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Western Alliance Bancorp (WAL)

Employees
Data from SEC filings
Employee count
CEO pay ratio
CEO Salary
Median Employee Salary
ESG framework mentions
In last year of SEC filings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
No mentions
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
No mentions
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
No mentions
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
No mentions
Shareholder alignment
Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM
On June 14, 2022, the Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The total number of shares of the Company’s common stock, par value of $0.0001 per share, voted in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting was 93,450,413 representing 86.3% of the 108,282,445 shares outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. All directors were elected by majority vote and all other matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting were approved with the required votes. The matters that were voted upon at the Annual Meeting, and the number of votes cast for or against, as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, as to each such matter are set forth below.
Proposal 1 Election of Directors
The Company’s stockholders elected twelve directors to each serve for a one-year term expiring in 2023. The voting results were as follows:


VOTES FORVOTES AGAINSTABSTENTIONSBROKER NON-VOTES
Bruce D. Beach83,884,488 2,591,942 9,350 6,964,632
Juan Figuereo85,736,822 430,562 318,396 6,964,632
Howard Gould84,961,734 1,514,490 9,556 6,964,632
Marianne Boyd Johnson83,117,424 3,360,576 7,780 6,964,632
Robert Latta85,983,679 492,472 9,629 6,964,632
Adriane McFetridge86,004,003 182,279 299,498 6,964,632
Michael Patriarca85,684,766 676,838 124,175 6,964,632
Patricia L. Arvielo84,718,185 882,127 885,467 6,964,632
Bryan Segedi85,991,118 174,079 320,583 6,964,632
Donald Snyder82,001,476 4,471,657 12,647 6,964,632
Sung Won Sohn, Ph.D.85,838,620 633,172 13,987 6,964,632
Kenneth A. Vecchione85,597,615 874,861 13,304 6,964,632



Proposal 2 Advisory (Non-Binding) Vote on Executive Compensation
The Company’s stockholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, executive compensation. The voting results were as follows:
VOTES FORVOTES AGAINSTABSTENTIONSBROKER NON-VOTES
83,937,9322,424,019123,8296,964,632







Proposal 3 Ratification of Auditor
The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of RSM US LLP as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022. The voting results were as follows:


VOTES FORVOTES AGAINSTABSTENTIONSBROKER NON-VOTES
90,586,9882,814,74448,681