EDMONTON, Alberta & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stantec Inc. (“Stantec” or the “Company”) held its annual general meeting of shareholders in Edmonton on May 10, 2019. A total of approximately 87,756,453 shares (approximately 78.47% of outstanding common shares) were represented in person or by proxy.
The complete voting results from the meeting are as follows:
1. Election of Directors
Each of the nine nominees listed in the Management Information Circular was elected as a director of Stantec.
|Nominee||Votes For||% For||Votes Withheld||% Withheld|
|Douglas K. Ammerman||83,365,769||95.88||3,584,095||4.12|
|Richard C. Bradeen||86,505,662||99.49||444,202||0.51|
|Shelley A. M. Brown||86,683,024||99.69||266,840||0.31|
|Delores M. Etter||86,343,165||99.30||606,699||0.70|
|Robert J. Gomes||86,604,425||99.60||345,439||0.40|
|Susan E. Hartman||82,941,769||95.39||4,008,095||4.61|
|Gordon A. Johnston||86,662,025||99.67||287,839||0.33|
|Donald J. Lowry||85,707,441||98.57||1,242,423||1.43|
2. Appointment of Auditors named in the Management Proxy Circular
Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, were reappointed as auditors of Stantec until the close of the next annual general meeting of shareholders, and the directors were authorized to fix the remuneration of the auditors.
|Votes For||% For||Votes Withheld||% Withheld|
3. Non-binding Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
Shareholders accepted the Company’s approach to executive compensation disclosed in the Management Information Circular delivered in connection with the meeting.
|Votes For||% For||Votes Against||
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