Wajax Announces Election of Directors

TSX Symbol: WJX

TORONTO, May 8, 2017 /CNW/ -  Wajax Corporation ("Wajax" or the "Corporation") today announced that the nominees listed in the Corporation's management proxy circular dated March 7, 2017 were elected as directors of Wajax.  The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Corporation held on May 2, 2017 in Toronto are set out below.

On a vote conducted by ballot, each of the following ten nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Wajax:

Nominee

Votes For

% Votes For

Votes Withheld

% Votes Withheld

Thomas M. Alford

10,870,069

98.08%

213,162

1.92%

Edward M. Barrett

10,967,395

98.95%

115,836

1.05%

Ian A. Bourne

10,968,378

98.96%

114,853

1.04%

Douglas A. Carty

10,850,737

97.90%

232,494

2.10%

Sylvia D. Chrominska

11,034,611

99.56%

48,620

0.44%

Robert P. Dexter

10,866,381

98.04%

216,850

1.96%

John C. Eby

10,982,035

99.09%

101,196

0.91%

A. Mark Foote

10,996,866

99.22%

86,365

0.78%

Alexander S. Taylor

10,990,303

99.16%

92,928

0.84%

Wajax Corporation

Founded in 1858, Wajax (TSX:WJX) is one of Canada's longest-standing and most diverse industrial products and services providers. The Corporation operates an integrated distribution system providing sales, parts and services to a broad range of customers in diversified sectors of the Canadian economy, including: transportation, forestry, industrial and commercial, construction, oil sands, mining, metal processing, government and utilities and oil and gas.

SOURCE Wajax Corporation

For further information: Mark Foote, President and Chief Executive Officer, Email: mfoote@wajax.com; Darren Yaworsky, Chief Financial Officer, Email: dyaworsky@wajax.com, Telephone #: (905) 212-3300

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