|By Marketwired .||
|April 29, 2014 09:05 PM EDT||
EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/14 -- Suncor Energy held its Annual General Meeting in Edmonton today. A total of approximately 985 million shares (approximately 66.95% of outstanding common shares) were represented in person or by proxy.
During the regular business proceedings at the meeting, shareholders approved the following resolutions:
1. The appointment of 13 board members (12 of whom are independent), with shares represented at the meeting voting in favour of individual directors as follows: Mel E. Benson 96.89% Dominic D'Alessandro 99.41% W. Douglas Ford 96.05% John Gass 99.78% Paul Haseldonckx 99.28% John R. Huff 95.97% Jacques Lamarre 99.61% Maureen McCaw 97.20% Michael W. O'Brien 99.33% James W. Simpson 97.18% Eira M. Thomas 97.34% Steven W. Williams 99.74% Michael M. Wilson 99.78% 2. The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Suncor's auditors. 3. Management's approach to executive compensation (say on pay) disclosed in Suncor's management proxy circular, with 93.53% of shares represented at the meeting voting in favour of the advisory resolution.
Note: The biographies of Board members and further details about Suncor's corporate governance practices are available on suncor.com.
The text of remarks by Steve Williams, president and chief executive officer, and Steve Reynish, interim chief financial officer, are available in the newsroom section of suncor.com. An archive of the video webcast of the meeting will be available for the next 90 days at suncor.com/webcasts.
Suncor Energy is Canada's leading integrated energy company. Suncor's operations include oil sands development and upgrading, conventional and offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. While working to responsibly develop petroleum resources, Suncor is also developing a growing renewable energy portfolio. Suncor's common shares (symbol: SU) are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.