CALGARY, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX: WJA and WJA.A) (WestJet) announced today the voting results from its Annual General Meeting held Tuesday May 7, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta.
The total number of shares represented by shareholders present in person and by proxy at the meeting was 61,207,973 representing 46.25% of WestJet's issued and outstanding Common Voting Shares and Variable Voting Shares. Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business, including election of each of the thirteen director nominees as follows:
|Nominee|| # Votes
| % Votes
| # Votes
| % Votes
|Clive J. Beddoe||46,449,010||75.89%||14,757,932||24.11%|
|Ron A. Brenneman||60,490,210||98.83%||716,732||1.17%|
|Allan W. Jackson||60,073,581||98.15%||1,133,361||1.85%|
|S. Barry Jackson||60,354,599||98.61%||852,343||1.39%|
|Wilmot L. Matthews||56,823,144||92.84%||4,382,498||7.16%|
|L. Jacques Ménard||61,002,553||99.67%||204,389||0.33%|
|L.M. (Larry) Pollock||60,345,601||98.59%||861,341||1.41%|
|Arthur R.A. Scace||60,916,688||99.53%||290,254||0.47%|
Detailed voting results for the meeting are available under WestJet's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service to 85 destinations in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Powered by an award-winning culture of care, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. Recognized nationally as a top employer, WestJet now has more than 9,000 WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of more than 100 Boeing Next-Generation 737 and Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.