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Maple Leaf Foods Inc. Announces Results of Vote for Election of Directors

 

 

TORONTO, May 1, 2015 /CNW/ – Maple Leaf Foods Inc. reports that at its Annual Meeting of shareholders on April 30, 2015 there were 6 shareholders voting in person holding 19,604 Voting Common Shares and 403 shareholders voting by proxy holding 116,587,330 Voting Common Shares, representing in total 409 shareholders holding 116,606,934 Voting Common Shares being 81.50% of the total number of Voting Common Shares outstanding.

Each of the directors listed as nominees in the management proxy circular dated March 19, 2015 were elected directors of the Corporation until the next Annual Meeting.

The results of the vote for the election of directors are as follows:

Names of Directors

Number of Shares

Voted For*

Percentage of

Shares Voted For

Number of Shares

Withheld from

Voting*

Percentage of

Shares Withheld

from Voting

W.E. Aziz

106,038,969

94.13%

6,607,186

5.87%

W.G. Beattie

105,938,949

94.05%

6,707,206

5.95%

G.A. Boland

106,160,509

94.24%

6,485,646

5.76%

J.L. Bragg

106,231,331

94.31%

6,414,824

5.69%

R.G. Close

106,803,318

94.81%

5,842,837

5.19%

D.L. Emerson

106,524,775

94.57%

6,121,380

5.43%

J.M. Fraser

107,007,969

94.99%

5,638,186

5.01%

C. R. Lamoureux

106,227,011

94.30%

6,419,144

5.70%

M.H. McCain

106,800,982

94.81%

5,845,173

5.19%

J.P. Olson

106,534,715

94.57%

6,111,440

5.43%

* As the vote for each motion was taken by a show of hands, the number of votes disclosed reflects only those proxies received by management in advance of the meeting.

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 12,000 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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