TORONTO and TAMPA, FL--(May 1, 2013) - Cott Corporation (
|Nominee||Votes For||Votes Withheld|
|George A. Burnett||75,030,133||96.3%||2,922,650||3.7%|
|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%|
|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.