Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

May 3, 2016

(Date of report; date of earliest event reported)

Commission file number: 1-3754




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   38-0572512
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

200 Renaissance Center

P.O. Box 200 Detroit, Michigan


(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

(866) 710-4623

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 3, 2016, Ally Financial Inc. held its annual meeting of stockholders. The results of voting related to matters brought before stockholders are shown below.

Proposal 1 – Election of Directors


     For      Against      Abstain      Broker

Franklin W. Hobbs

     362,716,090         24,136,586         6,137,082         26,403,760   

Robert T. Blakely

     279,637,190         107,212,668         6,139,900         26,403,760   

Maureen A. Breakiron-Evans

     290,794,601         96,048,663         6,146,494         26,403,760   

Mayree C. Clark

     268,163,705         118,684,051         6,142,002         26,403,760   

Stephen A. Feinberg

     381,496,749         5,353,046         6,139,963         26,403,760   

Kim S. Fennebresque

     381,928,429         4,919,114         6,142,215         26,403,760   

Marjorie Magner

     385,346,309         1,504,407         6,139,042         26,403,760   

John J. Stack

     290,701,506         96,143,316         6,144,936         26,403,760   

Michael F. Steib

     386,328,834         515,164         6,145,760         26,403,760   

Kenneth J. Bacon

     383,702,481         3,141,963         6,145,314         26,403,760   

Jeffrey J. Brown

     362,761,206         24,090,799         6,137,753         26,403,760   

Proposal 2 – Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation


     For      Against      Abstain      Broker

Regarding an advisory vote to approve executive compensation, stockholders approved by vote the compensation of the Company’s executive officers as shown.

     373,021,397         7,824,910         12,143,451         26,403,760   

Proposal 3 – Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm


     For      Against      Abstain  

The earlier appointment by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2016 was approved by the vote of stockholders as shown.

     415,333,288         1,607,429         2,452,801   


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.



Ally Financial Inc.


Date: May 3, 2016     By:  

/s/ David J. DeBrunner

    Name:   David J. DeBrunner
    Title:   Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller