Suncor Energy shareholders approve all resolutions at Annual General Meeting

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- Suncor Energy held its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in Calgary today. A total of approximately 1.055 billion shares (approximately 67.5 % of outstanding common shares) were represented in person or by proxy.

During the regular business proceedings at the meeting, shareholders approved the following resolutions:

1. The appointment of 12 board members (11 of whom are independent), with shares represented at the meeting voting in favour of individual directors as follows:

Mel E. Benson                                                         97.63%
Dominic D'Alessandro                                                  99.31%
John T. Ferguson                                                      99.23%
W. Douglas Ford                                                       97.45%
Paul Haseldonckx                                                      99.34%
John R. Huff                                                          97.66%
Jacques Lamarre                                                       97.87%
Maureen McCaw                                                         97.74%
Michael W. O'Brien                                                    99.30%
James W. Simpson                                                      97.71%
Eira M. Thomas                                                        99.47%
Steven W. Williams                                                    99.49%

2. The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Suncor's auditors.

3. Management's approach to executive compensation (say on pay) disclosed in Suncor's management proxy circular, with 93.58 % of shares represented at the meeting voting in favour of the advisory resolution.

Note: The biographies of Board members and further details about Suncor's corporate governance practices are available on

The text of remarks by Rick George, outgoing chief executive officer, Steve Williams, president and chief executive officer and Bart Demosky, chief financial officer are available in the newsroom section of An archive of the video webcast of the meeting will be available for the next 90 days at

Suncor Energy is Canada's premier integrated energy company. Suncor's operations include oil sands development and upgrading, conventional and offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. While working to responsibly develop petroleum resources, Suncor is also developing a growing renewable energy portfolio. Suncor's common shares (symbol: SU) are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.

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