Major Drilling Group International Inc - Announces Election of Directors
MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwired - Sep 14, 2015) - Major Drilling Group International Inc. ("Major Drilling" or the "Corporation") (TSX:MDI) is pleased to announce that all director nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated July 17, 2015 (the "Circular") were elected as directors of Major Drilling in the course of the annual meeting of shareholders of the Corporation (the "Meeting") held September 11, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario.
Each of the ten director nominees listed in the Circular was elected by the holders of common shares of the Corporation on a vote by show of hands. The Corporation received the following proxy votes from the holders of common shares with respect to the election of the ten director nominees:
|Director Nominee||Votes For||% For||Votes Withheld||% Withheld|
|Edward J. Breiner||66,339,147||99.97||17,132||0.03|
|Fred J. Dyment||64,460,691||97.14||1,895,588||2.86|
|David A. Fennell||61,528,660||92.72||4,827,619||7.28|
|Francis P. McGuire||66,199,727||99.76||156,552||0.24|
|Janice G. Rennie||64,582,436||97.33||1,773,843||2.67|
|David B. Tennant||62,981,538||94.91||3,374,741||5.09|
|Jo Mark Zurel||64,585,453||97.33||1,770,826||2.67|
The formal report on voting results with respect to all matters voted upon during the Meeting will be filed with the regulatory authorities shortly.
About Major Drilling Group International Inc.
Major Drilling Group International Inc. is one of the world's largest drilling services companies primarily serving the mining industry. To support its customers' varied exploration drilling requirements, Major Drilling maintains field operations and offices in Canada, the United States, Mexico, South America, Asia, and Africa. Major Drilling provides all types of drilling services including surface and underground coring, directional, reverse circulation, sonic, geotechnical, environmental, water-well, coal-bed methane, shallow gas and underground percussive/longhole drilling.
Major Drilling Group International Inc.
Chief Executive Officer