VANCOUVER, April 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT)
(NASDAQ: WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas
engines and systems, announced today that Westport held its Annual and
Special Meeting yesterday in Vancouver, British Columbia with 79% of
outstanding shares represented by shareholders present or by proxy.
Shareholders have approved all resolutions presented including the
election of directors of Westport for the next year; the appointment of
auditors for Westport for the next year (98% in favour); and the
approval of amendments to By-Law No. 1 (98% in favour).
The returning board members re-elected are Warren J. Baker (78% in
favour), John A. Beaulieu (97% in favour), M.A. (Jill) Bodkin (97% in
favour), David R. Demers (97% in favour), Brenda J. Eprile (97% in
favour), Philip B. Hodge (97% in favour), Dezsö J. Horváth (97% in
favour), Douglas R. King (97% in favour), and Gottfried (Guff) Muench
(97% in favour).
The resolutions are fully described in the Management Information
Circular of the Company dated March 5, 2014, which can be found on the
Westport website: www.westport.com/company/investors/financial#fiscal-2013. For further insight into our corporate governance policies and
practices at Westport, visit the Corporate Governance section of the
Westport website: www.westport.com/company/investors/corporate-governance.
Westport engineers the world's most advanced natural gas engines and
vehicles. More than that, we are fundamentally changing the way the
world travels the roads, rails and seas. We work with original
equipment manufacturers (OEMs) worldwide from design through to
production, creating products to meet the growing demand for vehicle
technology that will reduce both emissions and fuel costs. To learn
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SOURCE: Westport Innovations Inc.
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