High Liner Foods Announces Voting Results of the May 14, 2019 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

HALIFAX, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - High Liner Foods Incorporated (TSX: HLF) ("High Liner Foods" or "the Company") announced today the results of the voting submitted at the Company's annual general meeting (the "Meeting") of shareholders (the "Shareholders") held yesterday, May 14, 2019.  Full details of these matters are set out in the Management Information Circular (the "Circular") issued in connection with this Meeting, which is available at www.highlinerfoods.com. The vote on each matter was conducted by ballot.

Election of Directors:

Each of the ten nominees set forth in the Circular were elected as a director of the Company to hold office until the next annual meeting or until their respective successors are elected or appointed. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors are set out below.

NOMINEE

FOR

%

WITHHOLD

%

JOAN K. CHOW

16,728,050

99.44%

93,959

0.56%

ROBERT P. DEXTER

16,460,847

97.85%

361,162

2.15%

DAVID J. HENNIGAR

16,542,482

98.34%

279,527

1.66%

JILLIAN C. HENNIGAR

16,593,232

98.64%

228,777

1.36%

RODNEY W. HEPPONSTALL

16,570,904

98.51%

251,105

1.49%

SHELLY L. JAMIESON

16,731,176

99.46%

90,833

0.54%

M. JOLENE MAHODY

16,708,576

99.33%

113,433

0.67%

R. ANDY MILLER

16,706,685

99.31%

115,324

0.69%

ROBERT L. PACE

16,577,252

98.43%

264,757

1.57%

FRANK B.H. VAN SCHAAYK

16,734,638

99.48%

87,371

0.52%

 

Appointment of Auditors

Ernst & Young LLP was appointed as auditors with remuneration to be fixed by the directors. Detailed results are shown below.


FOR

%

WITHHOLD

%

APPOINTMENT OF
AUDITORS

16,504,238

98.11%

317,771

1.89%

 

Advisory Resolution

The advisory resolution to accept the approach to executive compensation as disclosed in the Circular was approved, with the detailed results shown below.


FOR

%

AGAINST

%

ADVISORY RESOLUTION
TO EXECUTIVE
COMPENSATION

16,530,511

98.27%

291,198

1.73%

 

About High Liner Foods Incorporated
High Liner Foods Incorporated is the leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen seafood.  High Liner Foods' retail branded products are sold throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico under the High Liner, Fisher Boy, Mirabel, Sea Cuisine and C. Wirthy & Co. labels, and are available in most grocery and club stores.  The Company also sells branded products to restaurants and institutions under the High Liner, Icelandic Seafood and FPI labels and is a major supplier of private label value-added seafood products to North American food retailers and foodservice distributors.  High Liner Foods is a publicly traded Canadian company, trading under the symbol HLF on the Toronto Stock Exchange.  For further information about the Company, please visit our website at www.highlinerfoods.com or send an e-mail to investor@highlinerfoods.com.

SOURCE High Liner Foods Incorporated

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