CN announces election of directors

MONTREAL, April 26, 2016 /CNW/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that the director nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 8, 2016, were elected as directors of CN. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at CN's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 26 in Montreal are set out below.

Election of Directors

On a vote by ballot, each of the following 11 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of CN:

 

Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

Donald J. Carty

559,678,494

98.40

9,080,513

1.60

Ambassador Gordon D. Giffin

551,104,145

96.90

17,654,862

3.10

Edith E. Holiday

555,452,082

97.66

13,306,925

2.34

V. Maureen Kempston Darkes

552,871,773

97.21

15,887,234

2.79

The Hon. Denis Losier

555,092,820

97.60

13,666,187

2.40

The Hon. Kevin G. Lynch

566,687,098

99.64

2,071,909

0.36

Claude Mongeau

547,364,422

96.24

21,394,585

3.76

James E. O'Connor

567,384,099

99.76

1,374,908

0.24

Robert Pace

548,527,307

96.44

20,231,700

3.56

Robert L. Phillips

560,886,614

98.62

7,872,393

1.38

Laura Stein

566,174,685

99.55

2,584,322

0.45

 

Biographical information on all directors is available at http://www.cn.ca/en/investors/financial-information/regulatory-filings

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today will be filed with the Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.

CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting more than C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors, ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer goods, across a rail network spanning Canada and mid-America. CN – Canadian National Railway Company, along with its operating railway subsidiaries -- serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America. For more information about CN, visit the company's website at www.cn.ca.

SOURCE CN

For further information: Contacts: Media: Mark Hallman, Director, Communications and Public Affairs, (905) 669-3384; Investment Community, Sam Forgione, Vice-President, Investor Relations, (514) 399-0052

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