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RAI issues results of 2016 shareholders’ meeting; Announces quarterly cash dividend

05/05/2016
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – May 5, 2016 – Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) announced that at the company’s annual meeting today, shareholders re-elected seven directors; approved an amendment to the articles of incorporation to declassify the board of directors; approved an amendment to the articles of incorporation increasing the number of authorized shares of RAI common stock from 1.6 billion to 3.2 billion; approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of named executive officers; ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as RAI’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2016; and defeated two shareholder proposals.