HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2017--
Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) today announced that its stockholders elected
all thirteen nominees to the board of directors and ratified the
selection of KPMG LLP as principal independent public accountants for
2017 at its annual meeting of stockholders held in Houston, Texas, on
May 17, 2017. The stockholders also approved, on an advisory basis, the
compensation of Halliburton's named executive officers and expressed a
preference for holding future advisory votes on executive compensation
on an annual basis. The stockholders also approved the proposed
amendment and restatement of Halliburton’s Stock and Incentive Plan.
Stockholders elected board members Abdulaziz F. Al Khayyal, William E.
Albrecht, Alan M. Bennett, James R. Boyd, Milton Carroll, Nance K.
Dicciani, Murry S. Gerber, José C. Grubisich, David J. Lesar, Robert A.
Malone, J. Landis Martin, Jeffrey A. Miller, and Debra L. Reed.
At the board of directors’ meeting following the stockholders’ meeting,
the board declared a 2017 second quarter dividend of eighteen cents
($0.18) a share on the company’s common stock payable June 28, 2017, to
stockholders of record at the close of business on June 7, 2017.
Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of
products and services to the energy industry. With approximately 50,000
employees, representing 140 nationalities and operations in
approximately 70 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas
industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir - from locating
hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation
evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production
through the life of the field. Visit the company’s website at www.halliburton.com.
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