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Ecolab Annual Meeting Results Announced

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Ecolab Inc. announced today at its annual meeting of stockholders that
the slate of thirteen director nominees named in the company’s proxy
statement was elected for a one-year term ending at its annual meeting
of stockholders in May 2020.

In other business during today’s meeting, stockholders ratified the
appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Ecolab’s independent
registered public accounting firm for 2019 and approved, on an advisory
basis, the compensation of executives disclosed in the company’s proxy
statement. Also at the meeting, a stockholder proposal requesting an
independent board chair was not approved.

The final vote tabulation on all matters voted upon during today’s
meeting will be reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
on a current report on Form 8-K and such report will be made available
on the company’s website,

About Ecolab
A trusted partner at nearly three million
customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene
and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital
resources. With annual sales of $15 billion and 49,000 associates,
Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and
on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments,
optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for
customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial
markets in more than 170 countries around the world.

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