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 23, 2019
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
Comerica Bank Tower
1717 Main Street, MC 6404
Dallas, Texas 75201
(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.
Comerica Incorporated ("Comerica") held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 23, 2019. Matters voted upon by shareholders at that meeting were:
the election of twelve directors;
the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019; and
the approval of a non-binding, advisory proposal approving executive compensation.
The final number of votes cast for, against or withheld (if applicable), as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, with respect to each matter is set forth below.
The director nominees listed below each received a majority of the votes cast that were present in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting and entitled to vote on the proposal, and such individuals were each elected to serve as a director with a one-year term expiring in 2020. The results were as follows:
Ralph W. Babb, Jr.
Michael E. Collins
Roger A. Cregg
T. Kevin DeNicola
Curtis C. Farmer
Jacqueline P. Kane
Richard G. Lindner
Barbara R. Smith
Robert S. Taubman
Reginald M. Turner, Jr.
Nina G. Vaca
Michael G. Van de Ven
The proposal to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019 was approved. The results were as follows:
The nonbinding, advisory proposal approving executive compensation was approved. The results were as follows:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
/s/ John D. Buchanan
John D. Buchanan
Executive Vice President - Chief Legal Officer
Date: April 26, 2019