Discovery Air Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Discovery Air Inc. (DA.A) ("Discovery Air" or the "Corporation") announced today that all of the nominees listed in its information circular for the annual meeting of shareholders held on June 26, 2014 in Toronto (the "Meeting") were elected as directors of Discovery Air. Each such director will serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed or they otherwise cease to serve as directors.

Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Meeting are set out below. 

Nominee

Votes in
Favour

%

Votes
Withheld

%

Alain S. Benedetti

17,704,734

99.64

63,405

0.36

Michael M. Grasty

17,738,737

99.83

29,402

0.17

G. John Krediet

17,760,337

99.96

7,802

0.04

Admiral Michael G. Mullen, USN (Ret.)

17,738,151

99.83

29,988

0.17

Adrian Pasricha

17,704,784

99.64

63,355

0.36

Rod Phillips

17,704,734

99.64

63,405

0.36

Kenneth B. Rotman

17,725,849

99.76

42,290

0.24

 

As each director received at least a majority (50% + 1) of the total number of votes cast in respect of their election, all directors have been elected in accordance with the Corporation's Director Majority Voting Policy.

ABOUT DISCOVERY AIR AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES

Discovery Air is a Canadian specialty aviation company operating over 160 aircraft with approximately 850 team members. Its subsidiaries provide airborne training to the Canadian military, helicopter operations, air ambulance services, airborne fire services, fixed-wing air charter services, expediting and logistics support, and a range of maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, engineering and certification services.

Discovery Air's Class A common voting shares, unsecured convertible debentures and rights trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbols DA.A, DA.DB.A and DA.RT, respectively).

SOURCE Discovery Air Inc.

For further information: Sheila Venman, Investor Relations, sheila.venman@discoveryair.com, (866) 903-3247