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The North West Company Inc. Announces Voting Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The North West Company Inc. (TSX: NWC) ("North West") today announced voting results for the election of directors at its annual general meeting of shareholders held today, June 7, 2023, via live audio webcast (the "Meeting"). Each of the nominees listed in the management information circular dated April 5, 2023 was elected as a director of North West at the Meeting.

A total of 21,503,637 variable voting and common voting shares representing 44.96% of all of North West's issued and outstanding shares were voted in connection with the Meeting. Shareholders approved all items of business before the Meeting, including the election of directors as follows:

NomineeVotes For% of Votes
% of Votes
Brock Bulbuck20,620,91295.89%882,7254.11%
Deepak Chopra19,892,96892.51%1,610,6697.49%
Frank Coleman20,070,88093.34%1,432,7576.66%
Stewart Glendinning20,598,01895.79%905,6194.21%
Rachel Huckle21,436,99999.69%66,6380.31%
Annalisa King19,891,70292.50%1,611,9357.50%
Violet Konkle20,648,44296.02%855,1953.98%
Steven Kroft21,092,26098.09%411,3771.91%
Daniel McConnell21,160,70498.41%342,9331.59%
Jennefer Nepinak21,056,04197.92%447,5962.08%
Victor Tootoo20,647,77796.02%855,8603.98%

In addition, North West reports that:

  1. an ordinary resolution approving the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as North West's auditors for the 2023 fiscal year was passed by a majority of the votes represented at the Meeting; and
  2. an advisory resolution accepting North West's board's approach to executive compensation was passed by a majority of the votes represented at the Meeting.

Details of the voting results on all matters considered at the Meeting are available in North West's report of voting results, which is available under North West's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.


The North West Company Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighbourhoods in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific and the Caribbean. North West operates 225 stores under the trading names Northern, NorthMart, Giant Tiger, Alaska Commercial Company, Cost-U-Less and RiteWay Food Markets and has annualized sales of approximately CDN$2.4 billion.

The variable voting and common voting shares of North West trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "NWC".


Daniel McConnell, President and Chief Executive Officer, The North West Company Inc.
Phone 204-934-1482; fax 204-934-1317; email dmcconnell@northwest.ca

John King, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The North West Company Inc.
Phone 204-934-1397; fax 204-934-1317; email: jking@northwest.ca

Amanda Sutton, Vice President, Legal and Corporate Secretary, The North West Company Inc.
Phone 204-934-1756; fax 204-934-1317; email: asutton@northwest.ca

or visit on-line at www.northwest.ca

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