Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd Announce Voting Results for the Election of Directors

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, May 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX:CUP.U) ("CUC" or "the Company") announced that the nominees listed in the Company's Notice to Shareholders and Management Information Circular dated March 13, 2017 were elected as Directors of Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 11, 2017 in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

Election of Directors

The following nominees were elected to serve as directors of CUC until the next annual meeting of the Company or until their successors are elected or appointed. Notwithstanding that the motions were passed by a show of hands vote at the meeting, the votes recorded by proxy in advance of the meeting were as follows:

Nominees

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Mr. J. Bryan Bothwell

20,111,539

98.30%

348,334

1.70%

Mrs. Jennifer P. Dilbert

20,111,262

98.30%

348,611

1.70%

Mrs. Sheree Ebanks

20,111,539

98.30%

348,334

1.70%

Mr. Woodrow Foster

20,111,439

98.30%

348,434

1.70%

Mr. J.F. Richard Hew

20,111,538

98.30%

348,335

1.70%

Mr. Earl. A. Ludlow

19,993,594

97.72%

466,279

2.28%

Mr. Eddinton M. Powell

19,992,595

97.72%

467,278

2.28%

Mr. David E. Ritch

20,111,539

98.30%

348,335

1.70%

Mr. Gary Smith

20,111,438

98.30%

348,435

1.70%

Mr. Peter A. Thomson

20,110,539

98.29%

349,334

1.71%

Mr. Lynn R. Young

20,111,439

98.30%

348,434

1.70%

 

Change of Auditors

Shareholders of the Company approved the appointment of Deloitte LLP. as auditors of CUC until the next annual meeting of the Company, and the Board of Directors was authorized to fix the auditors' remuneration.

Notwithstanding that the resolutions were passed by a show of hands vote at the meeting, the votes recorded by proxy in advance of the meeting were as follows:

Votes For

Votes Withheld

22,798,771

99.88%

28,405

0.12%

           

CUC provides electricity to Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, under a non-exclusive Electricity Generation Licence expiring in 2039 and an exclusive Electricity Transmission and Distribution Licence expiring in 2028. Further information is available at www.cuc-cayman.com.

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. ("CUC" or "the Company"), on occasion, includes forward-looking statements in its media releases, Canadian securities regulatory authorities filings, shareholder reports and other communications. Forward-looking statements include statements that are predictive in nature, depend upon future events or conditions, or include words such as "expects", "anticipates", "plan", "believes", "estimates", "intends", "targets", "projects", "forecasts", "schedule", or negative versions thereof and other similar expressions, or future or conditional verbs such as "may", "will", "should", "would" and "could". Forward-looking statements are based on underlying assumptions and management's beliefs, estimates and opinions, and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties surrounding future expectations generally that may cause actual results to vary from plans, targets and estimates. Such risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to operational, general economic, market and business conditions, regulatory developments and weather conditions. CUC cautions readers that actual results may vary significantly from those expected should certain risks or uncertainties materialize or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect. Forward-looking statements are provided for the purpose of providing information about management's current expectations and plans relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as required by law.

SOURCE Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd.

For further information: Letitia Lawrence, Vice-President Finance & C.F.O., Phone: (345) 949-5200, Fax: (345) 949-4621

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http://www.cuc-cayman.com

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