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 19, 2018
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: (703) 522-1315
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On April 19, 2018, 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 ten directors to hold office for a one-year term expiring at the annual meeting in 2017 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.
Jeffrey W. Ubben
Proposal 2: The consideration of a nonbinding advisory vote on executive compensation.
Proposal 3: The ratification of Ernst & Young LLP as AES’ Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the year 2018.
Proposal 4: The ratification of the special meeting provisions in the Company's By-Laws.
As previously reported by the Company, the stockholder proposal (Proposal 5) seeking an assessment relating to a two degree scenario and impacts on the Company’s business was withdrawn by its proponents effective April 6, 2018 and thus was not presented, nor any vote taken with respect to it, at the Annual Meeting.
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 20, 2018
/s/ Vincent W. Mathis
Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs and Corporate Secretary