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Whirlpool Corporation Posts Annual Stockholders' Meeting Results



       Whirlpool Corporation Posts Annual Stockholders' Meeting Results

PR Newswire

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 16, 2013

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation
(NYSE: WHR) announced today the results of its annual stockholders' meeting,
including the election of directors for the next year.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040202/DETU004LOGO )

Whirlpool stockholders elected 11 individuals to the board of directors.
Samuel R. Allen, Gary T. DiCamillo, Diane M. Dietz, Jeff M. Fettig, Michael F.
Johnston, William T. Kerr, John D. Liu, Harish Manwani, William D. Perez,
Michael A. Todman and Michael D. White were elected to the board for one-year
terms, expiring in 2014.  Allen is chairman and chief executive officer of
Deere & Company; DiCamillo is a partner at Eaglepoint Advisors, LLC; Dietz is
executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Safeway, Inc.; Fettig
is chairman and chief executive officer of Whirlpool Corporation; Johnston is
the former chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Visteon
Corporation; Kerr is the former president and chief executive officer,
Arbitron, Inc.; Liu is the chief executive officer of Essex Equity Management
and managing partner at Richmond Hill Investments; Manwani is chief operating
officer of Unilever; Perez is senior advisor to Greenhill & Co.; Todman is
president of Whirlpool International at Whirlpool Corporation; and, White is
chairman, president and chief executive officer of DIRECTV GROUP, Inc. Two
directors retired from the board effective as of the date of the April 16
annual meeting and did not stand for re-election: Kathleen J. Hempel, former
vice chairman and chief financial officer at Fort Howard Corporation, served
as a director since 1994; and Miles L. Marsh, former chairman of the board and
chief executive officer of Fort James Corporation, served as a director since
1990.   

Stockholders also voted to approve an advisory vote on executive compensation,
to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Whirlpool Corporation's
independent registered public accounting firm for 2013, to approve the
amendment and restatement of the Whirlpool Corporation 2010 Omnibus Stock and
Incentive Plan, and to reject a stockholder proposal to adopt a policy of
shareholder approval of future benefits payable upon the death of a senior
executive. These vote results are preliminary; final results will be reported
on a current report on Form 8-K, which will be filed with the U.S. Securities
and Exchange Commission within four business days.

About Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of
major home appliances, with annual sales of approximately $18 billion in 2012,
68,000 employees, and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers around
the world.  The company markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air,
Amana, Brastemp, Consul, Bauknecht and other major brand names to consumers in
nearly every country around the world.  Additional information about the
company can be found at http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com.

 

SOURCE Whirlpool Corporation

Website: http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com
Contact: Whirlpool Corporation, Media: 269/923-7405, Media@Whirlpool.com or
Financial, Joseph Lovechio, 269/923-2641, Investor_Relations@Whirlpool.com
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