Navigation Links
Hospira Highlights Progress in 2010 at Its 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Date:5/10/2011

LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, today held its 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Washington, D.C. The agenda included votes on seven items as well as an update on the company's progress in 2010 and its position going forward.

"2010 was a year marked with milestone achievements, but also scattered challenges," said F. Michael Ball, chief executive officer. "Through a keen focus on staying the course, we transformed obstacles into opportunities. In 2011, we continue to deliver on our strategy, remaining focused on propelling Hospira towards a future of sustainable top-ranking performance and increased value for our shareholders."

During the annual meeting, shareholders:

  • elected the following directors: Irving W. Bailey, II; F. Michael Ball; and Jacque J. Sokolov, M.D.; all Class I directors whose terms expire in 2014;
  • approved three amendments to Hospira's restated certificate of incorporation;
  • approved, by means of a shareholder advisory vote, the compensation of Hospira's named executive officers ("say on pay") as disclosed in the 2011 proxy statement;
  • determined, by means of a shareholder advisory vote, that the "say-on-pay" vote will occur every year; and
  • ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Hospira's auditors for 2011.

A full description of the above matters is included in Hospira's proxy statement related to the meeting. The proxy statement is available on Hospira's website at www.hospirainvestor.com, as are Mr. Ball's remarks.

About Hospira

Hospira, Inc. is a global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company dedicated to Advancing Wellness™. As the world leader in specialty generic injectable pharmaceuticals, Hospira offers one of the broadest portfolios of generic acute-care and oncology injectables, as well as integrated infusion therapy and medication management solutions. Through its products, Hospira helps improve the safety, cost and productivity of patient care. The company is headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., and has approximately 14,000 employees. Learn more at www.hospira.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Hospira, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Hospira Reports First-Quarter 2011 Results
2. Hospira Board Authorizes $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program
3. Hospira to Present at Bank of America / Merrill Lynch 2011 Health Care Conference May 11, 2011
4. Hospira Reinforces Importance of Clinical Surveillance Technology in Line With World Health Day Focus on Antimicrobial Resistance
5. Hospira to Host Conference Call for First-Quarter 2011 Results
6. Hospira Submits 510(k) Application to FDA for Symbiq™ Infusion System Modifications
7. Hospira Launches Enhanced TheraDoc™ Clinical Surveillance System to Support Patient Safety and Help Improve Care
8. Hologic, Hospira, Boston Scientific, Allergan to Participate in Leading Medical Device Manufacturing Symposium
9. Hospira Announces U.S. Approval of Generic Docetaxel
10. Hospira Board Names F. Michael Ball New CEO; Christopher B. Begley to Assume Executive Chairman Role
11. Hospira MedNet™ Portal Safety Software Benchmarking System Debuts at HIMSS
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Bracket , a leading clinical trial ... clinical outcomes platform, Bracket eCOA (SM) 6.0, at the ... – 30, 2016 in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania.  ... Assessment product of its kind to fully integrate with RTSM, ... eCOA 6.0 is a flexible platform for electronic clinical outcomes ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Revolutionary ... Oticon , industry leaders in advanced audiology ... of Oticon Opn ™, the world,s first internet ... possibilities for IoT devices.      (Photo: ... introduces a number of ,world firsts,: , ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Tenn. , June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... automating, integrating and transforming the patient payment ... of several innovative new products and services ... of its revenue cycle offerings. These award-winning ... more efficient workflows, remain compliant in an ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son ... lash out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t ... would use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for a Fair Minimum ... by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same rate as the ... wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. , The company ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Strategic Capital Partners, LLC ... by obtaining investment capital for emerging technology companies. SCP has delivered investment ... resulted in more than a million dollars of capital investment for five companies. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Finally, a bruise cream that really works. Originally designed to reduce ... post-surgical treatment plans of a variety of other procedures including, but not limited to, ... bruising and causes a rapid resolution of bruising and inflammatory changes compared to no ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Dr. Seema Daulat, a native Texan and University of Texas ... as of July 13, 2016. , Dr. Daulat earned her Doctorate of Medicine (MD) ... volunteered at the Agape Clinic serving Dallas’ underprivileged community. , Following medical school, Dr. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):