Resolute Stockholders Vote in Favor of Each Proposal at Annual Meeting
MONTRÉAL, June 1, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today held its annual meeting of stockholders in Baie-Comeau, Quebec. A total of 73,378,836 common shares, or 81.98% of the outstanding shares, were voted at the meeting. Shareholders voted in favor of each proposal, including the re-election of each director nominee, by a substantial majority:
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Michel P. Desbiens
Jennifer C. Dolan
Richard D. Falconer
Jeffrey A. Hearn
Bradley P. Martin
Michael S. Rousseau
David H. Wilkins
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 2016 fiscal year.
- An advisory vote to approve compensation of the company's named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement.
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, wood products, tissue, newsprint and specialty papers. The company owns or operates over 40 pulp, paper, tissue and wood products facilities in the United States, Canada and South Korea, as well as power generation assets in Canada and the United States. Marketing its products in close to 80 countries, 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 resolutefp.com for more information.
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