OpenText Announces Voting Results for Election of Directors

WATERLOO, Ontario, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ: OTEX) (TSX: OTC), confirmed today that the nine nominees listed in its management proxy circular dated August 16, 2013 were elected as its directors. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors at its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held earlier today in Waterloo, Ontario are set out below. Shareholders holding 59,071,165 common shares representing 86.23% of the outstanding common shares were present in person or by proxy at the Meeting.

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


Votes For



Votes Withheld


P. Thomas Jenkins

47,964,671


96.43

%


1,776,573


3.57

%

Mark Barrenechea

49,024,217


98.56

%


717,027


1.44

%

Randy Fowlie

48,689,789


97.89

%


1,051,455


2.11

%

Gail E. Hamilton

49,591,568


99.70

%


149,676


0.30

%

Brian J. Jackman

49,056,917


98.62

%


684,327


1.38

%

Stephen J. Sadler

43,355,832


87.16

%


6,385,412


12.84

%

Michael Slaunwhite

48,425,629


97.36

%


1,315,615


2.64

%

Katharine B. Stevenson

49,552,982


99.62

%


188,262


0.38

%

Deborah Weinstein

49,050,439


98.61

%


690,805


1.39

%

 

The results of other matters considered at the Meeting are reported in the Report of Voting Results as filed on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and OpenText's Form 8-K as filed on EDGAR (http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml), each of which was filed on September 26, 2013.

About OpenText

OpenText is the largest independent software provider of Enterprise Information Management (EIM). For more information please visit www.opentext.com.

Copyright ©2013 Open Text Corporation. OpenText is a trademark or registered trademark of Open Text SA and/or Open Text ULC. The list of trademarks is not exhaustive of other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, company names, brands and service names mentioned herein are property of Open Text SA or other respective owners. All rights reserved. For more information, visit: http://www.opentext.com/2/global/site-copyright.html_SKU.  

For more information, please contact 

United States:
Greg Secord
Vice President, Investor Relations
Open Text Corporation
San Francisco: (415) 963-0825
gsecord@opentext.com;

Canada:
Sonya Mehan
Senior Manager, Investor Relations
Open Text Corporation
Waterloo: 519-888-7111 Ext. 2446
smehan@opentext.com

SOURCE Open Text Corporation



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