May 4, 2017
Ecolab Annual Meeting Results Announced; New Lead Director Appointed
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Ecolab Inc. today announced at its annual meeting of stockholders that
the slate of thirteen director nominees was elected for a one-year term
ending at its annual meeting of stockholders in May 2018.
In other business during today’s meeting, stockholders ratified the
appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Ecolab's independent
registered public accounting firm for 2017, approved the compensation of
executives disclosed in the company’s proxy statement, and advised of a
preference for the annual frequency of future stockholder advisory votes
on executive compensation.
The final vote tabulation on all matters voted upon during today’s
meeting will be reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
on a current report on Form 8-K and such report will be made available
on the company’s website, www.ecolab.com.
The independent directors of the board appointed Jeffrey M. Ettinger as
independent Lead Director of the board, effective as of the conclusion
of the company's annual meeting of stockholders. Mr. Ettinger replaces
Jerry W. Levin, who retired from the board in connection with the annual
meeting after more than 24 years of service.
A trusted partner at more than one million
customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene
and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital
resources. With 2016 sales of $13 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab
delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe
food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and
improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare,
energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries
around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com.
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Michael Monahan, 651-250-2809
Source: Ecolab Inc.
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