Welcome!

News Feed Item

Stantec 2014 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders: Voting Results

EDMONTON, ALBERTA and NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- (Marketwired) -- 05/16/14 -- (TSX: STN)(NYSE: STN) -

Stantec Inc. ("Stantec" or the "Company") held its annual and special meeting of shareholders in Edmonton on May 15, 2014. A total of approximately 33,779,044 shares (approximately 72.40% of outstanding common shares) were represented in person or by proxy.

The complete voting results from the meeting are as follows:

1. Election of Directors

Each of the nine nominees listed in the Management Information Circular was elected as a Director of Stantec.


---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Nominee                    Votes For      % For  Votes Withheld  % Withheld
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Douglas K. Ammerman       32,304,799      97.72         752,305        2.28
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
David L. Emerson, PC      32,851,725      99.38         205,379        0.62
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Delores M. Etter          32,223,488      97.48         833,616        2.52
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Anthony P. Franceschini   32,291,231      97.68         765,873        2.32
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Robert J. Gomes           32,812,873      99.26         244,231        0.74
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Susan E. Hartman          32,185,947      97.36         871,157        2.64
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Aram H. Keith             32,890,876      99.50         166,228        0.50
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Donald J. Lowry           31,986,805      96.76       1,070,299        3.24
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Ivor M. Ruste             32,769,231      99.13         287,873        0.87
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

2. Appointment of Auditors named in the Management Proxy Circular

Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Accountants, were appointed as auditors of Stantec until the close of the next annual general shareholders' meeting and the Directors were authorized to fix the remuneration of the auditors.


---------------------------------------------------------------
Votes For          % For     Votes Withheld      % Withheld
---------------------------------------------------------------
     32,313,319       95.66         1,465,725              4.34
---------------------------------------------------------------

3. Rescindment and Approval of Bylaws

The motion to rescind Bylaw No. 1 of the Company and to adopt Bylaw No. 2 was defeated, and as a consequence, Bylaw No. 1 of the Company was reinstated as the general bylaw of Stantec.


---------------------------------------------------------------
Votes For          % For      Votes Against       % Against
---------------------------------------------------------------
     15,866,547        48.0        17,190,057              52.0
---------------------------------------------------------------

4. Approval of Stantec Long-Term Incentive Plan

Stantec's new Long-Term Incentive Plan was approved and the awards granted under that Plan were ratified.


---------------------------------------------------------------
Votes For          % For      Votes Against       % Against
---------------------------------------------------------------
     28,793,388       87.10         4,263,216             12.90
---------------------------------------------------------------

5. Non-binding Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation

The Shareholders accepted the approach to executive compensation disclosed in the Management Information Circular delivered in advance of the 2014 annual and special meeting of shareholders.


---------------------------------------------------------------
Votes For          % For      Votes Against       % Against
---------------------------------------------------------------
     30,889,791       93.45         2,166,813              6.55
---------------------------------------------------------------

About Stantec

We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

The Stantec community unites more than 13,000 employees working in over 200 locations. Our work-professional consulting in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics-begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

