WMS Stockholders Elect Directors and Approve All Other Matters
Matthew Paull, Former CFO of McDonalds Corporation, Joins Board
WAUKEGAN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WMS Industries Inc. (WMS) announced today that stockholders re-elected all eight nominees standing for re-election to the WMS Industries Board of Directors: Robert J. Bahash, Brian R. Gamache, Patricia M. Nazemetz, Edward W. Rabin, Jr., Ira S. Sheinfeld, Bobby L. Siller, William J. Vareschi, Jr, and Keith R. Wyche; and also elected Matthew Paull, the former Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of McDonalds Corporation, who was nominated this year to join the Board. Each director garnered a minimum of at least 89% of the votes cast.
Stockholders also voted to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for Fiscal 2013, approve the adoption of WMS Industries Inc. 2012 Restated Incentive Plan and approve the advisory resolution on executive compensation.
WMS serves the gaming industry worldwide by designing, manufacturing and marketing games, video and mechanical reel-spinning gaming machines, video lottery terminals and in gaming operations, which consists of the placement of leased participation gaming machines in legal gaming venues. The Company also develops and markets digital gaming content, products, services and end-to-end solutions that address global online wagering and play-for-fun social, casual and mobile gaming opportunities. WMS is proactively addressing the next stage of casino gaming floor evolution with its WAGE-NET networked gaming solution, a suite of systems technologies and applications designed to increase customers revenue generating capabilities and operational efficiency. More information on WMS can be found at www.wms.com or visit the Company on Facebook®, Twitter® or YouTube ®.
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Source: WMS Industries Inc.Copyright Business Wire 2012