SOURCE: Willbros Group, Inc.

Willbros Group, Inc.

May 24, 2012 17:09 ET

Willbros Elects Robert R. Harl, Edward J. DiPaolo and Michael C. Lebens to Board

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - May 24, 2012) - Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced that at its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, held on May 23, 2012, stockholders, with a majority of votes cast, re-elected Robert R. Harl and Edward J. DiPaolo and elected Michael C. Lebens as Class I directors to its Board.

Willbros also announced that stockholders approved proposals to amend the 2010 Stock and Incentive Compensation Plan and the 2006 Director Restricted Stock Plan and, in an advisory vote, approved Named Executive Officer compensation ("Say on Pay"). Say on Pay was approved by 83.5 percent of the votes on this proposal, compared to 53.4 percent in 2011. Stockholders also ratified re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent auditor for 2012.

Willbros Group, Inc. is an independent contractor serving the oil, gas, power, refining and petrochemical industries, providing engineering, construction, turnaround, maintenance, life-cycle extension services and facilities development and operations services to industry and government entities worldwide. For more information on Willbros, please visit our web site at

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