Thomson Reuters Announces Election of Three New Members to Board of Directors
NEW YORK – Thomson Reuters (TSX / NYSE: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the election of three new members to the company's Board of Directors at the company's annual meeting of shareholders held yesterday in Toronto.
- Sheila C. Bair (60) is a Senior Advisor to the Pew Charitable Trusts, and currently serves as a member of the boards of Host Hotels & Resorts and Banco Santander. Ms. Bair previously served as the Chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and has held senior positions at the New York Stock Exchange, Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
- Michael E. Daniels (59) is currently a member of the boards of SS&C Technologies Holdings and Tyco International, as well as a trustee of Holy Cross College. Mr. Daniels previously spent 36 years with IBM where he held senior roles in sales and technology.
- P. Thomas Jenkins (54) is Chairman of OpenText Corporation and has served as a member of its board since 1994. Mr. Jenkins served as President and Chief Executive Officer of OpenText from 1994 to 2005. Mr. Jenkins previously served in several managerial and technical capacities at various technology companies.
"We are fortunate to welcome three exceptional new directors," said David Thomson, chairman of Thomson Reuters. "We are honored to draw upon their deep experience, expertise and perspective as we continue to grow our global business."
The company also today announced that David W. Binet has been appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Binet is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Woodbridge Company Limited, and has served as a director of Thomson Reuters since January 2013.
At yesterday's annual meeting of shareholders, 13 nominees were elected to the Thomson Reuters board in voting conducted by ballot. Each director elected will continue to hold office until the next annual meeting of shareholders of Thomson Reuters or until the director resigns or a successor is elected or appointed. The results for the election of directors were as follows:
|Nominee||Votes For||% Votes For||Votes Withheld||% Votes Withheld||Total Votes|
|James C. Smith||686,213,811||99.77||1,615,340||0.23||687,829,151|
|Sheila C. Bair||684,287,439||99.48||3,542,696||0.52||687,830,135|
|Manvinder S. Banga||685,795,620||99.70||2,033,293||0.30||687,828,913|
|David W. Binet||655,614,150||95.32||32,213,920||4.68||687,828,070|
|Michael E. Daniels||684,287,416||99.49||3,535,607||0.51||687,823,023|
|Steven A. Denning||684,208,612||99.47||3,615,200||0.53||687,823,812|
|P. Thomas Jenkins||684,174,195||99.47||3,646,668||0.53||687,820,863|
|Ken Olisa, OBE||685,758,901||99.70||2,064,381||0.30||687,823,282|
|Vance K. Opperman||680,569,562||98.95||7,238,232||1.05||687,807,794|
|Peter J. Thomson||681,861,807||99.14||5,945,857||0.86||687,807,664|
|Wulf von Schimmelmann||682,592,772||99.24||5,215,638||0.76||687,808,410|
Shareholders voted in favor of all items of business at the annual meeting. A final report on voting results has been filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities and furnished to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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