Cott Announces Results of Voting for Directors at Annual Meeting of Shareowners and Declaration of Dividend

TORONTO and TAMPA, FL, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ – Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT; TSX:BCB) (the "Company" or "Cott") today announced the results of voting for directors at its annual meeting of shareowners held on April 30, 2019 (the "Meeting") and the declaration of a dividend.

Cott Corporation (CNW Group/Cott Corporation)

VOTING RESULTS FOR ELECTION OF DIRECTORS   

By a vote conducted by ballot, each of the nominees listed in the proxy statement dated March 19, 2019 was elected as a director of the Company at the Meeting. The detailed voting results are as follows:

Nominee

# of
Votes For

% of Votes
For

# of Votes
Withheld

% of Votes
Withheld

Britta Bomhard

109,721,104

99.89%

119,916

0.11%

Jerry Fowden

107,946,300

98.28%

1,894,720

1.72%

Stephen H. Halperin

107,429,926

97.80%

2,411,094

2.20%

Thomas Harrington

108,575,248

98.85%

1,265,772

1.15%

Betty Jane Hess

108,210,205

98.52%

1,630,815

1.48%

Gregory Monahan

109,212,489

99.43%

628,531

0.57%

Mario Pilozzi

109,062,023

99.29%

778,997

0.71%

Eric Rosenfeld

67,453,312

61.41%

42,387,708

38.59%

Graham Savage

108,930,716

99.17%

910,304

0.83%

Steven Stanbrook

109,709,385

99.88%

131,635

0.12%

 

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

DECLARATION OF DIVIDEND

Cott’s Board of Directors has declared a dividend of US$0.06 per share on common shares, payable in cash on June 12, 2019 to shareowners of record at the close of business on May 31, 2019.

ABOUT COTT CORPORATION

Cott is a water, coffee, tea, extracts and filtration service company with a leading volume-based national presence in the North American and European home and office bottled water delivery industry and a leader in custom coffee roasting, blending of iced tea, and extract solutions for the U.S. foodservice industry.  Our platform reaches over 2.5 million customers or delivery points across North America and Europe supported by strategically located sales and distribution facilities and fleets, as well as wholesalers and distributors.  This enables us to efficiently service residences, businesses, restaurant chains, hotels and motels, small and large retailers, and healthcare facilities.

Website: www.cott.com

SOURCE Cott Corporation

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