CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 13, 2015--
Bank of America Corporation today announced that it will hold a special
meeting of shareholders on September 22 to vote on a proposal to ratify
the board of directors’ October 2014 amendments to the company’s bylaws.
Those amendments authorized the board to determine its leadership
structure, including appointing an independent chairman, or appointing a
lead independent director when the chairman is not an independent
The board previously informed stockholders that such a vote would be
held no later than the company’s 2016 annual meeting of stockholders.
Shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 10, 2015
will be entitled to vote at the special meeting, which will be held in
the 1 Bank of America Center Auditorium in Charlotte, N.C. beginning at
10 a.m. ET. In addition to voting at the meeting, stockholders may
submit a proxy by the Internet, telephone or mail. Details are included
in materials filed today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission and available on Bank of America’s website, http://investor.bankofamerica.com,
and will be provided directly to eligible shareholders.
“The board is calling this special meeting to follow through promptly on
our commitment to stockholders regarding this vote, and we encourage
their participation,” said Lead Independent Director Jack Bovender.
Bank of America
Bank of America is one of the world's leading
financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and
middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of
banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk
management products and services. The company provides unmatched
convenience in the United States, serving approximately 48 million
consumer and small business relationships with approximately 4,800
retail financial centers, approximately 16,000 ATMs, and award-winning
online banking with 31 million active users and approximately 18 million
mobile users. Bank of America is among the world's leading wealth
management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment
banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving
corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the
world. Bank of America offers industry-leading support to approximately
3 million small business owners through a suite of innovative,
easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients
through operations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S.
Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and more than 35 countries. Bank of America
Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Investors May Contact:
Lee McEntire, Bank of America, 1.980.388.6780
Lawrence Grayson, Bank of America, 1.864.370.6709