VALCOURT, QUEBEC, CANADA – May 29, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – BRP Inc. (TSX: DOO, NASDAQ: DOOO) held earlier today its annual meeting of shareholders in Valcourt, Quebec. The meeting was broadcasted via live webcast and conference call. The webcast is now available on BRP’s website at www.brp.com.
During the meeting, the Company acknowledged the departure from the Board of Directors of Mr. J.R. André Bombardier and thanked him for his many years of contribution to the success of the Company. Mr. Bombardier has been helping to build BRP from the beginning and has sat on the Board of Directors of BRP from 2004 until now.
A tribute was also paid to Mr. Daniel J. O’Neill, who was also a director for BRP Inc. since 2004 and who passed away unexpectedly recently. Mr. O’Neill contributed to BRP in many significant ways over the years by putting to good use his extensive business experience and his pragmatic approach to problem-solving. For his support of BRP and for the excellent relationships he had with everyone at BRP, he will be greatly missed. BRP would like to express its sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Otherwise, all of the nominees for directors listed in the Company’s management proxy circular dated April 28, 2020 were elected by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy at the meeting. The voting result for each nominee is as follows:
Other Changes to the Board of Directors
BRP welcomes Mr. Charles Bombardier as a new member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Bombardier was nominated for election as a director of BRP Inc. for the first time this year and was designated by the Beaudier Group.
Mr. J.R. André Bombardier did not stand for re-election as a director at the annual meeting of shareholders.
Changes to the Board Committees
Mr. Nicholas Nomicos was appointed as a member of the Audit Committee to replace Mr. Daniel J. O’Neill, and Mr. Nomicos ceased to be a member of the Human Resources & Compensation Committee and the Nominating Governance and Social Responsibility Committee. As a result of the foregoing changes, the composition of the Board committees is now as follows:
|Directors||Audit Committee||Human Resources & Compensation Committee||Investment and Risk Committee||Nominating, Governance and Social Responsibility Committee|
|José Boisjoli (Chair)||Member|
To learn more about BRP’s Board members, click here.
We are a global leader in the world of powersports vehicles, propulsion systems and boats built on over 75 years of ingenuity and intensive consumer focus. Our portfolio of industry-leading and distinctive products includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am on- and off-road vehicles, Alumacraft, Manitou, Quintrex, Stacer and Savage boats, Evinrude and Rotax marine propulsion systems as well as Rotax engines for karts, motorcycles and recreational aircraft. We complete our lines of products with a dedicated parts, accessories and apparel business to fully enhance the riding experience. With annual sales of CA$6.1 billion from over 120 countries, our global workforce is made up of approximately 13,500 driven, resourceful people.
Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Can-Am, Rotax, Evinrude, Manitou, Alumacraft, Quintrex, Stacer, Savage and the BRP logo are trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Source: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.