High Liner Foods Announces Voting Results of the May 12, 2020 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

HALIFAX, May 13, 2020 /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, 2020.  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

18,654,029

99.72%

52,171

0.28%

ROBERT P. DEXTER

18,324,832

97.96%

381,368

2.04%

ANDY J. HENNIGAR

18,636,731

99.63%

69,469

0.37%

DAVID J. HENNIGAR

17,728,369

94.77%

977,831

5.23%

RODNEY W. HEPPONSTALL

18,432,593

98.54%

273,607

1.46%

SHELLY L. JAMIESON

18,636,340

99.63%

69,860

0.37%

M. JOLENE MAHODY

18,584,863

99.35%

121,337

0.65%

R. ANDY MILLER

18,594,708

99.40%

111,492

0.60%

ROBERT L. PACE

18,430,008

98.52%

276,192

1.48%

FRANK B.H. VAN SCHAAYK

18,648,369

99.69%

57,831

0.31%

 

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

18,153,329

96.85%

590,414

3.15%

 

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

17,749,461

94.89%

956,736

5.11%

 

About High Liner Foods Incorporated

High Liner Foods Incorporated is a 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, and Sea Cuisine 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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