High Liner Foods Announces Voting Results of the May 12, 2015 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

HALIFAX, May 13, 2015 /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 12, 2015.

Election of Directors:

On a vote by ballot, each of the twelve nominees set forth in the Company's 2015 Management Information Circular (the "Circular") was elected as a director of the Company. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors are set out below.

NOMINEE

FOR

%

WITHHOLD

%

ALAN BELL

23,390,018

99.96%

10,418

0.04%

DEREK H.L. BUNTAIN

22,869,997

97.73%

530,439

2.27%

JAMES G. COVELLUZZI

18,707,562

79.95%

4,692,874

20.05%

HENRY E. DEMONE

23,141,894

98.90%

258,542

1.10%

ROBERT P. DEXTER

22,754,751

97.24%

645,685

2.76%

ANDREW HENNIGAR

23,251,018

99.36%

149,418

0.64%

DAVID J. HENNIGAR

18,900,447

80.77%

4,499,989

19.23%

SHELLY L. JAMIESON

23,353,132

99.80%

47,304

0.20%

M. JOLENE MAHODY

22,849,596

97.65%

550,840

2.35%

R. ANDY MILLER

22,982,096

98.21%

418,340

1.79%

ROBERT L. PACE

22,853,650

97.66%

546,786

2.34%

FRANK B.H. VAN SCHAAYK

23,255,472

99.38%

144,964

0.62%

In addition, following the Meeting, the Board of Directors appointed Keith Decker, President & CEO of the Company, to the Board of High Liner Foods.

Appointment of Auditors

On a vote by ballot, Ernst & Young LLP was appointed as auditors for 2015 with remuneration to be fixed by the directors. Detailed results are shown below.


FOR

%

AGAINST

%

APPOINTMENT OF AUDITORS

22,062,774

94.28%

1,337,902

5.72%

Advisory Resolution

On a vote by ballot, 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

21,332,295

91.16%

2,068,381

8.84%

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 effective October 7, 2014, C. Wirthy 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, FPI, Viking, Mirabel, Samband of Iceland and American Pride Seafood 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

Back