Design with community in mind

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
Web Real-Time Communication APIs have quickly revolutionized what browsers are capable of. In addition to video and audio streams, we can now bi-directionally send arbitrary data over WebRTC's PeerConnection Data Channels. With the advent of Progressive Web Apps and new hardware APIs such as WebBluetooh and WebUSB, we can finally enable users to stitch together the Internet of Things directly from their browsers while communicating privately and securely in a decentralized way.
"My role is working with customers, helping them go through this digital transformation. I spend a lot of time talking to banks, big industries, manufacturers working through how they are integrating and transforming their IT platforms and moving them forward," explained William Morrish, General Manager Product Sales at Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
More and more companies are looking to microservices as an architectural pattern for breaking apart applications into more manageable pieces so that agile teams can deliver new features quicker and more effectively. What this pattern has done more than anything to date is spark organizational transformations, setting the foundation for future application development. In practice, however, there are a number of considerations to make that go beyond simply “build, ship, and run,” which changes ho...
The Internet of Things can drive efficiency for airlines and airports. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Sudip Majumder, senior director of development at Oracle, will discuss the technical details of the connected airline baggage and related social media solutions. These IoT applications will enhance travelers' journey experience and drive efficiency for the airlines and the airports. The session will include a working demo and a technical d...
Kubernetes is a new and revolutionary open-sourced system for managing containers across multiple hosts in a cluster. Ansible is a simple IT automation tool for just about any requirement for reproducible environments. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, Patrick Galbraith, a principal engineer at HPE, discussed how to build a fully functional Kubernetes cluster on a number of virtual machines or bare-metal hosts. Also included will be a brief demonstration of running a Galera M...
Why do your mobile transformations need to happen today? Mobile is the strategy that enterprise transformation centers on to drive customer engagement. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Roger Woods, Director, Mobile Product & Strategy – Adobe Marketing Cloud, covered key IoT and mobile trends that are forcing mobile transformation, key components of a solid mobile strategy and explored how brands are effectively driving mobile change throughout the enterprise.
Developing software for the Internet of Things (IoT) comes with its own set of challenges. Security, privacy, and unified standards are a few key issues. In addition, each IoT product is comprised of (at least) three separate application components: the software embedded in the device, the back-end service, and the mobile application for the end user’s controls. Each component is developed by a different team, using different technologies and practices, and deployed to a different stack/target –...
Identity is in everything and customers are looking to their providers to ensure the security of their identities, transactions and data. With the increased reliance on cloud-based services, service providers must build security and trust into their offerings, adding value to customers and improving the user experience. Making identity, security and privacy easy for customers provides a unique advantage over the competition.
All clouds are not equal. To succeed in a DevOps context, organizations should plan to develop/deploy apps across a choice of on-premise and public clouds simultaneously depending on the business needs. This is where the concept of the Lean Cloud comes in - resting on the idea that you often need to relocate your app modules over their life cycles for both innovation and operational efficiency in the cloud. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Valentin (Val) Bercovici, CTO of So...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Commvault, a global leader in enterprise data protection and information management, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management solutions, helping companies worldwide activate their data to drive more value and business insight and to transform moder...
SYS-CON Events announced today that eCube Systems, a leading provider of middleware modernization, integration, and management solutions, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. eCube Systems offers a family of middleware evolution products and services that maximize return on technology investment by leveraging existing technical equity to meet evolving business needs. ...
Personalization has long been the holy grail of marketing. Simply stated, communicate the most relevant offer to the right person and you will increase sales. To achieve this, you must understand the individual. Consequently, digital marketers developed many ways to gather and leverage customer information to deliver targeted experiences. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lou Casal, Founder and Principal Consultant at Practicala, discussed how the Internet of Things (IoT) has accelerated our abil...
SYS-CON Events has announced today that Roger Strukhoff has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley. The 19th Cloud Expo and 6th @ThingsExpo will take place on November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. "The Internet of Things brings trillions of dollars of opportunity to developers and enterprise IT, no matter how you measure it," stated Roger Strukhoff. "More importantly, it leverages the power of devices and the Interne...
Digital innovation is the next big wave of business transformation based on digital technologies of which IoT and Big Data are key components, For example: Business boundary innovation is a challenge to excavate third-party business value using IoT and BigData, like Nest Business structure innovation may propose re-building business structure from scratch, as Uber does in the taxicab industry The social model innovation is also a big challenge to the new social architecture with the design fr...
Whether they’re located in a public, private, or hybrid cloud environment, cloud technologies are constantly evolving. While the innovation is exciting, the end mission of delivering business value and rapidly producing incremental product features is paramount. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Kiran Chitturi, CTO Architect at Sungard AS, will discuss DevOps culture, its evolution of frameworks and technologies, and how it is achieving maturity. He will also cover various st...