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CN announces election of directors

MONTREAL, May 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that the director nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 12, 2019, were elected as directors of CN. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at CN’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 30 in Montreal are set out below.

Election of Directors

On a vote by ballot, each of the following 13 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of CN:

NomineeVotes For% ForVotes
% Withheld
Shauneen Bruder 538,199,96499.622,039,1650.38
Donald J. Carty535,001,90899.035,237,2220.97
Ambassador Gordon D. Giffin 518,972,53696.0621,266,5943.94
Julie Godin 535,933,44199.204,305,6890.80
Edith E. Holiday 476,623,78088.2263,615,34811.78
V. Maureen Kempston Darkes 514,362,44595.2125,876,6854.79
The Hon. Denis Losier 505,232,67993.5235,006,4516.48
The Hon. Kevin G. Lynch 497,418,56192.0742,820,5697.93
James E. O’Connor 537,800,98599.552,438,1450.45
Robert Pace 513,902,47395.1326,336,6564.87
Robert L. Phillips 529,824,14698.0710,414,9831.93
Jean-Jacques Ruest536,789,99399.363,449,1360.64
Laura Stein 504,054,03593.3036,185,0936.70

Robert Pace was unanimously re-elected by the board of directors as board chair. Mr. Pace is president and chief executive officer of The Pace Group Ltd., based in Halifax, N.S., which is engaged in radio broadcasting, real estate and environmental services.

Biographical information on all directors is available at

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today will be filed with the Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.

CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting more than C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors, ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer goods, across a rail network of approximately 20,000 route-miles spanning Canada and mid-America. CN – Canadian National Railway Company, along with its operating railway subsidiaries – serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America. For more information about CN, visit the Company’s website at

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