Chartwell Retirement Residences

Chartwell Retirement Residences

May 16, 2014 10:29 ET

Chartwell Retirement Residences Announces Election of Trustees and Directors

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 16, 2014) - Chartwell Retirement Residences ("Chartwell") (TSX:CSH.UN) announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated April 1, 2014 were elected as trustees of Chartwell, trustees of CSH Trust and directors of Chartwell Master Care Corporation. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors and trustees held at Chartwell's Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in Toronto are set out below.

Each of the following three nominees proposed by management was elected as a trustee of Chartwell Retirement Residences (the "Chartwell Trustees") as follows:

Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld
Lise Bastarache 110,729,347 99.30% 775,221 0.70%
Sidney P. H. Robinson 111,308,577 99.82% 195,991 0.18%
Huw Thomas 104,092,563 93.35% 7,412,005 6.65%

As directed by unitholders of Chartwell, the Chartwell Trustees voted units of CSH Trust to elect the trustees of CSH Trust as follows:

Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld
Michael D. Harris 100,615,628 90.23% 10,888,939 9.77%
André R. Kuzmicki 111,086,016 99.62% 418,551 0.38%
Thomas Schwartz 104,714,985 93.91% 6,789,582 6.09%

As directed by unitholders of Chartwell, the Chartwell Trustees caused the common shares of Chartwell Master Care Corporation (the "Corporation") to be voted to elect the directors of the Corporation as follows:

Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld
Lise Bastarache 110,726,164 99.30% 778,403 0.70%
W. Brent Binions 110,752,858 99.33% 751,709 0.67%
Michael D. Harris 97,866,043 87.77% 13,638,524 12.23%
André R. Kuzmicki 111,085,101 99.62% 419,466 0.38%
Sidney P. H. Robinson 110,168,701 98.80% 1,335,866 1.20%
Sharon Sallows 109,908,489 98.57% 1,596,078 1.43%
Thomas Schwartz 103,308,025 92.65% 8,196,542 7.35%
Huw Thomas 105,096,413 94.25% 6,408,154 5.75%

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 15, 2014 will be published shortly on

About Chartwell:

Chartwell is an unincorporated, open-ended trust which indirectly owns and operates a complete range of seniors housing communities from independent supportive living through assisted living to long term care. It is one of the largest participants in the seniors housing business in North America. Chartwell's aim is to capitalize on the strong demographic trends present in its markets to maximize the value of its existing portfolio of retirement residences, and prudently avail itself of opportunities to grow internally and through accretive acquisitions.

Contact Information

  • Chartwell Retirement Residences
    Vlad Volodarski
    Chief Financial Officer
    (905) 501-4709
    (905) 501-4710 (FAX)