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2015/05/02

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.










Number of Shares





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