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Form 8-K for COLGATE PALMOLIVE CO


14-May-2014

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


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

(a) The Company's Annual Meeting was held on May 9, 2014. The matters voted on and the results of the vote were as follows.

(b) The Company's stockholders voted on the matters set forth below.

1. Nikesh Arora, John T. Cahill, Ian Cook, Helene D. Gayle, Ellen M. Hancock, Joseph Jimenez, Richard J. Kogan, Delano E. Lewis, J. Pedro Reinhard and Stephen I. Sadove were elected directors of the Company. The results of the vote were as follows:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes

Nikesh Arora      664,933,325   5,385,158    2,491,743    107,685,374
John T. Cahill    663,448,100   6,305,765    3,056,361    107,685,374
Ian Cook          649,281,269  18,859,913    4,669,044    107,685,374
Helene D. Gayle   664,058,377   6,492,950    2,258,899    107,685,374
Ellen M. Hancock  654,703,845  15,036,932    3,069,449    107,685,374
Joseph Jimenez    666,831,274   3,670,041    2,308,911    107,685,374
Richard J. Kogan  653,056,393  16,538,538    3,215,295    107,685,374
Delano E. Lewis   652,790,815  16,677,527    3,341,884    107,685,374

J. Pedro Reinhard 663,031,987 7,429,375 2,348,864 107,685,374 Stephen I. Sadove 660,184,694 10,248,815 2,376,717 107,685,374

2. The selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2014 was ratified. The results of the vote were as follows:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 770,901,727 6,974,260 2,619,613 0

3. An advisory vote on the Company's executive compensation was approved. The results of the vote were as follows:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 645,758,142 22,719,611 4,332,473 107,685,374

4. A stockholder proposal regarding an executive stock retention requirement was not approved. The results of the vote were as follows:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 183,465,540 480,436,498 8,908,188 107,685,374

For information regarding the vote required for the approval of the matters voted on at the Annual Meeting, please see the Company's 2014 Proxy Statement.

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