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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 28, 2020
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
MSCI Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders on April 28, 2020 (the “Annual Meeting”) as a virtual meeting. The issued and outstanding shares of the Company’s common stock, $0.01 par value per share, entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting consisted of 85,014,750 shares, each share being entitled to one vote. The following is a summary of the voting results for each matter presented to the stockholders:
Proposal 1 - Election of members of the Company’s Board of Directors
Henry A. Fernandez
Robert G. Ashe
Benjamin F. duPont
Catherine R. Kinney
Jacques P. Perold
Sandy C. Rattray
Linda H. Riefler
Marcus L. Smith
With respect to the foregoing Proposal 1, each director was elected and received the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast “for” or “against” him or her at the Annual Meeting.
Proposal 2 – Approval, by non-binding vote, of the Company’s executive compensation.
The foregoing Proposal 2 was approved.
Proposal 3 – Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for fiscal year 2020.
The foregoing Proposal 3 was ratified.
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.
Date: April 29, 2020
/s/ Henry A. Fernandez
Henry A. Fernandez
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer