CAE announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Alan N. MacGibbon as Chair of the Board following CAE's 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today. He succeeds the Honourable John Manley who served as a director since 2008 and as Chair of the Board since 2018. In line with CAE's term limits policy, Manley is not standing for re-election as a director.
MacGibbon has been an independent director of CAE since 2015.
He was Managing Partner and Chief Executive of Deloitte LLP Canada from 2004 to 2012 and served on the Executive and Global Board of Directors of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited during this term. He served as Global Managing Director, Quality, Strategy and Communications of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and as Senior Counsel of Deloitte LLP Canada from June 2012 to December 2013.
"I am honoured to succeed John as Chair, and grateful for the Board's confidence," said MacGibbon. "I look forward to working with my fellow directors and our management team to pursue our strategic focus on delivering innovative end-to-end training solutions on a global scale."
CAE is also pleased to announce that Elise Eberwein and Ayman Antoun were elected to its Board as independent directors, effective today. Eberwein has over 35 years of commercial aviation experience, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, People, Communications and Public Affairs for American Airlines, Inc. Antoun has been General Manager, IBM Americas, which includes Canada, the United States and Latin America, since 2020. He also is a member of IBM's Performance Team, consisting of IBM's top 50 executives globally.
CAE also announced the final director election results from its 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
The following 13 nominees were elected as Directors of CAE:
|Nominee||Votes for||For (%)||Votes Withheld||Withheld (%)|
|Ayman Antoun||254,232,815||99.87 %||323,802||0.13 %|
|Margaret S. (Peg) Billson||242,527,719||95.27 %||12,028,898||4.73 %|
|Elise Eberwein||254,228,700||99.87 %||327,917||0.13 %|
|Hon. Michael M. Fortier||210,614,097||82.74 %||43,942,520||17.26 %|
|Marianne Harrison||251,048,760||98.62 %||3,507,857||1.38 %|
|Alan N. MacGibbon||244,446,475||96.03 %||10,110,142||3.97 %|
|Mary Lou Maher||247,367,289||97.18 %||7,189,328||2.82 %|
|François Olivier||251,664,205||98.86 %||2,892,412||1.14 %|
|Marc Parent||254,247,882||99.88 %||309,416||0.12 %|
|Gen. David G. Perkins, USA (Ret.)||245,614,203||96.49 %||8,942,414||3.51 %|
|Michael E. Roach||251,653,182||98.86 %||2,903,435||1.14 %|
|Patrick M. Shanahan||254,217,248||99.87 %||339,369||0.13 %|
|Andrew J. Stevens||244,222,498||95.94 %||10,334,119||4.06 %|
Final results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting are filed concurrently with the securities regulators.