Canadian Tire Corporation Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, May 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (the "Company") (TSX:CTC) (TSX:CTC.a) announced today that each of the sixteen director nominees listed in the Company's Management Information Circular dated March 10, 2016 were elected as directors of the Company at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held earlier today in Toronto.  The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Meeting are set out below.

On a vote by a show of hands, the following thirteen nominees proposed by management were elected as directors of the Company by the holders of Common Shares.  The Company received the following proxy votes in advance of the Meeting from the holders of Common Shares with respect to the election of the thirteen nominees:






Nominee

Proxy Votes

For

% of Proxy
Votes For

Proxy Votes
Withheld

% of Proxy
Votes Withheld

Martha G. Billes

2,535,312

99.96

1,097

0.04

Owen G. Billes

2,536,227

99.99

182

0.01

Diana L. Chant

2,536,124

99.99

285

0.01

David C. Court

2,535,604

99.97

805

0.03

Mark E. Derbyshire

2,536,119

99.99

290

0.01

John A.F. Furlong

2,535,614

99.97

795

0.03

Ronald E. Goldsberry

2,535,524

99.97

885

0.03

Claude L'Heureux

2,536,229

99.99

180

0.01

Michael B. Medline

2,536,029

99.99

380

0.01

Maureen J. Sabia

2,536,104

99.99

305

0.01

George A. Vallance

2,536,229

99.99

180

0.01

Anatol von Hahn

2,536,114

99.99

295

0.01

Stephen G. Wetmore

2,535,619

99.97

790

0.03

 

On a vote by a show of hands, the following three nominees proposed by management were elected as directors of the Company by the holders of Class A Non-Voting Shares.  The Company received the following proxy votes in advance of the Meeting from the holders of Class A Non-Voting Shares with respect to the election of the three nominees:






Nominee

Proxy Votes

For

% of Proxy

Votes For

Proxy Votes
Withheld

% of Proxy

Votes Withheld

Pierre Boivin

46,569,742

98.22

844,447

1.78

James L. Goodfellow

46,566,224

98.21

847,965

1.79

Timothy R. Price

46,571,041

98.22

843,148

1.78

 

Each of the sixteen nominees elected will serve on the board of directors of the Company until the next annual election of directors. 

About Canadian Tire Corporation
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, (TSX:CTC.A) (TSX:CTC) or "CTC," is a family of businesses that includes a retail segment, a financial services division and CT REIT. Our retail business is led by Canadian Tire, which was founded in 1922 and provides Canadians with products for life in Canada across its Living, Playing, Fixing, Automotive and Seasonal categories. PartSource and Gas+ are key parts of the Canadian Tire network. The retail segment also includes Mark's, a leading source for casual and industrial wear, and FGL Sports (Sport Chek, Hockey Experts, Sports Experts, National Sports, Intersport, Pro Hockey Life and Atmosphere), which offers the best active wear brands. The 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets are supported and strengthened by our Financial Services division and the tens of thousands of people employed across the Company. For more information, visit Corp.CanadianTire.ca.

SOURCE CANADIAN TIRE CORPORATION, LIMITED - INVESTOR RELATIONS

For further information: Media: Jane Shaw, 416-480-8581, jane.shaw@cantire.com; Investors: Lisa Greatrix, 416-480-8725, lisa.greatrix@cantire.com


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