SCANA Corp. shareholders re-elected four Class I directors to its board, approved an accounting firm’s appointment as auditor of its 2018 financial statements and approved a non-binding advisory proposal on executive compensation at the company’s annual board meeting today.
Shareholders re-elected James A. Bennett, Lynne M. Miller, James W. Roquemore and Maceo K. Sloan as Class I directors. Their terms will expire at the 2021 annual meeting with the exception of Sloan, who will reach mandatory retirement age in 2019.
Two Class II directors, whose terms will expire at the 2019 annual meeting, were elected to the SCANA board: John E. Bachman and Patricia D. Galloway.
Shareholders also approved the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm.
Board-proposed amendments to declassify the board of directors and hold annual elections of all directors did not receive the required number of votes. A shareholder proposal regarding an assessment of the effect of public policies and technological advancements related to global warming was withdrawn before the meeting.