Annual Meeting Materials

2013 Annual Report & 2014 Annual Meeting Materials

The 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held at 10:30 AM Local Time on May 1, 2014 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, 340 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85004.


2013 Annual Report                             2013 Annual Report                           2014 Proxy                


Final Proxy Voting Results May 1, 2014

At the 2014 Annual Meeting, the shareholders elected each of Verizon’s 11 directors to a one-year term and also ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm.

The additional management proposals received the following votes:
•    Advisory Vote to Approval Executive Compensation – 93.99% for; 6.01% against
•    Approval to Implement Proxy Access – 95.20% for; 4.80% against

The proposals submitted by shareholders received the following votes:
•    Network Neutrality – 26.38% for; 73.62% against
•    Lobbying Activities – 26.63% for; 73.37% against
•    Severance Approval – 39.02% for; 60.98% against
•    Shareholder Right to Call a Special Meeting – 49.12% for; 50.88% against
•    Shareholder Action by Written Consent – 42.90% for; 57.10% against

The shareholder proposal relating to proxy voting authority was not presented for shareholder action at the meeting.