Dell Conducts 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Dell held its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders today, with shareholders approving the company’s recommended slate of director nominees and voting on three other matters.
During formal business at the meeting, chaired by Larry Tu, Dell’s general counsel and corporate secretary, stockholders:
- Re-elected 10 company directors: Donald J. Carty; Janet F. Clark; Laura Conigliaro; Michael S. Dell; Kenneth M. Duberstein; Gerard J. Kleisterlee; Klaus S. Luft; Alex J. Mandl; Shantanu Narayen; and, Ross Perot, Jr.
- Ratified PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Dell’s independent auditor for fiscal 2014;
- Approved on an advisory basis Dell’s compensation of its named executive officers as disclosed in the proxy statement; and,
- Rejected a shareholder proposal to permit the company’s stockholders to act by written consent instead of at a meeting of stockholders.
The company’s proxy statement and other information for the stockholders meeting can be found at: www.dell.com/investors.
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