Cott Reports on Voting Results

TORONTO and TAMPA, FL--(May 1, 2013) -  Cott Corporation (NYSECOT) (TSX: BCB) ("Cott") is pleased to announce that all of the nominees listed in its information circular dated March 28, 2013 were elected as directors of Cott at its annual and special meeting of shareowners held on April 30, 2013 (the "Meeting"). The results of the voting for each nominee are as follows:

     
Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld
No. % No. %
Mark Benadiba 74,974,983 96.2% 2,977,800 3.8%
George A. Burnett 75,030,133 96.3% 2,922,650 3.7%
Jerry Fowden 77,707,006 99.7% 245,778 0.3%
David T. Gibbons 75,003,475 96.2% 2,949,309 3.8%
Stephen H. Halperin 42,669,176 54.7% 35,283,607 45.3%
Betty Jane Hess 75,000,479 96.2% 2,952,305 3.8%
Gregory R. Monahan 75,015,409 96.2% 2,937,375 3.8%
Mario Pilozzi 75,028,211 96.2% 2,924,573 3.8%
Andrew Prozes 75,025,368 96.2% 2,927,416 3.8%
Eric S. Rosenfeld 60,024,636 77.0% 17,928,147 23.0%
Graham W. Savage 74,860,715 96.0% 3,092,069 4.0%
         
 

In addition, Cott reports that the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Cott's independent registered certified public accounting firm for the 2013 fiscal year, the approval of Cott's amended and restated equity incentive plan and the advisory vote on executive compensation were passed by a majority of the votes represented at the Meeting.

About Cott Corporation 
Cott is one of the world's largest producers of beverages on behalf of retailers, brand owners and distributors. Cott produces multiple types of beverages in a variety of packaging formats and sizes, including carbonated soft drinks, 100% shelf stable juice and juice-based products, clear, still and sparkling flavored waters, energy products, sports products, new age beverages, and ready-to-drink teas, as well as alcoholic beverages for brand owners. Cott's large manufacturing footprint, substantial research and development capability and high-level of quality and customer service enables Cott to offer its customers a strong value-added proposition of low cost, high quality products. With approximately 4,000 employees, Cott operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico. Cott also develops and manufactures beverage concentrates, which it exports to over 50 countries around the world.

Website: www.cott.com

For further information: Michael C. Massi, Investor Relations, Tel: (813) 313-1786