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    • Resolute Stockholders Vote in Favor of Each Proposal at Annual Meeting

      MONTRÉAL, May 25, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today held its annual meeting of stockholders in Cleveland, Tennessee. A total of 74,453,555 common shares, or 82.96% of the outstanding shares, were voted at the meeting. Shareholders voted in favor of each proposal, including the election of each director nominee and in favor of holding future advisory votes on executive compensation every year, by a substantial majority:

       

      NOMINEES

      FOR

      AGAINST

      ABSTAIN

      NON-VOTES

      # of shares

      %

      # of shares

      %

      # of shares

      Randall C. Benson

      62,110,741

      99.49

      320,310

      0.51

      7,547,176

      4,475,328

      Jennifer C. Dolan

      62,168,661

      99.58

      262,656

      0.42

      7,546,910

      4,475,328

      Richard D. Falconer

      62,230,236

      99.68

      201,284

      0.32

      7,546,707

      4,475,328

      Richard Garneau

      62,136,680

      99.52

      298,748

      0.48

      7,542,799

      4,475,328

      Jeffrey A. Hearn

      62,185,084

      99.60

      248,502

      0.40

      7,544,641

      4,475,328

      Bradley P. Martin

      61,742,415

      98.89

      691,145

      1.11

      7,544,667

      4,475,328

      Alain Rhéaume

      62,112,501

      99.49

      320,920

      0.51

      7,544,806

      4,475,328

      Michael S. Rousseau

      60,638,050

      97.12

      1,795,148

      2.88

      7,545,029

      4,475,328

       

      The other proposals on which stockholders voted favorably included:

      • The ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for the 2017 fiscal year.
      • An advisory vote to approve compensation of the company's named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement.
      • An advisory vote to hold the say-on-pay vote annually in the future.

      About Resolute Forest Products

      Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including market pulp, tissue, wood products, newsprint and specialty papers, which are marketed in over 70 countries. The company owns or operates some 40 manufacturing facilities, as well as power generation assets, in the United States and Canada. Resolute has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to internationally recognized sustainable forest management standards. The shares of Resolute Forest Products trade under the stock symbol RFP on both the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.

      Resolute has received regional, North American and global recognition for its leadership in corporate social responsibility and sustainable development, as well as for its business practices. Visit www.resolutefp.com for more information.

       

      SOURCE Resolute Forest Products Inc.

      For further information: Investors: Alain Bourdages, Vice President, Investor Relations, 514 394-2233, [email protected]; Media and Others: Seth Kursman, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Sustainability and Government Affairs, 514 394-2398, [email protected]