GM Annual Meeting of Shareholders Preliminary Voting Results

General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) today announced at its annual meeting of shareholders the preliminary results of voting, representing 86 percent of shares eligible to be voted.

DETROIT – General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) today announced at its annual meeting of shareholders the preliminary results of voting, representing 86 percent of shares eligible to be voted.   

Item 1: Election of directors
Director Nominees:

  1. Joseph Ashton
  2. Mary Barra
  3. Linda Gooden
  4. Joseph Jimenez
  5. Kathryn Marinello
  6. Jane Mendillo
  7. Admiral Michael Mullen
  8. James Mulva
  9. Patricia Russo
  10. Thomas Schoewe
  11. Theodore Solso
  12. Carol Stephenson

All directors were elected and, on average, each received 96 percent of the votes cast.

Item 2: Advisory vote to approve named executive officer compensation.

Percentage of votes cast “for” Item 2

62%

 

Item 3: Ratification of the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2016.

Percentage of votes cast “for” Item 3

99%

 

Item 4: Proposal regarding implementation of Holy Land Principles for Employment in Palestine-Israel.

Percentage of votes cast “for” Item 4

3%

 

The Board and its committees will consider the results of today’s votes when evaluating the company’s governance and compensation practices.

Final voting results will be filed on Form 8-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and posted to www.gm.com within four business days.

General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM) and its partners produce vehicles in 30 countries, and the company has leadership positions in the world's largest and fastest-growing automotive markets. GM, its subsidiaries and joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety, security and information services, can be found at http://www.gm.com