2021 Annual Meeting Voting Results

Investor Relations

Results of 2021 Proxy Voting

Voting results from the 2021 Annual Meeting of BNY Mellon Stockholders on Wednesday, April 13, 2021 are as follows:

Proposal 1 – The election of 12 directors for a term expiring at the end of our 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders:

Name Total Number of Votes Cast "For" Total Number of Votes Cast "Against" Total Number of Abstentions Total Number of Broker Non-Votes
Linda Z. Cook 704,272,376 12,962,675 975,700 58,195,089
Joseph J. Echevarria 645,506,739 68,119,294 4,584,718 58,195,089
Thomas P. ("Todd") Gibbons 711,659,867 5,477,132 1,073,752 58,195,089
M. Amy Gilliland 711,893,861 5,269,983 1,046,907 58,195,089
Jeffrey A. Goldstein 707,478,767 9,620,214 1,111,770 58,195,089
K. Guru Gowrappan 710,700,269 6,333,190 1,177,292 58,195,089
Ralph Izzo 703,853,439 13,219,754 1,137,558 58,195,089
Edmund F. ("Ted") Kelly 696,731,878 20,421,410 1,057,463 58,195,089
Elizabeth E. Robinson 711,239,061 5,971,152 1,000,538 58,195,089
Samuel C. Scott III 642,922,433 74,195,346 1,092,972 58,195,089
Frederick O. Terrell 707,425,244 9,662,060 1,123,447 58,195,089
Alfred W. ("Al") Zollar 710,887,882 6,196,814 1,126,055 58,195,089

Proposal 2 – Advisory resolution to approve the 2020 compensation of BNY Mellon’s named executive officers:

  Total Percentage of Votes Cast
For 685,720,709 95.83%
Against 29,765,437 4.16%
Abstain 2,724,605 *
Broker Non-Votes 58,195,089 *

Proposal 3 –  Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as BNY Mellon’s independent registered public accountants for the year ending December 31, 2021:

  Total Percentage of Votes Cast
For 763,786,887 98.48%
Against 11,719,722 1.51%
Abstain 899,231 *
Broker Non-Votes *

Proposal 4 – Stockholder proposal regarding stockholder requests for a record date to initiate written consent:

  Total Percentage of Votes Cast
For 297,367,141 41.64%
Against 416,712,592 58.35%
Abstain 4,131,018 *
Broker Non-Votes 58,195,089 *

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