Facts at a Glance

  • The Board of Directors met 10 times in 2017. 
  • Each Director attended at least 75% of the total number of board meetings and meetings held by the board committees on which he or she served during 2017. 
  • The Board of Directors met in executive session, without any member of management in attendance, 9 times during 2017. 
  • It is the policy of the Board of Directors that the Directors attend the annual meeting of the stockholders. Ten (10) of the eleven (11) directors attended the May 2018 annual meeting. 
  • The Board of Directors conducts a self-assessment of its performance each year. 
  • The Board of Directors has concluded that all non-employee directors are independent in accordance with the New York Stock Exchange standards and the standards of independence set forth in the Governance Principles. 
  • The Inspectors of Election at the May 2018 annual meeting reported voting results as follows: There were 187,103,143 shares of Common Stock and Common Equivalent entitled to vote at the meeting and a total of 160,823,650 shares or 85.95% of those shares were represented at the meeting.

1.  Election of Eleven Directors:

The following individuals were elected to serve as directors of the Company for a one-year term expiring at the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

Name  Vote For    Vote Against  Abstain        Broker Non-Vote

Linda G. Alvarado

128,118,294 

5,539,596 

293,273

26,872,487

Anne. M. Busquet

130,607,345

3,028,793

315,025

26,872,487

Roger Fradin

130,989,337

2,636,387

325,439

26,872,487

Anne Sutherland

Fuchs

130,621,831

3,021,763

307,569

26,872,487

S. Douglas

Hutcheson

130,925,609

2,693,867

331,687

26,872,487

Marc B. Lautenbach

130,251,624

2,748,344

951,195

26,872,487

Eduardo R. Menasce

128,688,575

4,934,390

328,198

26,872,487

Michael I. Roth

110,314,312

23,317,230

319,621

26,872,487

Linda Sanford

131,437,386

2,189,648

324,129

26,872,487

David L Shedlarz

127,343,962

6,273,276

333,925

26,872,487

David B. Snow, Jr.

130,249,419

5,539,596

315,156

26,872,487

2.  Ratification of the Audit Committee’s Appointment of the Independent Accountants for 2018:

Vote For

Vote Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Vote

155,988,580

4,357,896

477,174      

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3.  A Non-binding Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation

Vote For

Vote Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Vote

125,328,046

7,402,9501

1,220,167

26,872,487


4.  Approval of the Pitney Bowes Inc. 2018 Stock Plan.

Vote For

Vote Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Vote

119,758,987

12,912,926

1,278,250

26,872,487