Harris Teeter Elects New Board Member

At the recent annual meeting of shareholders for Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc., in Charlotte, N.C., the company’s 10 current directors were re-elected, and Mark S. Ordan was newly elected to serve on the board until the next annual meeting.

Ordan is the CEO of Sunrise Senior Living Inc., a McLean, Va.-based provider of senior living services in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. He has also held senior executive positions at a number of companies in the real estate, foodservice and supermarket industries.

The shareholders also approved the company’s 2013 cash incentive plan, approved an advisory (nonbinding) “Say on Pay” vote okaying the compensation of the company’s named executive officers as described in its proxy statement for the 2013 annual meeting, and ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as Harris Teeter’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending Oct. 1, 2013.

The company said at the Feb. 21 meeting that its board had declared a quarterly dividend in the amount of 15 cents per share, to be paid on April 1 to shareholders of record on March 8, 2013.

Matthews, N.C.-based Harris Teeter operates stores in eight states, primarily in the southeastern and mid-Atlantic regions, and the District of Columbia.

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