EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 10, 2013) - Stantec (STN.TO) (STN) held its annual meeting of shareholders in Edmonton on May 9, 2013. A total of approximately 31,730,665 shares (approximately 68.83% 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 Proxy Circular was elected as a Director of Stantec.
|Nominee||Votes For||% For||Votes Withheld||% Withheld|
|Douglas K. Ammerman||31,059,067||99.73||83,847||0.27|
|David L. Emerson, PC||19,571,992||62.85||11,570,922||37.15|
|Delores M. Etter||30,368,846||97.51||774,068||2.49|
|Anthony P. Franceschini||18,459,282||59.27||12,683,632||40.73|
|Robert J. Gomes||31,136,363||99.98||6,551||0.02|
|Susan E. Hartman||30,199,783||96.97||943,131||3.03|
|Aram H. Keith||30,879,963||99.16||262,951||0.84|
|Donald J. Lowry||31,083,490||99.81||59,424||0.19|
|Ivor M. Ruste||30,196,970||96.96||945,941||3.04|
2. Appointment of Auditors named in the Management Proxy Circular
Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Accountants, were appointed as auditors of Stantec until the close of the next annual general shareholders' meeting 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
The shareholders accepted the approach to executive compensation disclosed in the Management Information Circular delivered in advance of the 2013 annual meeting of shareholders.
|Votes For||% For||Votes Against||% Against||Votes Withheld||% Withheld|
Stantec provides professional consulting services in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics for infrastructure and facilities projects. We support public and private sector clients in a diverse range of markets at every stage, from the initial conceptualization and financial feasibility study to project completion and beyond. Our services are provided on projects around the world through approximately 12,000 employees operating out of more than 200 locations in North America and 4 locations internationally. Stantec trades on the TSX and on the NYSE under the symbol STN. Stantec is One Team providing Integrated Solutions.
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