Waste Connections Announces Election Of Directors

TORONTO, May 23, 2017 /CNW/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") announced that all of the nominees listed in the Company's management information circular and proxy statement for the annual and special meeting of shareholders held on May 23, 2017 (the "Meeting") at the Company's principal administrative offices located in The Woodlands, Texas, were elected as directors of the Company.  Each director will serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are duly elected or appointed.

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

Nominee

Votes For

% Votes For

Votes Withheld

% Votes Withheld

Ronald J. Mittelstaedt

147,654,522

98.79%

1,955,494

1.31%

Robert H. Davis

148,142,722

99.02%

1,467,294

0.98%

Edward E. "Ned" Guillet

148,891,864

99.52%

718,152

0.48%

Michael W. Harlan

146,613,424

98.00%

2,996,592

2.00%

Larry S. Hughes

149,462,021

99.90%

147,995

0.10%

Susan "Sue" Lee

149,537,158

99.95%

72,858

0.05%

William J. Razzouk

146,615,301

98.00%

2,994,715

2.00%






As each director received at least a majority of the total number of votes cast in respect of their election, all directors have been elected in accordance with the majority voting policy included in the Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines and Board Charter.

Final voting results on all matters at the Meeting will be filed with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the securities commissions or similar regulatory authorities in Canada.

About Waste Connections
Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets in the United States and Canada. Through its R360 Environmental Solutions subsidiary, Waste Connections is also a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing areas in the United States, including the Permian, Bakken and Eagle Ford Basins. Waste Connections serves more than six million residential, commercial, industrial, and exploration and production customers in 39 states in the U.S., and five provinces in Canada. Waste Connections also provides intermodal services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest.

For more information, visit the Waste Connections website at www.wasteconnections.com.  Copies of financial literature, including this release, are available on the Waste Connections website or through contacting us directly at either (905) 532-7510 or (832) 442-2200.  Investors can also obtain these materials and other documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the securities commissions or similar regulatory authorities in Canada free of charge at the SEC's website, www.sec.gov, and at the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR) maintained by the Canadian Securities Administrators at www.sedar.com.

CONTACT:


Worthing Jackman / (832) 442-2266 

Mary Anne Whitney / (832) 442-2253

worthingj@wasteconnections.com 

maryannew@wasteconnections.com

 

SOURCE Waste Connections, Inc.


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