West Fraser Announces Voting Results for the Election of Directors

VANCOUVER, BC—(Marketwired – April 21, 2016) –  West Fraser (TSX: WFT) announced, in accordance with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements, the voting results from its Annual General Meeting held Tuesday, April 19, 2016 in Quesnel, British Columbia.

A total of 70,504,432 Common shares and Class B Common shares were voted at the meeting, representing 91% of the votes attached to all outstanding shares. Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business before the meeting, including the election of all director nominees as follows:

Director   Percentage of Votes in Favour  
Hank Ketcham   97  
Clark S. Binkley   98  
Reid E. Carter   100  
John N. Floren   100  
J. Duncan Gibson   98  
John K. Ketcham   94  
Harald H. Ludwig   97  
Gerald J. Miller   97  
Robert L. Phillips   98  
Janice G. Rennie   98  
Ted Seraphim   99  

Detailed voting results for the meeting are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

The Company

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips and energy with facilities in western Canada and the southern United States.

West Fraser shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol: “WFT”.