AURORA, ON, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG, NYSE: MGA) announced voting results from its 2014 annual meeting of shareholders held today. A total of 180,384,093 Common Shares or 82.09% of our issued and outstanding Common Shares, were voted in connection with the annual meeting. Shareholders voted by a show of hands in favour of each item of business. Based on proxies received prior to the meeting, each director nominee was elected by a substantial majority as follows:
Scott B. Bonham
|Peter G. Bowie||99.94%|
|Hon. J. Trevor Eyton||98.85%|
|V. Peter Harder||97.82%|
|Lady Barbara Judge||99.30%|
|Dr. Kurt J. Lauk||99.40%|
|Cynthia A. Niekamp||99.86%|
|Dr. Indira V. Samarasekera||99.87%|
|Donald J. Walker||99.81%|
|Lawrence D. Worrall||99.82%|
|William L. Young||99.54%|
Additionally, Magna's advisory "say on pay" vote received 82.26% support based on proxies received prior to the meeting. Full results of the votes are included as Appendix "A" to this press release.
We are a leading global automotive supplier with 315 manufacturing operations and 82 product development, engineering and sales centres in 29 countries. We have over 128,000 employees focused on delivering superior value to our customers through innovative products and processes, and World Class Manufacturing. Our product capabilities include producing body, chassis, interior, exterior, seating, powertrain, electronic, vision, closure and roof systems and modules, as well as complete vehicle engineering and contract manufacturing. Our Common Shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (MG) and the New York Stock Exchange (MGA). For further information about Magna, visit our website at www.magna.com.
VOTING RESULTS - 2014 ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
|Resolution||Votes For|| Votes
|Elect Scott B. Bonham as Director||174,323,766||99.45||956,597||0.55%|
|Elect Peter G. Bowie as Director|| 175,170,042
|Elect Hon. J. Trevor Eyton as Director|| 173,260,465
|Elect V. Peter Harder as Director|| 171,450,981
|Elect Lady Barbara Judge as Director||174,058,978||99.30||1,221,385|| 0.70%
|Elect Dr. Kurt J. Lauk as Director|| 174,231,395
|Elect Cynthia A. Niekamp as Director|| 175,027,173
|Elect Dr. Indira V. Samarasekera|| 175,046,216
|Elect Donald J. Walker as Director|| 174,955,057
|Elect Lawrence D. Worrall as Director|| 174,968,896
|Elect William L. Young as Director|| 174,480,155
|Appointment of Deloitte LLP as Auditors|| 178,047,880
|Advisory Resolution on Approach to Executive Compensation|| 144,188,920
- Based on proxies submitted.
- No invalid proxies were submitted.
- 180,382,296 shares (82.09%) were voted by proxy. 1,797 shares (less than 1%) were voted in person at the meeting.
SOURCE: Magna International Inc.
For further information:
Louis Tonelli, Vice-President, Investor Relations at 905-726-7035