Results of Stantec's 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Stantec Inc. ("Stantec") held its virtual annual meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") on May 6, 2021. A total of 91,278,146 shares (81.86% 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
The Board of Directors of Stantec had fixed the number of directors standing for election at the Meeting to be nine. Each of the nine nominees listed in Stantec's Management Information Circular dated March 17, 2021 was elected as a director of Stantec.
Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld Martin A. a Porta 88,237,866 99.80 173,951 0.20 Douglas K. Ammerman 76,179,635 86.16 12,232,232 13.84 Richard C. Bradeen 87,149,126 98.57 1,262,741 1.43 Shelley A. M. Brown 86,774,266 98.15 1,637,601 1.85 Patricia D. Galloway 87,193,884 98.62 1,217,983 1.38 Robert J. Gomes 86,609,413 97.96 1,802,454 2.04 Gordon A. Johnston 87,719,125 99.22 692,742 0.78 Donald J. Lowry 87,539,435 99.01 872,432 0.99 Marie-Lucie Morin 86,506,141 97.84 1,905,726 2.16
2. Appointment of Auditors
Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, were reappointed as auditors of Stantec for 2021, and the directors were authorized to fix the remuneration of the auditors.
Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld 86,034,502 94.26 5,243,644 5.74
3. Non-binding Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
Shareholders accepted Stantec's approach to executive compensation disclosed in the Management Information Circular dated March 17, 2021, and delivered in connection with the Meeting.
Votes For % For Votes Against % Against 85,486,474 96.69 2,928,393 3.31
4. Amendment and Restatement of By-law No. 1
Shareholders approved and confirmed the amendment and restatement of Stantec's By-law No. 1 as disclosed in the Management Information Circular dated March 17, 2021, and delivered in connection with the Meeting.
Votes For % For Votes Against % Against 89,204,536 97.73 2,073,610 2.27
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