The Caldwell Partners International Announces Results of Vote for Election of Directors

TORONTO, March 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) reported that at its Annual Meeting of shareholders on March 2, 2017 there was 1 shareholder voting in person holding 700 Voting Common Shares and 94 shareholders voting by proxy holding 6,351,920 Voting Common Shares, representing in total 95 shareholders holding 6,352,620 Voting Common Shares, and 31.56% of the total number of Voting Common Shares outstanding.

Each of the directors listed as nominees in the management proxy circular dated January 11, 2017 were elected directors of the Corporation until the next Annual Meeting.

The results of the vote for the election of directors and reconfirmation of the shareholder rights plan are as follows:


Voted for*

Percentage

Withheld
from Voting*

Percentage






1. Election of Directors - Elected
Each of the directors listed as nominees in the management proxy circular dated January 11, 2017 were elected directors of the Corporation until the next Annual Meeting. The vote was conducted by a show of hands.











Paul R. Daoust

4,673,684

90.87%

469,697

9.13%


Richard D. Innes

4,638,684

90.19%

504,697

9.81%


G. Edmund King

4,939,684

96.04%

203,697

3.96%


John N. Wallace

4,928,484

95.82%

214,897

4.18%


Kathryn A. Welsh

4,947,384

96.19%

195,697

3.81%












Voted for*

Percentage

Withheld
from Voting*

Percentage


6,301,920

99.21%

50,000

0.79%

2. Appointment of Auditors - Appointed

The shareholders appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Corporation and authorized the directors of the Corporation to fix the remuneration of the auditors. The vote was conducted by a show of hands.






Voted for*

Percentage

Voted
Against*

Percentage

3. Reconfirmation of Shareholder Rights Plan - Passed

3,155,154

61.34%

1,988,227

38.66%

The shareholders reconfirmed the shareholder rights plan of the Corporation and the Shareholder Rights Plan Agreement dated as of May 10, 2010 between the Corporation and Valiant Trust Company (predecessor entity to Computershare Trust Company of Canada), as rights agent, as described in the Management Proxy Circular dated January 11, 2017.  The vote was conducted by a show of hands.





 

* As the vote for each motion was taken by a show of hands, the number of votes disclosed reflects only those proxies received by management in advance of the meeting, plus any shares voted by a show of hands at the meeting in respect of which the shareholder voted against, or withheld authority.

About Caldwell Partners
Caldwell Partners is a leading international provider of executive search and has been for more than 45 years. As one of the world's most trusted advisors in executive search, the firm has a sterling reputation built on successful searches for boards, chief and senior executives, and selected functional experts. With offices and partners across North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, the firm takes pride in delivering an unmatched level of service and expertise to its clients.

The Caldwell Partners' Common shares are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CWL). Please visit our website at www.caldwellpartners.com for further information.

SOURCE The Caldwell Partners International Inc.

For further information: please contact: Investors & Analysts: Chris Beck, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, The Caldwell Partners International, cbeck@caldwellpartners.com, +1.617.934.1843 ; Media: Caroline Lomot, Director of Marketing, The Caldwell Partners International, clomot@caldwellpartners.com, +1.516.830.3535


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