TELUS announces election of directors
Thursday, May 10, 2018 2:30 PM PDT
All resolutions at annual meeting approved by large majority
Vancouver, B.C. – TELUS Corporation (TELUS) (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) announced today that the nominees listed in the information circular dated March 7, 2018 were elected as directors of TELUS. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at TELUS’ Annual General Meeting on May 10, 2018 (the Meeting) are set out below.
|Nominee||Votes For||% Votes For||Votes Withheld||% Votes Withheld|
|R.H. (Dick) Auchinleck||328,666,122||98.47%||5,106,098||1.53%|
|Raymond T. Chan||332,174,611||99.52%||1,597,509||0.48%|
|Lisa De Wilde||333,060,258||99.79%||712,359||0.21%|
|Mary Jo Haddad||330,859,105||99.13%||2,913,512||0.87%|
|William (Bill) A. MacKinnon||329,972,444||98.85%||3,823,247||1.15%|
|Sarabjit (Sabi) Marwah||332,141,247||99.50%||1,653,952||0.50%|
All matters voted on at the Meeting were approved as follows:
|Matter||Votes For||% Votes For||Votes Withheld / Against||% Votes Withheld / Against|
|Appointment of auditors||333,561,834||98.41%||5,406,126||1.59%|
|Advisory vote to accept TELUS’ approach to executive compensation||316,827,823||94.92%||16,965,901||5.08%|
Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Meeting will be published shortly on www.telus.com/agm, and filed with the Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.
About TELUS TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $13.6 billion of annual revenue and 13.1 million subscriber connections, including 8.9 million wireless subscribers, 1.8 million high-speed Internet subscribers, 1.3 million residential network access lines and 1.1 million TELUS TV customers. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video and home security. TELUS is also Canada's largest healthcare IT provider, and TELUS International delivers business process solutions around the globe.
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed over $525 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered more than 8.7 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Created in 2005 by President and CEO Darren Entwistle, TELUS’ 13 Canadian community boards and 5 International boards have led the Company’s support of grassroots charities and have contributed more than $67 million in support of 6,283 local charitable projects, enriching the lives of more than 2 million children and youth, annually. TELUS was honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious international recognition.
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