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Resolute Stockholders Vote in Favor of Each Proposal at Annual Meeting

PR Newswire - PRF - Tue May 12, 11:38AM CDT
  

MONTREAL , May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) (TSX:RFP.TO) today held its virtual annual meeting of stockholders. A total of 76,780,845 common shares, or 87.89% of the outstanding shares, were voted at the meeting. Shareholders voted in favor of each proposal, including the re-election of seven director nominees, by a 97.80% majority:






NOMINEE

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAIN

NON-VOTES

# of shares

%

# of shares

%

# of shares

Randall C. Benson

70,113,685

98.1

1,318,929

1.8

35,410

5,312,821

Suzanne Blanchet

70,513,477

98.6

936,628

1.3

17,919

5,312,821

Jennifer C. Dolan

70,397,305

98.5

1,050,752

1.4

19,967

5,312,821

Yves Laflamme

70,528,217

98.7

924,054

1.3

15,753

5,312,821

Bradley P. Martin

70,153,732

98.2

1,280,482

1.8

33,810

5,312,821

Alain Rhéaume

69,915,929

97.8

1,528,201

2.1

23,894

5,312,821

Michael S. Rousseau

70,141,677

98.1

1,305,731

1.8

20,616

5,312,821

The other proposals on which stockholders voted favorably included:

  • The ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for the 2020 fiscal year.
  • An advisory vote to approve compensation of the company's named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement.
  • A vote to approve the company's 2019 Equity Incentive Plan First Amendment, as disclosed in the proxy statement.

About Resolute Forest Products

Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including market pulp, tissue, wood products, newsprint and specialty papers, which are marketed in close to 70 countries. The company owns or operates some 40 facilities, as well as power generation assets, in the United States and Canada . Resolute has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to internationally recognized sustainable forest management standards. The shares of Resolute Forest Products trade under the stock symbol RFP on both the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Resolute has received regional, North American and global recognition for its leadership in corporate social responsibility and sustainable development, as well as for its business practices. Visit www.resolutefp.com for more information.

Cision View original content: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/resolute-stockholders-vote-in-favor-of-each-proposal-at-annual-meeting-301057865.html

SOURCE Resolute Forest Products Inc.

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