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Voting Results from Ford Motor Company's 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Voting Results from Ford Motor Company's 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

10:37 EDT Thursday, May 09, 2013

WILMINGTON, Del., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A total of 69 people attended the annual meeting of shareholders in Wilmington, Del. today.

Voting results indicate that a total of 3,162,247,188 shares of common stock and 70,852,076 shares of Class B stock with a total aggregate of 5,734,531,807 votes were represented in person or by proxy at the annual meeting. These shares represent 89.17 percent of all the votes that could have been cast.

Proposal 1. Election of directors

Directors elected:

Stephen G. ButlerKimberly A. CasianoAnthony F. Earley Jr.Edsel B. Ford IIWilliam Clay Ford Jr.

 

Richard A. Gephardt

James H. Hance Jr. William W. Helman IVJon M. Huntsman Jr.

Richard A. Manoogian

Ellen R. Marram Alan MulallyHomer A. Neal

Gerald L. Shaheen       

John L. Thornton

Proposal 2. Proposal to ratify the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm was approved.

Total votes cast:     

5,711,399,902

For:         

98.9%  percent

Against:       

1.1%  percent

Abstain:       

0.4%  percent

Proposal 3. Nonbinding shareholder advisory vote to approve the compensation of the named executives was approved.

Total votes cast:     

4,505,741,486

For:           

93.1%  percent

Against:      

6.9%  percent

Abstain:      

0.6%  percent

Proposal 4. Proposal relating to re-approval of the terms of the company's annual incentive compensation plan was approved.

Total votes cast:    

4,498,380,585

For:            

90.2%  percent

Against:      

9.8%  percent

Abstain:      

0.7%  percent

Proposal 5. Proposal relating to the re-approval of the terms of the company's 2008 long-term incentive plan was approved.

Total votes cast:    

4,496,023,884

For:            

80.0%  percent

Against:      

20.0%  percent

Abstain:      

0.8%  percent

Proposal 6. Proposal relating to the approval of the company's tax preservation plan was approved.

Total votes cast:    

4,510,280,526

For:             

95.0%  percent

Against:      

5.0%  percent

Abstain:      

0.5%  percent

Proposal 7. Shareholder proposal relating to consideration of a recapitalization plan to provide that all of the company's outstanding stock have one vote per share was rejected.

Total votes cast:      

4,508,110,660

For:            

33.4%  percent

Against:       

66.6%  percent

Abstain:        

0.5%  percent

Proposal 8. Shareholder proposal relating to allowing holders of 10 percent of outstanding common stock the power to call special shareholder meetings was rejected.

Total votes cast:     

4,507,070,480

For:              

19.4%  percent

Against:     

80.6%  percent

Abstain:      

0.5%  percent

About Ford Motor CompanyFord Motor Company (NYSE: F), a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 175,000 employees and 65 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit http://corporate.ford.com.

SOURCE Ford Motor Company

For further information: Media: Jay Cooney, 313.319.5477, jcoone17@ford.com; or Equity Investment Community: Larry Heck, 313.594.0613, fordir@ford.com; or Fixed Income Investment Community: Molly Tripp, 313.322.3577, fixedinc@ford.com; or Shareholder Inquiries: 800.555.5259 or 313.845.8540, stockinf@ford.com

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