Foraco Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO and MARSEILLES, France, July 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Foraco International SA (TSX: FAR) (the "Company" or "Foraco"), in accordance with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements, announced the voting results for the election of its Board of Directors at the Ordinary Meeting of Shareholders of the Company held on May 3, 2017 in Marseille, France (the "Meeting") In accordance with French law, Shareholders of the Company, when voting in elections for directors, are given the option to vote "for" or "against/abstain" for the director nominees, meaning that it is not possible for nominees for directors to receive a majority of "withhold" votes.

The director nominees, as listed in the Management Proxy Circular relating to the Meeting, were elected as directors of the Company at the Meeting.  The proxy votes submitted for each director were as follows:

Daniel Simoncini

Shareholders

PRESENT

POWERS

PROXIES

Total votes

% of
votes for

RESULT
Adopted

FOR

124,209

41,505,087

16,546,828

58,176,124

99.97%

Adopted

AGAINST

0

0

19,200

19,200

0.03%


Non vote



250

250

0.01%


 

Jean-Pierre Charmensat

Shareholders

PRESENT

POWERS

PROXIES

Total votes

% of
votes for

RESULT
Adopted

FOR

124,209

41,505,087

16,546,828

58,176,124

99.97%

Adopted

AGAINST

0

0

19,200

19,200

0.03%


Non vote



250

250

0.01%


 

Bruno Chabas

Shareholders

PRESENT

POWERS

PROXIES

Total votes

% of
votes for

RESULT
Adopted

FOR

124,209

41,505,087

16,546,828

58,176,124

99.97%

Adopted

AGAINST

0

0

19,200

19,200

0.03%


Non vote



250

250

0.01%


 

Warren Holmes

Shareholders

PRESENT

POWERS

PROXIES

Total votes

% of
votes for

RESULT
Adopted

FOR

124,209

41,505,087

16,546,828

58,176,124

99.97%

Adopted

AGAINST

0

0

19,200

19,200

0.03%


Non vote



250

250

0.01%


 

Jorge Hurtado

Shareholders

PRESENT

POWERS

PROXIES

Total votes

% of
votes for

RESULT
Adopted

FOR

124,209

41,505,087

16,546,828

58,176,124

99.97%

Adopted

AGAINST

0

0

19,200

19,200

0.03%


Non vote



250

250

0.01%


 

The results of the other matters considered at the Meeting are reported in the Report of Voting Results as filed on SEDAR on June 6, 2017.

The Company's statutory filings are available at www.sedar.com.

About Foraco
Foraco International SA (TSX: FAR) is a leading global mineral drilling services company that provides a comprehensive and reliable service offering in mining and water projects. Supported by its founding values of integrity, innovation and involvement, Foraco has grown into the third largest global drilling enterprise with a presence in 23 countries across five continents. For more information about Foraco, visit www.foraco.com.

SOURCE Foraco International SA

For further information: Investor Relations, Email: ir@foraco.com, Tel: (705) 495 6363


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