ATLANTA & NEW YORK, May 16, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, today announced the results of the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was held Friday, May 13. A replay of the meeting is available at www.ir.theice.com.
Each of the ten director nominees received a majority of the votes cast "for" their election. Each director was elected to a one-year term.
Stockholders approved an advisory executive compensation vote, with a majority of the votes cast "for" the proposal.
Stockholders approved the Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. 2022 Omnibus Employee Incentive Plan, with a majority of the votes cast "for" the proposal.
Stockholders approved the Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. 2022 Omnibus Non-Employee Director Incentive Plan, with a majority of the votes cast "for" the proposal.
Stockholders approved the adoption of amendments to our current Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate supermajority voting provisions, with at least 66 2/3 of the outstanding shares of ICE’s common stock entitled to vote thereon casting a vote "for" the proposal.
Stockholders approved the adoption of amendments to our current Certificate of Incorporation to lower the special meeting ownership threshold to 20%, with at least a majority of the outstanding shares of ICE’s common stock entitled to vote thereon casting a vote "for" the proposal.
Ernst & Young LLP was ratified as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2022, with a majority of the votes cast "for" the ratification of Ernst & Young LLP.
As recommended by ICE’s Board of Directors, stockholders did not approve a stockholder proposal regarding a special stockholder meeting improvement to lower the special meeting ownership threshold to 10%, with a majority of the votes cast "against" the proposal.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. served as the Inspector of Elections, which tabulated and verified the results of the stockholder vote.
About Intercontinental Exchange
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) is a Fortune 500 company that designs, builds and operates digital networks to connect people to opportunity. We provide financial technology and data services across major asset classes that offer our customers access to mission-critical workflow tools that increase transparency and operational efficiencies. We operate exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, and clearing houses that help people invest, raise capital and manage risk across multiple asset classes. Our comprehensive fixed income data services and execution capabilities provide information, analytics and platforms that help our customers capitalize on opportunities and operate more efficiently. At ICE Mortgage Technology, we are transforming and digitizing the U.S. residential mortgage process, from consumer engagement through loan registration. Together, we transform, streamline and automate industries to connect our customers to opportunity.
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