Emera Announces Election of Directors

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--()--Emera (TSX:EMA) announced that all of the nominees listed in the management information circular dated March 17, 2016 were elected as directors of Emera Inc. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on May 17, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, are set out below.

Election of Directors

On a vote by ballot, each of the following 12 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Emera.

Nominee

     

Number of Votes

     

Percentage of

     

Number of Votes

     

Percentage of

 

     

For

     

Votes For

     

Withheld

     

Votes Withheld

Sylvia D. Chrominska       68,994,646       98.97%       718,369       1.03%
Henry E. Demone       69,076,936       99.09%       636,079       0.91%
Allan L. Edgeworth       68,949,353       98.90%       763,662       1.10%
James D. Eisenhauer       69,261,619       99.35%       451,396       0.65%
Christopher G. Huskilson       69,292,345       99.40%       420,670       0.60%
J. Wayne Leonard       66,994,505       96.10%       2,718,510       3.90%
B. Lynn Loewen       69,165,448       99.21%       547,567       0.79%
John T. McLennan       68,965,488       98.93%       747,527       1.07%
Donald A. Pether       69,074,586       99.08%       638,429       0.92%
Andrea S. Rosen       68,915,201       98.86%       797,814       1.14%
Richard P. Sergel       69,398,778       99.55%       314,237       0.45%
M. Jacqueline Sheppard       69,419,153       99.58%       293,862       0.42%
 

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 17, 2016 will be filed on www.sedar.com.

About Emera Inc.

Emera Inc. is a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia with approximately $11.5 billion in assets and 2015 revenues of $2.79 billion. The company invests in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, as well as gas transmission and utility energy services. Emera's strategy is focused on the transformation of the electricity industry to cleaner generation and the delivery of that clean energy to market. Emera has investments throughout northeastern North America, and in four Caribbean countries. Emera continues to target having 75-85% of its adjusted earnings come from rate-regulated businesses. Emera’s common and preferred shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade respectively under the symbol EMA, EMA.PR.A, EMA.PR.B, EMA.PR.C, EMA.PR.E, and EMA.PR.F and instalment receipts are listed and trade under the symbol EMA.IR. Depositary receipts representing common shares of Emera are listed on the Barbados Stock Exchange under the symbol EMABDR. Additional Information can be accessed at www.emera.com or at www.sedar.com.

Contacts

Emera Inc.
Scott LaFleur, 902-428-6375
Manager, Investor Relations

Contacts

Emera Inc.
Scott LaFleur, 902-428-6375
Manager, Investor Relations