Whirlpool Corporation's (Benton Harbor, MI, U.S.) board of directors declared during its April 20, 2004 shareholders meeting, which was held in Chicago, IL, U.S., that the company's common stock achieved a quarterly dividend of $0.43 per share. The dividend is payable June 15, 2004, to holders of common stock at the close of business on May 20, 2004.
Also at Whirlpool's annual meeting of shareholders, four individuals were re-elected to the board. Allan D. Gilmour, Michael F. Johnston, Janice D. Stoney, and David R. Whitwam were returned to the board for 3-year terms, expiring in 2007. Mr. Gilmour is vice chairman of Ford Motor Company; Mr. Johnston is president and CEO of Visteon; Ms. Stoney is a former executive vice president of U.S. West Communications Group, Inc., and Mr. Whitwam is the chairman of the board and CEO of Whirlpool.
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