DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--General Donald “Don” G. Cook (“General Cook”), a nominee for election as Trustee of Texas Pacific Land Trust (NYSE: TPL) (the “Trust”), has penned a letter to shareholders to offer his personal perspectives on his candidacy for the vacant Trustee seat. The text of the letter is included below. The Trust also announced that General Cook will host a video Q&A available on Thursday, April 25, during which he will respond to questions submitted by shareholders and provide his personal perspectives on the issues.
“TPL shareholders deserve to hear directly from me, and I look forward to answering their questions and addressing what is at stake during this important election,” said General Cook. “While serving on the boards of numerous large public and private companies over the years, one critical lesson I learned is that, at the helm of any successful company, you will find directors who are knowledgeable, professional, experienced in governance and committed to carefully evaluating a company’s growth strategy.”
Shareholders can view the video Q&A on Thursday, April 25 by visiting www.TrustTPL.com at 11:00 a.m. CT. A replay will be available beginning on Friday, April 26 on the website for those who are not able to tune in on Thursday. Shareholders who desire more information about General Cook’s background and his vision for TPL are encouraged to submit questions via email at AskGeneralCook@tpltrust.com by Wednesday, April 24 at 5:00 p.m. CT and to visit www.TrustTPL.com.
The Trust and General Cook urge all shareholders who want to continue the Trust’s trajectory of delivering tremendous shareholder value to vote FOR General Cook by using the BLUE proxy card.
The Trust also announced that its financial results for the first quarter of 2019 will be released at 3:30 pm Central Daylight Time on April 25, 2019, and will be available at the Trust’s website, www.TrustTPL.com.
The letter from General Cook follows.