Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd Shareholders Approve Election of Directors, Appointment of Auditors and Share Purchase Plan Reserve

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    CARIBBEAN UTILITIES COMPANY, LTD. CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES ARE LISTED FOR TRADING IN UNITED STATES FUNDS ON THE TORONTOSTOCK EXCHANGE.

    GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, May 16, 2020 /CNW/ – Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX:CUP.U) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced that the nominees listed in the Company’s Notice to Shareholders and Management Information Circular dated March 16, 2020 were elected as Directors of Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held as a virtual meeting on May 14, 2020 in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

    Election of Directors

    The following nominees were elected to serve as directors of CUC until the next annual meeting of the Company or until their successors are elected or appointed.

    Nominees

    Votes For

    Votes Withheld

    Mrs. Jennifer P. Dilbert

    19,894,078

    99.96%

    100

    0.00%

    Mrs. Sheree Ebanks

    19,882,945

    99.96%

    0

    0.00%

    Mr. Woodrow Foster

    19,891,978

    99.85%

    21,499

    0.11%

    Mrs. Sophia Harris

    19,891,978

    99.90%

    11,233

    0.06%

    Mr. R. Scott Hawkes

    19,894,178

    99.95%

    2,200

    0.01%

    Mr. J.F. Richard Hew

    19,891,978

    99.95%

    2,200

    0.01%

    Mr. Mark Macfee

    19,894,178

    99.96%

    0

    0.00%

    Mr. Eddinton M. Powell

    19,881,612

    99.95%

    2,200

    0.01%

    Mr. David E. Ritch

    19,891,778

    99.96%

    0

    0.00%

    Mr. Gary Smith

    19,881,312

    99.90%

    12,566

    0.06%

    Mr. Peter A. Thomson

    19,882,945

    99.95%

    2,400

    0.01%

    Mr. Lynn R. Young

    19,891,978

    99.90%

    12,866

    0.06%

    Appointment of Auditors

    Shareholders of the Company approved the appointment of Deloitte LLP. as auditors of CUC until the next annual meeting of the Company, and the Board of Directors was authorized to fix the auditors’ remuneration.

    Votes For

    Votes Withheld

    19,880,480

    99.89%

    21,576

    0.11%

    Share Purchase Plan Reserve

    Shareholders of the Company approved the increase in the number of Class A Ordinary Shares reserved for issuance under the Employee Share Purchase Plan.

    Votes For

    Votes Against

    Votes Withheld

    19,893,658

    99.80%

    0

    0.00%

    520

    0.00%

    CUC provides electricity to Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, under a non-exclusive Electricity Generation Licence expiring in 2039 and an exclusive Electricity Transmission and Distribution Licence expiring in 2028.  Further information is available at www.cuc-cayman.com.

    Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (“CUC” or “the Company”), on occasion, includes forward-looking statements in its media releases, Canadian securities regulatory authorities filings, shareholder reports and other communications. Forward-looking statements include statements that are predictive in nature, depend upon future events or conditions, or include words such as “expects”, “anticipates”, “plan”, “believes”, “estimates”, “intends”, “targets”, “projects”, “forecasts”, “schedule”, or negative versions thereof and other similar expressions, or future or conditional verbs such as “may”, “will”, “should”, “would” and “could”.  Forward-looking statements are based on underlying assumptions and management’s beliefs, estimates and opinions, and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties surrounding future expectations generally that may cause actual results to vary from plans, targets and estimates. Such risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to operational, general economic, market and business conditions, regulatory developments and weather conditions. CUC cautions readers that actual results may vary significantly from those expected should certain risks or uncertainties materialize or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect.  Forward-looking statements are provided for the purpose of providing information about management’s current expectations and plans relating to the future.  Readers are cautioned that such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as required by law.

    SOURCE Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd.