EDMONTON, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 12, 2013, were elected as directors of CN. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at CN's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 23 in Edmonton are set out below.
Election of Directors
On a vote by ballot, each of the following 13 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of CN:
|Nominee||Votes For||% For||Votes Withheld||% Withheld|
|Michael R. Armellino||297,036,406||98.91||3,270,546||1.09|
|A. Charles Baillie||297,091,763||98.93||3,225,227||1.07|
|Hugh J. Bolton||295,932,932||98.54||4,384,058||1.46|
|Donald J. Carty||295,752,653||98.48||4,564,336||1.52|
|Amb. Gordon D. Giffin||295,591,560||98.43||4,725,430||1.57|
|Edith E. Holiday||294,992,493||98.23||5,324,498||1.77|
|V. Maureen Kempston Darkes||291,611,799||97.10||8,705,191||2.90|
|The Hon. Denis Losier||296,608,649||98.77||3,708,341||1.23|
|The Hon. Edward C. Lumley||291,915,774||97.20||8,401,090||2.80|
|David G. A. McLean||297,327,968||99.00||2,989,023||1.00|
|James E. O'Connor||298,188,689||99.29||2,128,162||0.71|
Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting held earlier today will be filed with the Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.
CN - Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries - spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico, serving the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the key metropolitan areas of Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., Green Bay, Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America. For more information on CN, visit the company's website at www.cn.ca.