OKOTOKS, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) - Mullen Group Ltd. ("Mullen Group" and/or the "Corporation") (TSX:MTL) announced today that the nominees listed in the Corporation's Information Circular - Proxy Statement dated March 17, 2016, were elected as directors of the Corporation at its annual general meeting held on May 3, 2016.

By resolution passed via ballot, the following seven nominees were elected as directors of the Corporation to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the Corporation, or until their successors are elected or appointed. The results of the ballot were as follows:

Nominee Votes
% For Votes
% Withheld
Alan D. Archibald 69,676,286 94.58 % 3,996,252 5.42 %
Greg Bay 71,560,698 97.13 % 2,111,840 2.87 %
Dennis J. Hoffman 71,563,112 97.14 % 2,109,426 2.86 %
Stephen H. Lockwood 69,314,638 94.08 % 4,357,900 5.92 %
David E. Mullen 66,193,477 89.85 % 7,479,061 10.15 %
Murray K. Mullen 70,073,762 95.12 % 3,598,776 4.88 %
Philip J. Scherman 71,684,722 97.30 % 1,987,816 2.70 %

Independent Lead Director

The Corporation also announced today that after the annual general meeting, Mr. Greg Bay replaced Mr. Alan D. Archibald, as Chairman of its Compensation, Nomination and Governance Committee and will act as Lead Director of its Board of Directors (the "Board"). Mr. Bay is an independent director who has served on Mullen Group's Board since 2005.

Mullen Group is a company that owns a network of independently operated businesses. The Corporation is recognized as one of the leading suppliers of trucking and logistics services in Canada and provides a wide range of specialized transportation and related services to the oil and natural gas industry in western Canada - two sectors of the economy in which Mullen Group has strong business relationships and industry leadership. The corporate office provides management and financial expertise, technology and systems support, shared services and strategic planning to its independent businesses.

Mullen Group is a publicly traded corporation listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "MTL". Additional information is available on our website at www.mullen-group.com or on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Contact Information:

Mullen Group Ltd.
Mr. Murray K. Mullen
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President
403-995-5200 or Toll Free: 1-866-995-7711
403-995-5296 (FAX)

Mullen Group Ltd.
Mr. P. Stephen Clark
Chief Financial Officer
403-995-5200 or Toll Free: 1-866-995-7711
403-995-5296 (FAX)

Mullen Group Ltd.
Mr. Richard J. Maloney
Senior Vice President
403-995-5200 or Toll Free: 1-866-995-7711
403-995-5296 (FAX)