Air Canada Announces Election of Directors

MONTREAL, May 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada (TSX: AC.A, AC.B) announced today that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 24, 2014 were elected as directors of Air Canada at the company's Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders which was held on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in Montreal.

All of the nominees already served as directors of Air Canada and each of the directors was elected by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy at the meeting. The results of the vote are detailed below.

Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
Christie J. B. Clark 153,074,182 95.40 7,377,773 4.60
Michael M. Green 148,066,643 92.28 12,385,312 7.72
Jean Marc Huot 153,767,472 95.83 6,684,483 4.17
Joseph B. Leonard 150,189,122 93.60 10,262,833 6.40
David I. Richardson 122,935,169 76.62 37,516,786 23.38
Roy J. Romanow 160,100,960 99.78 350,995 0.22
Calin Rovinescu 153,760,118 95.83 6,691,837 4.17
Vagn Sørensen 139,308,946 86.82 21,143,009 13.18
Annette Verschuren 147,702,536 92.05 12,749,419 7.95

At the meeting, shareholders also ratified the renewal of Air Canada's shareholder rights plan originally adopted by Air Canada's Board of Directors on March 30, 2011, and amended and restated on March 27, 2014. A copy of the amended and restated rights plan is available on SEDAR at

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the meeting will be filed on SEDAR.

Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 180 destinations on five continents.  Canada's flag carrier is the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2013 served more than 35 million customers.  Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 60 Canadian cities, 49 destinations in the United States and 72 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,269 airports in 193 countries.  Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax that ranked Air Canada in a worldwide survey of more than 18 million airline passengers as Best Airline in North America in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year.  For more information, please visit:


SOURCE: Air Canada

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