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Gregory Boland Resigns as Director of Maple Leaf Foods

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 14, 2016 /CNW/ – Maple Leaf Foods (MFI: TSX) today announced that Mr. Gregory Boland has resigned as a director of Maple Leaf Foods.

Mr. Boland has been a director since 2011 and served on the Audit Committee and the Human Resources and Compensation Committee.

“Following Maple Leaf’s successful strategic transformation, the Company is well positioned to deliver sustainable, profitable growth,” said Mr. Boland. “I have enjoyed working with the board, management and people across the Company and wish them continued success.”

“Mr. Boland has made significant contributions to the board and to the success of our Company,” said David Emerson, Chairman. “On behalf of the entire board, I want to thank him for his engagement and commitment to making Maple Leaf the profitable company it is today.”

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a leading Canadian consumer protein company, making high quality, innovative products under national brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina®. The Company employs approximately 11,500 people across Canada and exports to global markets, including the U.S. and Asia. The Company is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario and its shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (MFI).

SOURCE Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

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