Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. reports voting results from annual general meeting

WINNIPEG, May 12, 2016 /CNW/ - (TSX:MBT) Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. today announced that the nominees listed in the management information circular for the 2016 annual general meeting of shareholders were elected as directors of the company at its annual general meeting held on May 12, 2016. The results of the votes are as follows:

Director

Votes For

%

Jay Forbes

38,302,712

99.6

Ashleigh Everett

38,150,584

99.2

Barbara Fraser

38,292,698

99.6

Judi Hand

38,300,799

99.6

Gregory Hanson

38,259,370

99.5

Kishore Kapoor

38,218,557

99.4

David Leith

38,294,900

99.6

Sanford Riley

38,056,391

98.9

Samuel Schellenberg

38,111,564

99.1

Carol Stephenson

38,309,271

99.6

 

Also at today's meeting, Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants was appointed as the auditor of the company:


Votes For

%

Appointment of auditors

38,502,377

99.6

 

The company also held its fifth annual advisory vote on executive compensation, or 'say on pay', which was approved by the company's shareholders:


Votes For

%

Executive compensation

37,888,263

98.5

 

For more information on the annual general meeting, visit the Investors section of www.mts.ca/investors.

About MTS 

At MTS, we're proud to be Manitoba's leading information and communications technology provider. We're dedicated to delivering a full suite of services for Manitobans – Internet, Wireless, TV, Phone Service and Security Systems plus a full suite of Information Solutions, including Unified Cloud and Managed Services. You can count on MTS to make connecting your world easy. We're with you.

We live where we work and actively give back to organizations that strengthen our communities. Through MTS Future First, we provide sponsorships, grants and scholarships, value-in-kind support and volunteer commitment in Manitoba.

MTS Inc. is wholly owned by Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (TSX: MBT). For more on MTS' products and services, visit mts.ca. For investor information, visit www.mts.ca/aboutus.

SOURCE Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.

For further information: Investors: Brenda McInnes, Investor Relations, 204-941-6204, investor.relations@mts.ca; Media: Christine Payne, Corporate Communications, MTS Inc., 204-958-3230, media.relations@mts.ca

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