ATS announces election of directors

CAMBRIDGE, ON, Aug. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (TSX:ATA) ("ATS" or the "Company") today announced that all of the nominee directors listed in the management information circular dated June 27, 2016, were elected as directors of ATS.  The vote was conducted by show of hands at the annual meeting of shareholders, which took place on August 18, 2016 in Toronto ("Annual Meeting").  The voting results based on proxies received are set out below:

Name of Nominee

Votes For

Percent

Votes Withheld

Percent

Neil D. Arnold

82,785,640

99.87

104,288

0.13

Anthony Caputo

71,407,307

86.15

11,482,621

13.85

Michael E. Martino

80,314,823

96.89

2,575,105

3.11

David L. McAusland

80,865,191

97.56

2,024,737

2.44

Gordon E. Presher

82,858,190

99.96

31,738

0.04

Ivan Ross

82,858,687

99.96

31,241

0.04

Daryl C.F. Wilson

74,442,385

89.81

8,447,543

10.19

 

The total percentage of ATS common shares represented at the meeting was 89.83%.  Final results on all matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting will be filed with Canadian securities regulators.

About ATS

ATS is an industry-leading automation solutions provider to many of the world's most successful companies. ATS uses its extensive knowledge base and global capabilities in custom automation, repeat automation, automation products and value-added services including pre-automation and after-sales services to address the sophisticated manufacturing automation systems and service needs of multinational customers in markets such as life sciences, chemicals, consumer products, electronics, food, beverage, transportation, energy, and oil and gas. Founded in 1978, ATS employs approximately 3,500 people at 24 manufacturing facilities and over 50 offices in North America, Europe, Southeast Asia and China. The Company's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATA. Visit the Company's website at www.atsautomation.com.

SOURCE ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.

For further information: Maria Perrella, Chief Financial Officer, 519 653-6500


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