NEW YORK, May 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shareholders elected all nominated directors at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders for The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ). Board members Steven D. Black, Börje E. Ekholm, Robert Greifeld, Glenn H. Hutchins, Essa Kazim, John D. Markese, Ellyn A. McColgan, Thomas F. O'Neill, James S. Riepe, Michael R. Splinter, and Lars R. Wedenborn were elected to their positions. All will serve one-year terms. NASDAQ OMX shareholders also approved the following proposals:
- Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as NASDAQ OMX's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013;
- The company's executive compensation on an advisory basis;
- An amendment of NASDAQ OMX's Restated Certificate of Incorporation to remove and replace the supermajority voting requirements; and
- An amendment and restatement of NASDAQ OMX's Restated Certificate of Incorporation to make other non-substantive changes.
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