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Hospira Convenes Its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Hospira Convenes Its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

12:55 EDT Wednesday, May 08, 2013

LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, today held its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Washington, D.C.

The agenda included votes on four items. During the annual meeting, shareholders:

  • elected the following directors, whose terms expire in 2014: Connie R. Curran, RN, Ed.D; William G. Dempsey; Dennis M. Fenton; Heino von Prondzynski; and Mark F. Wheeler, M.D., M.P.H.;
  • approved, by means of a shareholder advisory vote, the compensation of Hospira's named executive officers ("say on pay") as disclosed in the company's 2013 proxy statement;
  • ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Hospira's auditors for 2013; and
  • rejected a shareholder proposal on the right to act by written consent.

A full description of the above matters is included in Hospira's proxy statement related to the meeting. The proxy statement and annual report are available on Hospira's website at

About HospiraHospira, Inc. is the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies. Through its broad, integrated portfolio, Hospira is uniquely positioned to Advance Wellness? by improving patient and caregiver safety while reducing healthcare costs. The company is headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., and has approximately 16,000 employees. Learn more at

SOURCE Hospira, Inc.

For further information: Media, Stacey Eisen, +1-224-212-2276, or Financial Community, Karen King, +1-224-212-2711, or Ruth Venning, +1-224-212-2774

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