HOUSTON, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) announced the results of the voting by shareholders at its 2017 annual meeting held today. Shareholders approved the following proposals:
- The election of Milton Carroll, Michael P. Johnson, Janiece M. Longoria, Scott J. McLean, Theodore F. Pound, Scott M. Prochazka, Susan O. Rheney, Phillip R. Smith, John W. Somerhalder II, and Peter S. Wareing to serve on the company's board of directors for one-year terms;
- The ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company's independent auditors for 2017;
- An advisory resolution on the compensation paid to the company's named executive officers as disclosed in the proxy statement; and
- Holding future "say-on-pay" advisory votes on executive compensation on an annual basis.
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a domestic energy delivery company that includes electric transmission & distribution, natural gas distribution and energy services operations. The company serves more than five million metered customers primarily in Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. The company also owns a 54.1 percent limited partner interest in Enable Midstream Partners, a publicly traded master limited partnership it jointly controls with OGE Energy Corp., which owns, operates and develops natural gas and crude oil infrastructure assets. With more than 7,700 employees, CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 140 years. For more information, visit the website at www.CenterPointEnergy.com.
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