Annual Meeting Voting Results 2016

2016 Annual Meeting Voting Results

Voting results from the 2016 Annual Meeting of BNY Mellon Stockholders on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 are as follows:

Proposal 1 – The election of 11 directors for a term expiring at the end of our 2017 Annual Meeting of stockholders
(Each nominee elected by a majority of votes cast)


Name
Total Number of
Votes Cast "For"
Total Number of
Votes Cast "Against"
Total Number of
Abstentions
Total Number of
Broker Non-Votes
Nicholas M. Donofrio 844,556,651 28,929,702 1,694,027 72,114,525
Joseph J. Echevarria 858,270,961 15,078,816 1,830,603 72,114,525
Edward P. Garden 863,015,393 10,514,576 1,650,411 72,114,525
Jeffrey A. Goldstein 859,171,414 14,303,305 1,705,660 72,114,525
Gerald L. Hassell 831,031,641 37,969,821 6,178,917 72,114,525
John M. Hinshaw 862,911,398 10,537,568 1,731,413 72,114,525
Edmund F. Kelly 845,338,644 28,195,123 1,646,613 72,114,525
John A. Luke, Jr. 838,970,552 34,526,671 1,683,157 72,114,525
Mark A. Nordenberg 839,456,707 33,982,340 1,741,332 72,114,525
Catherine A. Rein 841,368,577 32,067,520 1,744,282 72,114,525
Samuel C. Scott III 840,101,111 33,359,284 1,719,985 72,114,525

 

Proposal 2 – Advisory resolution to approve the 2015 compensation of our named executive officers
(Approved by a majority of votes cast)
 
Total
Percentage
of Votes Cast
For 850,785,384  97.60%
Against 20,879,162  2.40%
Abstain 3,515,833  *
Broker Non-Votes 72,114,525  *

 

Proposal 3 – Approval of the 2016 Executive Incentive Compensation Plan
(Approved by a majority of votes cast, including abstentions)
 
Total
Percentage
of Votes Cast
For 832,070,462 95.07%
Against 39,461,803 4.51%
Abstain 3,648,114 0.42%
Broker Non-Votes 72,114,525 *

 

Proposal 4 – Ratification of KPMG LLP as our independent auditor for 2016
(Approved by a majority of votes cast)
 
Total
Percentage
of Votes Cast
For 939,385,577 99.29%
Against 6,715,053 0.71%
Abstain 1,194,274 *
Broker Non-Votes *

 

Proposal 5 – Stockholder Proposal Regarding an Independent Chair
(Not Approved by a majority of votes cast)
 
Total
Percentage
of Votes Cast
For 253,447,974 30.02%
Against 590,904,712 69.98%
Abstain 30,827,693 *
Broker Non-Votes 72,114,525 *


* Not counted as votes cast.