Intercontinental Exchange picks Ernst & Young as audit firm


Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE has picked Ernst & Young LLP as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm.

The company said the decision was reached at its Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was held Friday, May 19 in Atlanta.

The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP was ratified by 98.90% of votes cast.

Each of the eleven director nominees received a majority of votes cast “for” their election. Each director was elected to a one-year term.

Stockholders approved an advisory executive compensation vote, with 96.68% of votes cast voting “for” the proposal.

Stockholders approved “annually” as the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation with 91.32% of votes cast voting for an annual vote.

Stockholders approved the Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. 2017 Omnibus Employee Incentive Plan with 96.53% of votes cast voting “for” the proposal.

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