Newmont Releases Voting Results from Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Stockholders overwhelmingly support election of Directors and ‘Say on Pay’
The advisory vote on the compensation of Named Executive Officers (“Say on Pay”) allows stockholders to express their opinions regarding the decisions of the Compensation Committee on the prior year’s compensation to Named Executive Officers. The proposal asked stockholders to evaluate whether the Company’s executive compensation program is well-designed, appropriately aligns executive pay with Company performance and incentivizes desirable behavior. The measure was approved by a vote of more than 91 percent of votes cast.
The Company’s Director nominees were all elected with more than 98 percent of votes cast, and the appointment of the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2016 was approved by more than 99 percent of votes cast.
“The Board and management team would like to thank our stockholders for
participating in the Annual Meeting voting process,” said
Detailed voting results were reported by the Company on Current Report
on Form 8-K, dated
Newmont is a leading gold and copper producer. The Company
employs approximately 27,000 employees and contractors, with the
majority working at managed operations in