MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. Report on Voting Results from the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders RICHMOND, BC, May 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The following matters were voted upon at the Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA) ("MDA" or the "Corporation") held on May 6, 2013 in Richmond, British Columbia. A total of approximately 30,740,928 common shares (85.36% of the outstanding common shares) were represented in person or by proxy at the meeting. Each of the matters is described in greater detail in the 2013 Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Management Proxy Circular dated March28,2013 (the "Circular"). 1. Election of Directors The following seven nominees were elected as Directors of the Corporation to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the Corporation, or until their successors are elected or appointed, by the following votes: Name of Votes For Percent Votes Percent Nominee Withheld Robert L. 30,011,534 97.63% 729,394 2.37% Phillips Daniel E. 30,696,803 99.86% 44,125 0.14% Friedmann Brian C. 30,619,449 99.60% 121,479 0.40% Bentz Thomas S. 30,618,887 99.60% 122,041 0.40% Chambers Dennis H. 30,570,232 99.44% 170,696 0.56% Chookaszian Brian G. 30,561,520 99.42% 179,408 0.58% Kenning Fares F. 30,647,055 99.69% 93,873 0.31% Salloum 2. Appointment of Auditors KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants, were appointed as auditors of the Corporation, and the directors were authorized to fix their remuneration. Votes For Percent Votes Withheld Percent 30,353,623 98.74% 387,305 1.26% 3. Acceptance of the Corporation's Approach to Executive Compensation Shareholders voted on an advisory basis to accept the Corporation's approach to Executive Compensation as described in the "Compensation Discussion and Analysis" section of the Circular, as follows: Votes For Percent Votes Withheld Percent 29,972,538 97.50% 768,390 2.50% About MDA MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. MDA's business is focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business potential. In addition, the Company conducts a significant amount of advanced technology development. MDA's well-established global customer base is served by more than 4,500 employees operating from 11 offices located in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The Company's common shares trade under the symbol TSX:MDA. Related Websites: www.mdacorporation.com Wendy Keyzer MDA External Relations (604) 231-2743 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2013/08/c4915.html CO: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ST: British Columbia NI: ARO SOF 2575 WNEWS ACC -0- May/08/2013 21:47 GMT
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. Report on Voting Results from the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
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