PotashCorp Announces Election of Directors

Symbol: POT

Listed: TSX, NYSE

SASKATOON, May 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) announced that the eleven nominees listed in the management proxy circular for the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors of PotashCorp earlier today at the shareholder meeting held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. 

Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the meeting are set out below.

Director

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld(*)

% Withheld

Christopher M. Burley

499,107,280

98.06%

9,854,258

1.94%

Donald G. Chynoweth

501,410,910

98.52%

7,550,628

1.48%

John W. Estey

486,422,171

95.57%

22,539,467

4.43%

Gerald W. Grandey

489,293,526

96.14%

19,668,012

3.86%

C. Steven Hoffman

489,668,002

96.21%

19,293,536

3.79%

Alice D. Laberge

495,870,191

97.43%

13,091,347

2.57%

Consuelo E. Madere

505,081,821

99.24%

3,879,817

0.76%

Keith G. Martell

487,939,405

95.87%

21,022,133

4.13%

Aaron W. Regent

489,134,583

96.10%

19,826,955

3.90%

Jochen E. Tilk

501,738,122

98.58%

7,223,516

1.42%

Zoë A. Yujnovich

487,862,238

95.85%

21,099,300

4.15%

(*) Includes shares voted against by way of ballot

At the meeting, shareholders also voted: (i) to approve the appointment of Deloitte LLP as auditors of the company (97.38% voted in favor), and (ii) to approve the advisory resolution accepting PotashCorp's approach to executive compensation (87.12% voted in favor).

Full voting results on all matters voted on at the meeting will be filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and EDGAR at www.sec.gov.

PotashCorp is the world's largest crop nutrient company and plays an integral role in global food production. The company produces the three essential nutrients required to help farmers grow healthier, more abundant crops. With global population rising and diets improving in developing countries, these nutrients offer a responsible and practical solution to meeting the long-term demand for food. PotashCorp is the largest producer, by capacity, of potash and one of the largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. While agriculture is its primary market, the company also produces products for animal nutrition and industrial uses. Common shares of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.

SOURCE Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.

For further information: Investors: Denita Stann, Senior Vice President, Investor and Public Relations, Phone: (306) 933-8521, Fax: (306) 933-8844, Email: ir@potashcorp.com; Media: Randy Burton, Director, Public Relations and Communications, Phone: (306) 933-8849, Fax: (306) 933-8844, Email: pr@potashcorp.com; Website: www.potashcorp.com

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