Looking back, 2015 was a time for celebration and marked the first year that the gender wage issue was forced onto the proxy ballot
of a Fortune 100 corporation.
* Gender pay gap: A shareholder proposal on the topic of gender pay gap was first put on the proxy ballot
of a U.S.
In asking the SEC to support its move to block the shareholder resolution, Anthem's lawyers argued that the resolution represented "the same subject matter as three previously submitted shareholder proposals that were included" on its proxy ballot
, and that those measures did not receive the requisite amount of support to justify another vote.
The three nominees--Karen Ohland, Mahantesh Hiremath, and William Wepfer--will begin their terms as board members at next year's Annual Meeting, following membership approval by proxy ballot
Shareholders overwhelmingly approved the three measures on the proxy ballot
, which was not surprising because Redstone controls more than 79% of the voting shares, and thus, he determines the outcome.
There are about 4,200 voters in the DDCA and a big majority of them would vote through proxy ballot
papers -- a method that many people believe is one of the main reasons for the ills afflicting the association headquartered at the Ferozeshah Kotla.
The company further urged unitholders who have not yet voted or wish to change their vote on the third proposal to do so by mail or through the Internet using the instructions provided on the proxy ballot
and it engaged AST Phoenix Advisors, a division of American Stock Transfer & Trust Company LLC, to provide proxy solicitation services related to the 2013 annual meeting.
The report highlights that though some E+S proposals do not make it to the proxy ballot
box, their impact is noticeable, if not stronger due to the fact that most decisions to withdraw are a result of substantive dialogue with a company or action has been taken.
shareholders fill out a "proxy ballot
" delivered to them by
Many of these proposals have failed to ever reach a proxy ballot
, however, because companies have legally excluded them.
On May 20, the commission proposed rule changes allowing certain shareholders to propose board nominees on the proxy ballot
sent to shareholders before the company's annual meeting.
In addition to public comments, last year Elmasry tried to get a resolution onto the proxy ballot
calling for the dismantling of the two-tiered structure; The Times Co., with the blessing of the Securities and Exchange Commission, refused to include the resolution.