CHICAGO, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the shareholder voting results from its 2017 Annual Meeting held today.
All 14 board of director nominees received a majority of votes cast, with at least 96 percent of the votes cast "for" each of the nominees. The board members elected to serve one-year terms expiring in 2018 are:
- Edward T. Tilly
- James R. Boris
- Frank E. English, Jr.
- William M. Farrow III
- Edward J. Fitzpatrick
- Janet P. Froetscher
- Jill R. Goodman
- Christopher T. Mitchell
- Roderick A. Palmore
- Joseph P. Ratterman
- Michael L. Richter
- Samuel K. Skinner
- Carole E. Stone
- Eugene S. Sunshine
In other proposals, shareholders:
- approved, in a non-binding resolution, the compensation paid to the Company's executive officers, with 95 percent of the votes cast "for" the proposal;
- approved, in a non-binding resolution, the frequency of every year that the Company will hold the non-binding vote on the compensation paid to the Company's executive officers, with 88 percent of the votes cast for "every 1 year"; and
- ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the 2017 fiscal year, with 97 percent of the votes cast "for" the proposal.
Additional information about each of the matters acted upon by shareholders at the Annual Meeting is in the proxy statement that was furnished to shareholders in connection with the meeting. The proxy statement is also available in the Investor Relations section of www.cboe.com. The vote totals for the matters acted upon by shareholders at the Annual Meeting will be reported in a current report on Form 8-K filing with the SEC and posted on http://ir.cboe.com.
About CBOE Holdings, Inc.
CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), owner of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the Bats exchanges, CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and other subsidiaries, is one of the world's largest exchange holding companies and a leader in providing global investors cutting-edge trading and investment solutions.
The company offers trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies, including options, futures, U.S. and European equities, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and multi-asset volatility and global foreign exchange (FX) products. CBOE Holdings' 14 trading venues include the largest options exchange in the U.S. and the largest stock exchange in Europe, and the company is the second-largest stock exchange operator in the U.S. and a leading market globally for ETF trading.
CBOE Holdings is home to the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index), the world's barometer for equity market volatility; the CBOE Options Institute, the company's world-renowned education arm; CBOE Livevol, a leading provider of options technology, trading analytics and market data services; CBOE Vest, an asset management company specializing in target-outcome investment strategies; CBOE Risk Management Conferences (RMC), the premier financial industry forums on derivatives and volatility products; ETF.com, a leading provider of ETF news, data and analysis; and Hotspot, a leading platform for global FX trading.
The company is headquartered in Chicago with offices in Kansas City, New York, London, San Francisco, Singapore and Ecuador. For more information, visit www.cboe.com.
CBOE®, Chicago Board Options Exchange®, CFE®, BATS®, Livevol®, CBOE Volatility Index® and VIX® are registered trademarks, and CBOE Futures ExchangeSM, CBOE VestSM and CBOE Options InstituteSM are service marks of CBOE Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries. All other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners.
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