ATLANTA, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, announced today the result of the company's 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was held May 17, 2013.
All 11 director nominees received a majority of votes cast, with an average of 95.3% of stockholders voting "for" the proposed directors in the elections. Stockholders approved an advisory proposal on executive compensation with 98.5% voting "for" the proposal. And both employee and non-employee director incentive plans were approved with 96.1% and 97.9% of stockholders voting "for" each plan, respectively. In addition, stockholders ratified Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2013 with 98.3% voting "for" the ratification of Ernst & Young LLP. Broadridge Investor Communication Solutions served as the Inspector of Elections, which tabulated and verified the results of the stockholder vote.
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