Vicwest Inc. Announces Director Election Results of its 2013 Shareholder Meeting

OAKVILLE, ON, May 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Vicwest Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: VIC, VIC.DB) announced today that, at its 2013 annual and special meeting of shareholders held in Toronto, all nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated April 18, 2013 were elected, by a show of hands, as directors of the Company.

The detailed results of the votes by proxy are as follows:

Director Nominees NUMBER OF SHARES PERCENTAGE OF VOTES CAST
FOR WITHHELD FOR WITHHELD
Fraser Berrill 10,511,203 40,097 99.62% 0.38%
Philip Hampson 9,163,249 1,388,051 86.84% 13.16%
Wayne Mang 10,510,712 40,588 99.62% 0.38%
Neil Manning 10,509,766 41,534 99.61% 0.39%
Colin Osborne 10,513,568 37,732 99.64% 0.36%

ABOUT VICWEST INC.

Vicwest Inc. is a leading North American manufacturer and distributor of engineered storage and handling systems for grain, fertilizer and liquid storage as well as building construction products for agricultural, institutional, commercial, industrial and residential markets.  We operate through two strategically aligned divisions: Vicwest Building Products and Westeel.  With approximately 7,000 customers, 1,200 dedicated employees and 34 business partners, the Company is positioned for growth in domestic and international markets.  Vicwest Inc. is a member of the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index. For more information, visit www.vicwestinc.com.

SOURCE: Vicwest Inc.

For further information:

Colin Osborne
President & Chief Executive Officer
Vicwest Inc.
Tel:  (905) 469-5700
ir@vicwestinc.com

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