Boucherville (Québec), May 2, 2014 − Uni-Select Inc. (TSX: UNS), a major automotive aftermarket product distributor with activities across North America, has announced its director election results following its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (“Meeting”) held on April 30, 2014.
The following nominees proposed as directors in the Corporation’s Management Information Circular dated March 14, 2014, were elected by a show of hands: James E. Buzzard, Robert Chevrier, André Courville, Patricia Curadeau-Grou, Jean Dulac, John A. Hanna, Richard L. Keister, Richard G. Roy and Dennis M. Welvaert. The election of Mr. Courville is effective July 1, 2014. In total, 17,818,317 common shares were represented in person or by proxy at the Meeting, representing approximately 83.80% of the outstanding shares as of the record date of March 25, 2014.
The proxies received by Management for the election of directors were as follows:
|Nominees||Votes FOR||% FOR|
|James E. Buzzard||14,808,898||83.39%|
|John A. Hanna||17,613,262||99.19%|
|Richard L. Keister||15,679,685||88.30%|
|Richard G. Roy||17,681,338||99.57%|
|Dennis M. Welvaert||14,711,197||82.84%|
Founded in 1968, Uni-Select is a major distributor of replacement parts, equipment, tools, accessories, paint and related products for motor vehicles in North America. Leader in the Canadian industry, Uni-Select is the 5th largest distributor and the leading independent distributor of automotive paint and related products in North America. With its 5,500 employees, Uni-Select efficiently services a wide network of independent installers and wholesalers, including over 6,600 which operate under one of its banner programs in North America. Uni-Select is headquartered in Boucherville, QC and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol UNS.
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Investor Relations and Communications Manager