Ceres announces voting results from 2016 annual and special meeting of shareholders

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Ceres Global Ag Corp. (TSX: CRP) ("Ceres" or the "Corporation") announced today the results of its annual and special meeting of shareholders held November 10, 2016. 

The nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated October 14, 2016 were elected as directors of the Corporation.  The results of the vote are as follows:

DIRECTOR

VOTES FOR

%

VOTES WITHHELD

%

Robert Day

19,914,126

99.98

4,150

0.02

Harvey T. Joel

19,914,126

99.98

4,150

0.02

Gary W. Mize

19,914,126

99.98

4,150

0.02

Douglas E. Speers

19,913,826

99.98

4,450

0.02

James T. Vanasek

19,741,602

99.11

176,674

0.89

 

In addition, at the annual and special meeting of shareholders, the shareholders of the Corporation:

  1. Appointed Wolrige Mahon LLP as the auditors of the Corporation for the ensuing year and authorized the directors of the Corporation to fix the remuneration of the auditors. 
  2. Ratified the resolution to consider and, if thought advisable, to pass, a resolution approving and ratifying By-law No 4 as described in the management information circular ("the Circular").
  3. Ratified the resolution to consider and, if thought advisable, to pass, a resolution approving the amendments to the Directors' Deferred Share Unit Plan, as described in the Circular.

The detailed voting results for the annual and special meeting of shareholders will be available on www.sedar.com.

About Ceres Global Ag Corp. (ceresglobalagcorp.com)

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Ceres Global Ag Corp. is focused on two primary businesses: a Grain Storage, Handling and Merchandising unit; and a Commodity Logistics unit.

Ceres operates in two business units, one of which is a grain storage, handling, and merchandising unit anchored by a collection of nine (9) grain storage and handling assets in Minnesota, New York, Saskatchewan and Ontario having aggregate storage capacity of approximately 43 million bushels as at June 30, 2016, including 5.4 million bushels of idle capacity.

Ceres' Commodity Logistics unit is focused on the development of a Commodity Logistics Centre in Northgate, SK.  The Northgate Commodities Logistics Centre is a state-of-the-art grain, agriculture services and oilfield supplies transloading site.

Ceres also has a 25% interest in Stewart Southern Railway Inc., a short-line railway with a range of 130 kilometres that operates in South-eastern Saskatchewan, and a 17% in Canterra Seeds Holdings, one of Canada's leading seed companies, with a full product portfolio of leading-edge varieties in cereals, pulses, oilseeds, corn, soybeans and specialty crops.

SOURCE Ceres Global Ag Corp.

For further information: Joe Racanelli, NATIONAL Equicom, (416) 586-1943, jracanelli@national.ca


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