BHF Brighthouse Financial
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be Held on May 23, 2018.
Meeting Type: Annual Meeting
|For holders as of: March 26, 2018|
|Date: May 23, 2018 Time: 8:30 AM EDT|
The Ballantyne Hotel
10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway
Charlotte, North Carolina 28277
BRIGHTHOUSE FINANCIAL, INC.
11225 N COMMUNITY HOUSE RD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28277
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The Board of Directors recommends a voteFOR all
the Director nominees listed,FOR Proposals 2, 3, 5,
6 and 7, and for1 YEAR in Proposal 4.
1. Election of three Class I Directors for a two-year term ending at the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
5. Approval of the Brighthouse Financial, Inc. 2017 Stock and Incentive Compensation Plan
6. Approval of the Brighthouse Financial, Inc. 2017 Non-Management Director Stock Compensation Plan
7. Approval of the Material Terms of the Performance Goals under the Brighthouse Services, LLC Temporary Incentive Deferred Compensation Plan
NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.
1a. John D. McCallion
1b. Diane E. Offereins
1c. Patrick J. Shouvlin
2. Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Brighthouse’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2018
3. Advisory vote to Approve the Compensation Paid to Brighthouse’s Named Executive Officers
4. Advisory vote on the Frequency of Future Advisory Votes to Approve the Compensation Paid to Brighthouse’s Named Executive Officers