New Flyer announces election of directors

WINNIPEG, May 13, 2016 /CNW/ - (TSX: NFI) (TSX: NFI.DB.U) New Flyer Industries Inc. ("New Flyer" or the "Company"), the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses and motor coaches in Canada and the United States, announced that the nine nominees listed in the management information circular dated March 24, 2016, were elected as directors of the Company.  The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its annual meeting of shareholders today are set out below.

Name of Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

Phyllis Cochran

38,452,702

98.91

425,360

1.09

Larry Edwards

38,447,942

98.89

430,120

1.11

Adam Gray

38,234,006

98.34

644,056

1.66

Krystyna Hoeg

38,672,729

99.47

205,333

0.53

John Marinucci

27,696,579

71.24

11,181,483

28.76

Paulo Cezar da Silva Nunes

38,709,320

99.57

168,742

0.43

V. James Sardo

38,552,401

99.16

325,661

0.84

Paul Soubry

38,845,177

99.92

32,885

0.08

The Honourable Brian Tobin

38,784,782

99.76

93,280

0.24

 

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the annual meeting of shareholders will be available shortly at www.newflyer.com/index/financialreport and will be filed with the Canadian securities regulators and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About The Company
The Company is the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America with fabrication, manufacturing, distribution and service centers in Canada and the United States and employs approximately 5,000 team members.

Through its Canadian and U.S. subsidiaries, New Flyer Industries Canada ULC and New Flyer of America Inc., the Company is North America's heavy-duty transit bus leader and offers the broadest transit bus product line (Xcelsior® and MiDi® models), incorporating the broadest range of drive systems available, including: clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric hybrid, electric-trolley and now battery-electric. New Flyer actively supports over 42,000 heavy-duty transit buses (New Flyer, NABI and Orion) currently in service.

Through its Canadian and U.S. subsidiaries, Motor Coach Industries Limited and Motor Coach Industries, Inc., the Company is North America's leader in motor coaches, offering the MCI J4500,which is the industry's best-selling intercity coach for 11 consecutive years, and the MCI D-Series, the industry`s best-selling coach line in North American motor coach history. MCI is also the exclusive distributor of Setra S417 and S407 in the United States and Canada. MCI actively supports over 28,000 motor coaches currently in service and offers 24-hour roadside assistance 365 days a year.

The Company also operates North America's most comprehensive aftermarket parts organization providing support for all types of transit buses and motor coaches. All buses and coaches are supported by an industry-leading comprehensive warranty, service and support network.

Further information is available on the Company's websites at www.newflyer.com and www.mcicoach.com. The common shares and convertible unsecured subordinated debentures of the Company are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols NFI and NFI.DB.U, respectively.

SOURCE New Flyer Industries Inc.

For further information: Jon Koffman, Investor Relations, Tel: 204-224-6672

RELATED LINKS
http://www.newflyer.com

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