,546,453 shares of the Company’s common stock, out of a total of 432,378,473 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote, were present in person or represented by proxies. The proposals set forth below were voted on by the Company’s stockholders. Each of the director nominees were elected, and the Company’s stockholders approved each of proposals 2 and 3. The Company’s stockholders did not approve stockholder proposal 4.

1. Election to the Company’s Board of Directors of the following eight director nominees:

Numberof

Numberof

Broker

Name

AffirmativeVotes

NegativeVotes

Abstentions

Non-Votes

Frank M. Clark,Jr.

300,814,148

11,826,991

327,514

65,577,800

James C. Fish,Jr.

308,443,011

4,202,435

323,207

65,577,800

Andrés R. Gluski

301,395,060

11,250,525

323,068

65,577,800

Patrick W. Gross

301,923,557

10,707,866

337,230

65,577,800

Victoria M. Holt

309,566,498

3,115,418

286,737

65,577,800

Kathleen M. Mazzarella

306,605,053

6,068,062

295,538

65,577,800

John C. Pope

298,949,326

13,689,920

329,407

65,577,800

Thomas H. Weidemeyer

280,988,717

31,409,909

570,027

65,577,800

2. Ratification of the appointment of Ernst& Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December31, 2018:

For

Against

Abstentions

372,602,535

5,389,215

554,703

3. Approval, by non-binding vote, of the Company’s executive compensation as described in the Company’s 2018 proxy statement:

For

Against

Abstentions

BrokerNon-Votes

304,391,515

7,123,379

1,453,759

65,577,800

4. Stockholder proposal regarding a policy on accelerated vesting of equity awards in the event of a change in control.

For

Against

Abstentions

BrokerNon-Votes

118,786,307

192,623,631

1,558,715

65,577,800


About Waste Management,Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Waste Management, Inc. is a holding company. The Company provides waste management environmental services. The Company’s segments include Solid Waste, which includes its 17 Areas aggregated into three tiers, and Other. The Company’s Solid Waste business is operated and managed locally by its subsidiaries that focuses on geographic areas and provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. Through its subsidiaries, it also develops, operates and owns landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. It owns or operates approximately 250 landfill sites, which is the network of landfills in North America. It also uses waste to create energy, recovering the gas produced naturally as waste decomposes in landfills and using the gas in generators to make electricity. The Company, as a recycler in North America, handles materials that include paper, cardboard, glass, plastic and metal.

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