TORONTO, May 4, 2022 /CNW/ - Russel Metals Inc. (RUS - TSX) announces voting results from its 2022 annual meeting of shareholders held on May 4, 2022.  A total of 33,323,116 common shares were represented at the meeting in person or by proxy, representing 52.80% of the 63,111,470 issued and outstanding common shares as of the record date on March 18, 2022.

Shareholders voted in favour of the election of each nominee director as follows:


Nominee


Votes For


Percentage For


Votes Withheld


Percentage
Withheld

Linh J. Austin

32,675,253

98.97%

339,398


1.03%

John M. Clark

31,802,989

96.33%

1,211,662


3.67%

James F. Dinning

29,442,532

89.18%

3,572,119


10.82%

Brian R. Hedges

29,558,201

89.53%

3,456,450


10.47%

Cynthia Johnston

32,157,332

97.40%

857,319


2.60%

Alice D. Laberge

30,011,794

90.90%

3,002,857


9.10%

William M. O'Reilly

30,024,223

90.94%

2,990,428


9.06%

Roger D. Paiva

32,546,849

98.58%

467,802


1.42%

John G. Reid

31,991,348

96.90%

1,023,303


3.10%

Annie Thabet

32,743,802

99.18%

270,849


0.82%


The Company's advisory "say on pay" resolution was also approved with 87.82% of the votes cast in favour of the resolution.  In addition, the resolution appointing Deloitte LLP as auditors of the Company was approved.

About Russel Metals Inc.

Russel Metals is one of the largest metals distribution companies in North America, with a growing focus on value-added processing.  It carries on business in three segments: metals service centers, energy products and steel distributors.  Its network of metals service centers carries an extensive line of metal products in a wide range of sizes, shapes and specifications, including carbon hot rolled and cold finished steel, pipe and tubular products, stainless steel, aluminum and other non-ferrous specialty metals.  Its energy products operations carry a specialized product line focused on the needs of energy industry customers.  Its steel distributors operations act as master distributors selling steel in large volumes to other steel service centers and large equipment manufacturers mainly on an "as is" basis.

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