Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) has announced preliminary results of the shareholder vote at its annual shareholder meeting held today in Dallas. At the meeting, the company's common stock holders elected 12 nominees to the board of directors and approved the four other proposals put forth by the company.

The common stock holders voted to elect all of the board's nominees for director:
  • Trevor Fetter, chairman and chief executive officer, Tenet Healthcare Corporation
  • Brenda Gaines, retired president and chief executive officer, Diners Club of America
  • Karen Garrison, retired president, Pitney Bowes Business Services
  • Edward Kangas, retired chairman and chief executive officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
  • J. Robert Kerrey, managing director, Allen & Company; executive chairman of the Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship; and former United States Senator
  • Freda C. Lewis-Hall, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, Pfizer, Inc.
  • Richard R. Pettingill, retired president and chief executive officer, Allina Hospitals and Clinics
  • Matt Ripperger, partner, Glenview Capital Management
  • Ronald R. Rittenmeyer, chairman and chief executive officer, Millennium Health; and former chairman, president and chief executive officer, Electronic Data Systems Corporation
  • Tammy Romo, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Southwest Airlines Co.
  • Randy Simpson, partner, Glenview Capital Management
  • James A. Unruh, principal, Alerion Capital Group LLC; and former chairman, president and chief executive officer, Unisys Corporation

Each director was elected individually to serve a one-year term concluding at the company's 2017 annual shareholder meeting. Following the annual meeting, the Tenet board of directors voted to reappoint Trevor Fetter as chairman and Ed Kangas as lead independent director.

Additionally, the company's common stock holders voted to approve the advisory resolution on the compensation of the company's Named Executive Officers, to approve the company's amended and restated stock incentive plan, to approve the company's amended and restated employee stock purchase plan, and to ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company's independent registered public accountants for the year ending December 31, 2016. The voting support in favor of the election of each individual director exceeded 96% of the votes cast. Each other proposal was supported by approximately 90% or more of the votes cast.

The final voting results will be disclosed in a Form 8-K to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

About Tenet Healthcare

Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 130,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International (USPI), the company operates 79 general acute care hospitals, 20 short-stay surgical hospitals and over 470 outpatient centers in the United States, as well as nine facilities in the United Kingdom. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans. For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com .

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