Emera Announces Election of Directors

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--()--Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) announced that at its annual meeting of shareholders held on May 12, 2017, on a vote by ballot, all of the 12 nominees proposed as Directors and listed in its Management Information Circular dated March 8, 2017 were elected as Directors. The detailed results of the vote for the election of Directors are set out below.

Nominee   Votes For   Votes Withheld
  Number   Percent Number   Percent
Sylvia D. Chrominska 95,081,870 99.70 283,503 0.30
Henry E. Demone 94,615,024 99.21 750,349 0.79
Allan L. Edgeworth 94,323,936 98.91 1,041,437 1.09
James D. Eisenhauer 95,048,172 99.67 317,201 0.33
Christopher G. Huskilson 94,656,407 99.26 708,966 0.74
B. Lynn Loewen 95,158,887 99.78 206,486 0.22
John T. McLennan 94,367,217 98.95 998,156 1.05
Donald A. Pether 95,109,291 99.73 256,082 0.27
John B. Ramil 93,071,933 97.60 2,293,440 2.40
Andrea S. Rosen 94,282,346 98.86 1,083,027 1.14
Richard P. Sergel 95,063,959 99.68 301,414 0.32
M. Jacqueline Sheppard 95,173,219 99.80 192,154 0.20

Final voting results of all matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 12, 2017 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 $29 billion in assets and 2016 revenues of more than $4 billion. The company invests in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, gas transmission and distribution, and utility energy services with a strategic focus on transformation from high carbon to low carbon energy sources. Emera has investments throughout 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. Depositary receipts representing common shares of Emera are listed on the Barbados Stock Exchange under the symbol EMABDR. Additional Information can be accessed at http://www.emera.com or at www.sedar.com

Contacts

Emera Inc.
Mark M. Kane, 813-228-1772
Vice President Investor Relations
Mark.Kane@emera.com

Contacts

Emera Inc.
Mark M. Kane, 813-228-1772
Vice President Investor Relations
Mark.Kane@emera.com