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Suncor Energy reports voting results from Annual General Meeting

/EIN News/ -- CALGARY, Alberta, May 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Suncor held its Annual General Meeting in Calgary today. A total of approximately 1.58 billion shares (approximately 78.48% 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 nine board members (eight of whom are independent), with shares represented at the meeting voting in favour of individual directors as follows:

    Patricia M. Bedient           99.27%
    Mel E. Benson                  96.93%
    John D. Gass                    98.59%
    Dennis M. Houston           99.31%
    Mark S. Little                     99.09%
    Brian P. MacDonald          99.80%
    Maureen McCaw               97.11%
    Eira M. Thomas                 96.78%
    Michael M. Wilson             99.68%
  1. Shareholders appointed KPMG LLP as Suncor’s auditors.
  2. Management’s approach to executive compensation (say on pay) disclosed in Suncor’s management proxy circular dated February 28, 2019 was approved with 94.05% 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, outgoing chief executive officer, Mark Little,  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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