Western Forest Products Inc. Announces Election of Directors

Western Forest Products Inc. Announces Election of Directors


VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 4, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Western Forest Products Inc. WEF (“Western” or the “Company”) announces the following voting results relating to the election of directors at its annual general meeting today (the “Meeting”):

candidate’s name vote for % For votes against % Against
Laura A.Cillis 194.583.486 97.94 % 4,093,489 2.06 %
Stephen Hofer 196,937,550 99.12 % 1,739,425 0.88 %
Randy Krotowski 196.921.551 99.12 % 1,755,424 0.88 %
Fiona Macfarlane 175.660.756 88.42 % 23.016.219 11.58 %
Noordin Nanji 193.273.025 97.28 % 5,403,950 2.72 %
Daniel Nocente 196.935.602 99.12 % 1,741,373 0.88 %
Peter Wijnbergen 196.917.069 99.11 % 1,759,906 0.89 %
John Williamson 163.066.218 82.08 % 35.610.757 17.92 %

The total number of shares represented by shareholders in person and by proxy at the meeting was 200,765,622, representing 63.38% of the Company’s outstanding shares.

As part of best governance practices, the Company’s Board of Directors has formed its Board Committees as summarized below. All Board Committee members are 100% independent.

health and safety
management resource
and compensation
nomination and
corporate governance
Laura A.Cillis
Randy Krotowski
Fiona Macfarlane
John Williamson
Randy Krotowski Fiona Macfarlane Peter Wijnbergen Laura A.Cillis
Peter Wijnbergen Noordin Nanji John Williamson Fiona Macfarlane
John Williamson Noordin Nanji

The Company has also filed a report of voting results on all resolutions voted on at the meeting on www.sedar.com.

About Western Forest Products Inc.

Western is an integrated forest products company building a margin-driven log and lumber business to successfully compete in the global softwood markets. With operations and employees located primarily along the coast of British Columbia and Washington state, Western is a leading provider of high quality specialty forest products to global markets. Western has a lumber capacity in…


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