JACKSON, Mich., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten incumbents are seeking reelection to CMS Energy's Board of Directors, the company announced today in its proxy statement.
The incumbents seeking reelection are David W. Joos, non-executive chairman of CMS Energy; John G. Russell, president and chief executive officer of CMS Energy; as well as the following independent directors: Merribel S. Ayres, Jon E. Barfield, Stephen E. Ewing, Richard M. Gabrys, Philip R. Lochner, Jr., Michael T. Monahan, Kenneth L. Way, and John B. Yasinsky.
Shareholders will vote on the candidates for the Board of Directors at CMS Energy's annual meeting on May 20, 2011.
Shareholders also will be asked to vote on a proposal ratifying PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2011. In addition, shareholders will be asked to vote on non-binding advisory proposals on executive compensation and on the frequency with which an advisory vote on executive compensation shall be held, as well as a shareholder proposal.
The proxy is being delivered to shareholders free of charge and also may be accessed on CMS Energy's website at www.cmsenergy.com.
CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS) is a Michigan-based company that has an electric and natural gas utility, Consumers Energy, as its primary business and also owns and operates independent power generation businesses.
For more information on CMS Energy, please visit our web site at: www.cmsenergy.com
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