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Morneau Shepell Inc. holds 2019 annual general meeting of shareholders in Markham

TORONTO, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell Inc. (the "Company" or "Morneau Shepell") (TSX: MSI) held its annual general meeting of shareholders at its Markham office today. Jill Denham, chair of the board; Stephen Liptrap, president and chief executive officer; and Scott Milligan, executive vice president and chief financial officer, reviewed the growth and progress of the company in 2018, as well as highlights for the year ahead as the Company drives forward on its core purpose of improving lives, improving business.

In addressing the board and shareholders, Liptrap, discussed the Company's milestones and successes in 2018, and its strategy for the future.

"During a year of major change and growth in 2018, we maintained strong client satisfaction and employee engagement," said Liptrap. "The acquisition of LifeWorks, the largest in our history, added significant scale to our business in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia and built on our advantage to be the power brand in employee well-being. As we go forward, we are excited by the opportunities in front of us to make a real difference in the world, by focusing on improving lives and the businesses of our clients, while delivering exceptional results and continually improving our business."

Election of board of directors
Each of the nine nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Morneau Shepell.

Nominee

Votes for

% votes for

Votes withheld

% votes withheld

Luc Bachand

45,414,045

99.97

11,858

0.03

Jill Denham

44,040,094

96.94

1,385,809

3.06

Kish Kapoor

45,409,491

99.97

16,412

0.03

Ron Lalonde

45,412,981

99.97

12,922

0.03

Stephen Liptrap

45,403,547

99.95

22,356

0.05

Jack Mintz

45,410,354

99.97

15,549

0.03

Kevin Pennington

45,410,656

99.97

15,247

0.03

Dale Ponder

45,404,669

99.95

21,234

0.05

Michele Trogni

45,413,375

99.97

12,528

0.03

 

Appointment of auditors
KPMG LLP was reappointed as the auditors of the Company.

Other items
Shareholders approved a resolution to accept the Company's approach to executive compensation as described in the circular.

Proxy materials for this meeting are available at the investor relations section of morneaushepell.com and on the SEDAR website at sedar.com.

The recorded webcast of the meeting is also available at the investor relations section of morneaushepell.com.

About Morneau Shepell
Morneau Shepell is the leading provider of technology-enabled HR services that deliver an integrated approach to well-being through our cloud-based platform. Our focus is providing everything our clients need to support the mental, physical, social and financial well-being of their people. By improving lives, we improve business. Our approach spans services in employee and family assistance, health and wellness, recognition, pension and benefits administration, retirement and benefits consulting, actuarial and investment services. Morneau Shepell employs almost 5,000 employees who work with some 24,000 client organizations that use our services in 162 countries. Morneau Shepell is a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit morneaushepell.com.

SOURCE Morneau Shepell Inc.

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