JACKSON, Mich., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS Energy Corporation shareholders elected 11 members to the Board of Directors at the company's annual shareholder meeting today.
Board members elected are: John G. Russell, president and chief executive officer of CMS Energy, as well as the following independent directors: David W. Joos, non-executive chairman; Jon E. Barfield; Kurt L. Darrow; Stephen E. Ewing; Richard M. Gabrys; William D. Harvey; Philip R. Lochner, Jr.; Kenneth L. Way; Laura H. Wright; and John B. Yasinsky. The CMS Energy board members also were elected to the Consumers Energy Company Board of Directors.
Shareholders also approved a proposal ratifying PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2014. In addition, shareholders approved the company's executive compensation program on an advisory basis, a performance incentive stock plan, and performance measures in the executive compensation program.
CMS Energy (CMS) is a Michigan-based company that has an electric and natural gas utility, Consumers Energy, as its primary business and also owns and operates independent power generation businesses.
For more information on CMS Energy, please visit our web site at: www.cmsenergy.com
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