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Zoetis Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders

SHORT HILLS, N.J., May 12, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Speaking to shareholders at the Zoetis Inc. ZTS, +0.54% annual meeting today in Short Hills, N.J., Chief Executive Officer Juan Ramón Alaix highlighted the company’s 2015 performance and strategies for future growth as the global market leader in animal health.

“In our third year as a public company, we have generated steady financial results, met our business goals and created shareholder value,” said Alaix. “This year, we are focused on several priorities, including enhancing our customers’ experience, ensuring the successful launch of new products, and advancing our R&D and business development programs to drive growth. By doing all of this, I am certain we are positioning ourselves for continued success and shareholder value creation.”

Zoetis Chairman Michael McCallister presided over the business portion of the meeting and shareholder voting. Preliminary results of shareholder voting from the meeting are as follows:

  • Juan Ramón Alaix, Paul M. Bisaro, Frank A. D’Amelio and Michael B. McCallister have been elected as directors for three-year terms.
  • Shareholders voted to approve the compensation of the company’s named executive officers.
  • Shareholders ratified and approved the selection of KPMG LLP as the company’s independent registered public...