VANCOUVER, BC—(Marketwired – May 31, 2017) – WesternOne Inc. (“WesternOne“) (TSX: WEQ) (TSX: WEQ.DB) held its annual meeting of shareholders on May 30, 2017 (the “Meeting“). All individuals nominated as listed in the information circular dated April 26, 2017 were elected as directors of WesternOne for the ensuing year. As a ballot was not required, the number of votes disclosed in the below table reflects only the proxies received by management of WesternOne in advance of the Meeting:
|Â||Â||Votes For||Â||Withhold Votes|
|Robert W. King||Â||3,731,367||Â||93.77%||Â||247,715||Â||6.23%|
|T Richard Turner||Â||3,875,943||Â||97.41%||Â||103,139||Â||2.59%|
|J Lee G Matheson||Â||3,945,016||Â||99.14%||Â||34,066||Â||0.86%|
|Geraldine K Prior||Â||3,880,802||Â||97.53%||Â||98,280||Â||2.47%|
WesternOne has also filed a report of voting results of all resolutions voted on at the Meeting on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
Douglas Scott and Stephen Evans did not stand for re–election.
“On behalf of the board of directors, I wish to thank Mr. Scott and Mr. Evans for their leadership and contributions to WesternOne Inc. since its inception in 2007. We are also very pleased to welcome Geraldine Prior to the WesternOne board,” stated Robert King, WesternOne's Director & Chairman of the Board.
For more information, including Ms. Prior's board profile in full, please refer to the management information circular, dated April 26, 2017.
WesternOne Inc. seeks to acquire and grow businesses in the construction and infrastructure services sectors in Western Canada. Its primary business platform, WesternOne Infrastructure Services, is a leading provider of construction heat services and aerial equipment rentals to businesses in the construction, infrastructure, film and television industries in Western Canada.
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