Chesapeake Energy Shareholders Re-elect Directors

chesapeakeEnergy1All eight sitting members of the Chesapeake Energy Board of Directors were re-elected at a recent annual shareholders meeting held in Oklahoma City.

R. Brad Martin was re-chosen as chairman of the board while Archie W. Dunham continued as Chairman Emeritus. Others re-chosen by shareholders were Vincent J. Intrieri, Robert d. Lawler who is also President and CEO of the company, John Lipinski, Merrill Miller, Kimberly K. Querrey and Thomas L. Ryan.

Each received more than a minimum of nearly 345,000,000 votes while the highest amount totaled 358,727,442 for Brad Martin.

At the same meeting, shareholders approved an amendment to increase the authorized common stock from 1,000,000,000 shares to 1,500,000,000 par value $0.01 per share.

Shareholders also approved the executive officer compensation and named PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm.

 

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