Hardwoods Distribution Announces Voting Results for Annual General Meeting

Trading Symbol: Toronto Stock Exchange – HWD

LANGLEY, BC, May 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Hardwoods Distribution Inc. ("Hardwoods" or the "Company") today announced the voting results of the Company's annual general meeting of shareholders held on May 19, 2017. 

Election of Directors

The seven nominees of management were elected as directors at the annual general meeting.

The election of directors was conducted by show of hands.  In accordance with the requirements of the Toronto Stock Exchange, the following table reflects the votes represented by proxy that would have been withheld from each director nominee had a ballot been called, as a percentage of votes represented at the meeting:

Nominee

Votes
Represented at
the Meeting

Votes Withheld
by Proxy

% Withheld
by Proxy

Rob Brown

13,435,070

17,807

0.13%

Peter Bull

13,435,070

17,807

0.13%

Michelle Lewis

13,435,070

17,907

0.13%

Jim Macaulay

13,435,070

26,607

0.20%

Lawrence Sauder

13,435,070

17,807

0.13%

William Sauder

13,435,070

17,807

0.13%

Graham Wilson

13,435,070

17,807

0.13%

 

Appointment of Auditors

At the annual general meeting, KPMG LLP was appointed as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year and the directors were authorized to fix the remuneration to be paid to the auditors.

About Hardwoods Distribution Inc.

Hardwoods is North America's largest distributor of architectural grade building products to the residential and industrial construction markets. The Company operates a North American network of 58 distribution centres, as well as one sawmill and kiln drying operation.

SOURCE Hardwoods Distribution Inc.

For further information: Faiz Karmally, Chief Financial Officer, Phone: (604) 881-1982, Fax: (604) 881-1995, Email: fkarmally@hardwoods-inc.com

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