UnitedHealth Group Announces Results of Annual Shareholder Meeting

May 23, 2011

The Board of Directors of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) announced the results of shareholder voting that took place during the Company’s 2011 annual meeting earlier today.

  • By an overwhelming majority, the Company’s shareholders elected for one-year terms all those nominated to the Board of Directors William C. Ballard, Jr., Richard T. Burke, Robert J. Darretta, Stephen J. Hemsley, Michele J. Hooper, Rodger A. Lawson, Douglas W. Leatherdale, Glenn M. Renwick, Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., and Gail R. Wilensky, Ph.D. UnitedHealth Group directors stand for election annually.
  • Shareholders cast advisory votes approving the Company’s executive compensation and recommending that the shareholder “say-on-pay” vote be conducted annually.
  • The UnitedHealth Group 2011 Stock Incentive Plan and an amendment to the UnitedHealth Group 1993 Employee Stock Purchase Plan were both approved.
  • Shareholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP, as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm.

About UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making health care work better. With headquarters in Minnetonka, Minn., UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through two distinct platforms: UnitedHealthcare, which provides health care coverage and benefits services; and Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled health services. Through its businesses, UnitedHealth Group serves more than 75 million people worldwide. Visit About UnitedHealth Group www.unitedhealthgroup.com for more information.  

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