Norbord announces election of board of directors; all nominees listed in March 3 circular proposed by management were acclaimed

TORONTO, Ontario , May 2, 2014 (press release) – Norbord Inc. (TSX: NBD) announced results from its 2014 annual meeting of shareholders held earlier today.  All of the ten nominees listed in the Corporation's Management Proxy Circular dated March 3, 2014 proposed by management for election to the Board of Directors at the annual meeting of shareholders were acclaimed.  The Directors will remain in office until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed.  The proxies received by management were as follows:

 
  Votes in Favour Votes Withheld
Name # % # %
Jack L. Cockwell 37,665,717 86.50 5,876,298 13.50
Dian N. Cohen 43,240,168 99.31 301,847 0.69
Pierre Dupuis 43,390,007 99.65 152,008 0.35
Jon S. Haick 37,716,901 86.62 5,825,114 13.38
Robert J. Harding 37,763,671 86.73 5,778,344 13.27
Neville W. Kirchmann 43,291,769 99.43 250,246 0.57
J. Barrie Shineton 38,297,998 87.96 5,244,017 12.04
Denis A. Turcotte 43,129,099 99.05 412,916 0.95
James D. Wallace 43,217,338 99.25 324,677 0.75
Peter C. Wijnbergen 38,681,305 88.84 4,860,710 11.16

 

Norbord Profile

Norbord Inc. is an international producer of wood-based panels with assets of $1 billion, employing approximately 1,950 people at 13 plant locations in the United States, Europe and Canada. Norbord is one of the world's largest producers of oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to OSB, Norbord manufactures particleboard, medium density fibreboard (MDF) and related value-added products. Norbord is a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NBD. 

SOURCE Norbord Inc.

For further information:

Heather Colpitts
Manager, Corporate Affairs
Tel. (416) 365-0705
info@norbord.com

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