News Summary: Exxon shareholders vote on pay

AP News
Posted: May 30, 2012 5:40 PM
News Summary: Exxon shareholders vote on pay

Exxon Mobil Corp. shareholders voted on nine items at the oil giant's annual meeting Wednesday in Dallas. Here are some of the results:

_ Approved nonbinding measure on setting officer pay.

_ Urged splitting the CEO and chairman jobs, beginning with successors to current Chairman and CEO Rex W. Tillerson; failed.

_ Asked to change personnel policies to explicitly prohibit discrimination against gays and transgender people; failed.

_ Asked for a report by September on financial and other risks from community opposition to and regulation of hydraulic fracturing; failed.

_ Asked the company to set goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions; failed.