Newmont Releases Voting Results from Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Stockholders overwhelmingly support election of Directors and ‘Say on
Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) released
results of the Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on April
25, 2018. The following matters were voted upon at the meeting: (1) the
election of Directors; (2) the advisory vote on the compensation of the
Named Executive Officers; and (3) the ratification of the appointment of
the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018.
The advisory vote on the compensation of Named Executive Officers (“Say
on Pay”) allows stockholders to express their opinions regarding the
decisions of the Leadership Development and 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 94 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 2018 was approved by more than 99
percent of votes cast.
Detailed voting results were reported by the Company on Current Report
on Form 8-K, filed April 27, 2018, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission. The report is available on the Company’s website at www.newmont.com.
“On behalf of the Board and management team, I would like to thank our
stockholders for participating in the Annual Meeting voting process,”
said Gary Goldberg, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We
appreciate Newmont’s investors for their strong support and ongoing
confidence in the Company.”
Newmont is a leading gold and copper producer. The Company’s operations
are primarily in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname.
Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and was
named the mining industry leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability World
Index in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The Company is an industry leader in value
creation, supported by its leading technical, environmental, social and
safety performance. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly
traded since 1925.
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Source: Newmont Mining Corporation