Washington, DC 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

May 8, 2018 

(Date of report; date of earliest event reported)

Commission file number: 1-3754



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   38-0572512

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

Ally Detroit Center

500 Woodward Ave.

Floor 10, Detroit, Michigan





(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)



(866) 710-4623

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On May 8, 2018, Ally Financial Inc. (Ally) held its annual meeting of stockholders (Annual Meeting). The results of voting on matters brought before stockholders are shown below.


Proposal 1 — Election of Directors


   For  Against  Abstain  Non-Votes
Franklin W. Hobbs   369,595,612    15,916,438    1,587,776    11,611,806 
Kenneth J. Bacon   384,720,978    2,019,349    359,499    11,611,806 
Maureen A. Breakiron-Evans   386,702,506    42,755    354,565    11,611,806 
William H. Cary   386,180,554    557,644    361,628    11,611,806 
Mayree C. Clark   386,676,928    66,063    356,835    11,611,806 
Kim S. Fennebresque   382,274,428    4,465,301    360,097    11,611,806 
Marjorie Magner   386,669,034    75,306    355,486    11,611,806 
John J. Stack   386,647,835    89,265    362,726    11,611,806 
Michael F. Steib   386,682,344    55,627    361,855    11,611,806 
Jeffrey J. Brown   386,670,212    72,863    356,751    11,611,806 



Proposal 2 — Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation


For   Against   Abstain   Non-Votes
359,752,980   26,794,086   552,760   11,611,806



Proposal 3 — Ratification of the Audit Committee’s Engagement of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2018


For   Against   Abstain
388,788,425   9,546,501   376,706


Item 7.01Regulation FD Disclosure.


On May 8, 2018, at the Annual Meeting, Ally’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) spoke about Ally’s financial and operational performance and strategy. A transcript of the CEO’s remarks is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. The information in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished and is not deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section.


Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.


Exhibit No.   Description
99.1     CEO’s Annual Meeting Script






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.


Dated: May 9, 2018


  Ally Financial Inc.



  By: /s/ Jeffrey A. Belisle
    Jeffrey A. Belisle
    Corporate Secretary