Suncor Energy reports voting results from Annual General Meeting

CALGARY, Alberta, May 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Suncor held its Annual General Meeting in Calgary today. A total of approximately 1.27 billion shares (approximately 77.38% of outstanding common shares) were represented in person or by proxy.

Shareholders voted as follows on the matters before the meeting:

  1. Shareholders elected the following 10 board members (nine of whom are independent), with shares represented at the meeting voting in favour of individual directors as follows:
              Patricia M. Bedient  99.58%
  Mel E. Benson  97.89%
  Jacynthe Côté  99.80%
  Dominic D’Alessandro          99.27%
  John D. Gass  99.41%
  Dennis M. Houston  99.93%
  Maureen McCaw  97.76%
  Eira M. Thomas 98.45%
  Steven W. Williams  99.74%
  Michael M. Wilson 99.71%
  1. Shareholders re-appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Suncor’s auditors.
  2. Management’s approach to executive compensation (say on pay) disclosed in Suncor’s management proxy circular dated March 1, 2018 was approved with 94.26% of shares represented at the meeting voting in favour. 

Note: the biographies of Board members and further details about Suncor’s corporate governance practices are available at

The text of remarks by Steve Williams, president and chief executive officer, and Alister Cowan, executive vice president and chief financial officer, are available at

An archive of the video webcast of the meeting will be available for the next 90 days at

Suncor Energy is Canada’s leading integrated energy company. Suncor’s operations include oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. A member of Dow Jones Sustainability indexes, FTSE4Good and CDP, Suncor is working to responsibly develop petroleum resources while also growing a renewable energy portfolio. Suncor is listed on the UN Global Compact 100 stock index. Suncor’s common shares (symbol: SU) are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.

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