SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
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|Item 5.07||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.|
The 2021 annual meeting of the stockholders of the Company was held on April 28, 2021. At the meeting, the holders of 104,292,958 shares of common stock, which represents approximately 89.4% percent of the 116,599,284 outstanding shares entitled to vote as of the March 1, 2021 record date, were represented in person or by proxy. Detailed voting results are set forth below.
Item 1 – Election of the Nine Director Nominees Named Below. The stockholders elected each director nominee for a term of one year to expire at the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders or until their successors are elected and qualified. The voting results were as follows:
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|James M. Cracchiolo||85,191,375||9,499,953||205,511||9,396,119|
|Dianne Neal Blixt||91,906,700||2,862,802||127,337||9,396,119|
|Lon R. Greenberg||93,688,359||1,054,819||153,661||9,396,119|
|Robert F. Sharpe, Jr.||67,449,625||27,222,308||224,906||9,396,119|
|Brian T. Shea||94,251,924||490,321||154,594||9,396,119|
|W. Edward Walter III||90,995,870||3,642,256||258,713||9,396,119|
|Christopher J. Williams||94,112,337||526,136||258,366||9,396,119|
Item 2 – Nonbinding Advisory Vote to Approve the Compensation of Named Executive Officers. The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of its named executive officers.
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Item 3 – Ratification of Audit Committee’s Selection of the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2021. The stockholders ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2021.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
|AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL, INC.|
|Date: April 30, 2021||By||/s/ Wendy B. Mahling|
|Wendy B. Mahling|
|Senior Vice President — Corporate Secretary & Securities and Corporate Law|