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BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

May 8, 2014



Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On May 6, 2014, Baxter International Inc. held its annual meeting of shareholders. Of the 540,935,926 shares outstanding and entitled to vote, 447,832,021 shares were represented at the meeting, constituting a quorum of 82.78%. The following is a summary of the matters voted on at the meeting.

(a) The four nominees for director were elected to serve three-year terms ending in 2017, as follows: Nominee For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes Wayne T. Hockmeyer 384,715,582 (98.16%) 5,104,039 2,105,432 55,906,968 Robert L. Parkinson, Jr. 374,649,384 (95.59%) 13,990,008 3,285,661 55,906,968 John D. Forsyth 372,104,032 (94.94%) 17,710,970 2,110,051 55,906,968 Gail D. Fosler 385,388,714 (98.33%) 4,421,388 2,114,951 55,906,968 (b) The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2014 was ratified by the following vote: For Against Abstain 442,532,931 (98.81%) 3,180,177 2,118,913 (c) By the following vote, shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the 2013 compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers: For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 365,609,247 (93.28%) 22,084,487 4,231,319 55,906,968 (d) By the following vote, shareholders did not approve the shareholder proposal relating to a shareholder right to act by written consent: For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 164,807,272 (42.05%) 224,018,925 3,098,856 55,906,968 (e) By the following vote, shareholders did not approve the shareholder proposal relating to executive stock retention: For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 110,426,390 (28.17%) 277,056,325 4,442,338 55,906,968



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