2015 Shareholder Vote Results
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 30, 2015
CINCINNATI BELL INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
221 East Fourth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(Address of Principal Executive Office)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (513) 397-9900
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Company was held on April 30, 2015. The final voting results for each of the proposals submitted for a vote of the shareholders are set forth below.
The shareholders elected the following eight Company nominees for director to serve a one-year term until the 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their respective successors are elected and qualified. The voting results were as follows:
Phillip R. Cox
John W. Eck
Jakki L. Haussler
Craig F. Maier
Russel P. Mayer
Lynn A. Wentworth
John M. Zrno
Theodore H. Torbeck
The shareholders voted as follows to provide advisory approval of the Company’s executive compensation:
The shareholders voted as follows to approve an amendment to the Cincinnati Bell Inc. 2007 Long Term Incentive Plan:
The shareholders ratified the Audit and Finance Committee's appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP to serve as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015. The voting results were as follows:
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.
CINCINNATI BELL INC.
May 4, 2015
/s/ Christopher J. Wilson
Christopher J. Wilson
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary