MONTREAL, June 28, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada (TSX: AC.A, AC.B) today
announced that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular
dated May 21, 2013 were elected as directors of Air Canada at the company's
Annual Meeting of Shareholders which was held earlier today in Vancouver.
All of the nominees already served as directors of Air Canada, except for Mr.
Christie J.B. Clark who was a new nominee. The Corporation is pleased to
welcome Mr. Clark to the Air Canada Board of Directors. Mr. Clark is also a
director of Brookfield Office Properties Inc., IGM Financial Inc. and Loblaw
Companies Limited. Mr. Clark previously served as Chief Executive Officer
and senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 2005 to 2011.
Each of the directors was elected by a majority of the votes cast by
shareholders present or represented by proxy at the meeting. The results of
the vote are detailed below.
Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
Thomas Birks 116,907,950 94.01 7,454,436 5.99
Christie J. B. Clark 116,906,257 94.00 7,456,129 6.00
Michael M. Green 112,541,847 90.50 11,820,539 9.50
Jean Marc Huot 116,904,454 94.00 7,457,933 6.00
Joseph B. Leonard 112,561,587 90.51 11,800,799 9.49
David I. Richardson 116,038,207 93.31 8,324,179 6.69
Roy J. Romanow 123,229,914 99.09 1,132,472 0.91
Calin Rovinescu 116,856,279 93.96 7,506,107 6.04
Vagn Sørensen 111,233,102 89.44 13,129,284 10.56
Annette Verschuren 116,964,982 94.05 7,397,405 5.95
Final voting results on all matters voted on at the meeting will be filed on
SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more
than 175 destinations on five continents. Canada's flag carrier is the 15th
largest commercial airline in the world and in 2012 served close to 35 million
customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to59
Canadian cities, 53 destinations in the United States and67 cities in
Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South
America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most
comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,328 destinations in195
countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North
America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research
firm Skytrax that ranked Air Canada in a worldwide survey of more than 18
million airline passengers as Best Airline in North America in 2013 for the
fourth consecutive year. For more information, please visit:
Contacts: IsabelleArthur (Montréal)514 422-5788 PeterFitzpatrick
(Toronto)416 263-5576 AngelaMah (Vancouver)604 270-5741
SOURCE: Air Canada
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