SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 20, 2017
THE AES CORPORATION
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
4300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1100
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On April 20, 2017, the Company held its Annual Meeting in Arlington, Virginia. The results of the matters voted on at the Annual Meeting are provided below.
Proposal 1: The election of nine directors to hold office for a one-year term expiring at the annual meeting in 2018 and until their respective successors are elected and qualified:
Andrés R. Gluski
Charles L. Harrington
Kristina M. Johnson
Holly K. Koeppel
James H. Miller
John B. Morse, Jr.
Charles O. Rossotti
Proposal 2: The consideration of a nonbinding advisory vote on executive compensation.
Proposal 3: The consideration of a nonbinding advisory vote on the frequency of the vote on executive compensation.
On April 20, 2017, following the Annual Meeting, the Board determined that the advisory vote on executive compensation would be held every year until the next vote on the frequency of such advisory vote.
Proposal 4: The ratification of Ernst & Young LLP as AES’ Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the year 2017.
Proposal 5: The consideration of a nonbinding, advisory Stockholder proposal seeking amendments to AES' current proxy access by-laws.
Proposal 6: The consideration of a nonbinding, advisory Stockholder proposal seeking a report on Company policies and technological advances through the year 2040.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
THE AES CORPORATION
Date: April 21, 2017
/s/ Brian A. Miller
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary