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2019 Annual Meeting Voting Results

 

Results of 2019 Proxy Voting


Voting results from the 2019 Annual Meeting of BNY Mellon Stockholders on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 are as follows:



Proposal 1 – Election of 12 Directors to serve on our Board of Directors until the 2020 Annual Meeting
(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
Steven D. Black 790,001,365 4,712,895 1,537,535 70,714,358
Linda Z. Cook 789,943,112 4,936,494 1,372,189 70,714,358
Joseph J. Echevarria 787,685,934 7,026,262 1,539,599 70,714,358
Edward P. Garden 785,978,284 8,889,805 1,383,706 70,714,358
Jeffrey A. Goldstein 788,700,855 6,092,225 1,458,715 70,714,358
John M. Hinshaw 792,103,196 2,668,967 1,479,632 70,714,358
Edmund F. Kelly 785,520,115 9,246,138 1,485,542 70,714,358
Jennifer B. Morgan 789,776,186 5,141,997 1,333,612 70,714,358
Elizabeth E. Robinson 789,978,863 4,952,924 1,320,008 70,714,358
Charles W. Scharf 772,822,259 21,811,932 1,617,604 70,714,358
Samuel C. Scott III 784,408,263 10,330,152 1,513,380 70,714,358
Alfred "Al" W. Zollar 791,560,593 3,182,949 1,508,253 70,714,358

Proposal 2 – Advisory vote to approve the 2018 compensation of our named executive officers
(Approved by a majority of votes cast)

 
Total
Percentage
of Votes Cast
For 769,247,679 96.97%
Against 24,025,179 3.02%
Abstain 2,978,937 *
Broker Non-Votes 70,714,358 *

Proposal 3 – Ratification of KPMG LLP as our independent auditor for 2019
(Approved by a majority of votes cast)

  Total Percentage
of Votes Cast
For 853,916,240 98.62%
Against 11,944,963 1.37%
Abstain 1,104,950 *
Broker Non-Votes n/a *

Proposal 4 – Approval of an amendment to our Restated Certificate of Incorporation to enhance stockholder written consent rights
(Approved by a majority of shares outstanding)

  Total Percentage
of Votes Cast
For 775,798,296 97.67%
Against 18,493,117 2.32%
Abstain 1,960,382 *
Broker Non-Votes 70,714,358 *

* Abstentions and broker non-votes were not counted as votes cast.

Proposal 5 – Approval of the 2019 Long-Term Incentive Plan
(Approved by a majority of the votes cast)

  Total Percentage
of Votes Cast
For 756,565,157 95.35%
Against 36,827,915 4.64%
Abstain 2,858,723 *
Broker Non-Votes 70,714,358 *

* Abstentions and broker non-votes were not counted as votes cast.

Proposal 6 – Consideration of a stockholder proposal regarding a pay equity report
(Not approved)

  Total Percentage
of Votes Cast
For 186,374,114 24.48%
Against 574,799,404 75.51%
Abstain 35,078,277 *
Broker Non-Votes 70,714,358 *

* Abstentions and broker non-votes were not counted as votes cast.