|By Marketwired .||
|May 14, 2014 09:20 PM EDT||
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/15/14 -- Precision Drilling Corporation ("Precision") (TSX:PD)(NYSE:PDS) held its annual meeting of shareholders in Calgary on May 14, 2014. A total of 225,289,081 shares (approximately 77.06% of the outstanding common shares) were represented in person or by proxy. During the meeting, shareholders approved the following:
1. The appointment of 9 board members (8 of whom are independent), with shares represented at the meeting voting in favour of individual directors as follows:
# Votes % Votes Nominee # Votes For % Votes For Withheld Withheld ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- William T. Donovan 209,709,190 99.38% 1,306,803 0.62% Brian J. Gibson 209,713,562 99.38% 1,302,431 0.62% Allen R. Hagerman 209,718,281 99.39% 1,297,712 0.61% Catherine J. Hughes 210,302,226 99.66% 713,755 0.34% Stephen J.J. Letwin 203,884,075 96.62% 7,131,918 3.38% Kevin O. Meyers 204,804,022 97.06% 6,211,971 2.94% Patrick M. Murray 209,485,013 99.27% 1,530,980 0.73% Kevin A. Neveu 208,125,470 98.63% 2,890,523 1.37% Robert L. Phillips 191,345,931 90.68% 19,670.062 9.32%
2. The appointment of KPMG LLP as Precision's auditors.
3. Management's approach to executive compensation (say on pay) disclosed in Precision's management information circular, with 98.18% of shares represented at the meeting voting in favour of the advisory resolution.
Precision is a leading provider of safe and High Performance, High Value services to the oil and gas industry. Precision provides customers with access to an extensive fleet of contract drilling rigs, directional drilling services, well service & snubbing rigs, coil tubing services, camps, rental equipment, and water treatment units backed by a comprehensive mix of technical support services and skilled, experienced personnel.
Precision is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Precision is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "PD" and on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "PDS".
Precision Drilling Corporation
Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations
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