CHICAGO, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME) today announced the preliminary shareholder voting results from its 2016 annual meeting.
At the meeting, shareholders:
- elected Terrence A. Duffy, Phupinder S. Gill, Timothy S. Bitsberger, Charles P. Carey, Dennis H. Chookaszian, Ana Dutra, Martin J. Gepsman, Larry G. Gerdes, Daniel R. Glickman, Leo Melamed, William P. Miller II, James E. Oliff, Alex J. Pollock, John F. Sandner, Terry L. Savage, William R. Shepard and Dennis A. Suskind each for a one-year term expiring in 2017;
- ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2016; and
- approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers.
In addition, the company's Class B-1 shareholders elected Jeffrey M. Bernacchi, William W. Hobert and Howard J. Siegel for one-year terms, Class B-2 shareholders elected Ronald A. Pankau and David J. Wescott for one-year terms and Class B-3 shareholders elected Elizabeth A. Cook for a one-year term, each ending in 2017.
The official results and voting percentages for each of these proposals will be disclosed in a report to be filed early next week with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals. Around the world, CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex® electronic trading platform and its exchanges based in Chicago, New York and London. CME Group also operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers through CME Clearing and CME Clearing Europe, which offer clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives. CME Group's products and services ensure that businesses around the world can effectively manage risk and achieve growth.
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