Richelieu reports on shareholders' voting results for the election of directors

MONTREAL, April 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Richelieu (TSX: RCH) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders today. All the candidates proposed as directors were duly elected as directors of the Corporation by a majority of the votes cast by the shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Meeting, as follows:

  For Withheld
  Number % Number %
Pierre Bourgie 14,124,182 89.19 1,711,283 10.81
Denyse Chicoyne 15,769,813 99.59 65,652 0.41
Robert Courteau 15,768,313 99.58 67,152 0.42
Jean Douville 15,768,313 99.58 67,152 0.42
Mathieu Gauvin 15,832,396 99.98 3,069 0.02
Richard Lord 15,084,467 95.26 750,998 4.74
Marc Poulin 15,832,396 99.98 3,069 0.02
Jocelyn Proteau 15,384,002 97.15 451,463 2.85

Profile as at April 3, 2014

Richelieu is a leading North American distributor, importer and manufacturer of specialty hardware and complementary products. Its products are targeted to an extensive customer base of kitchen and bathroom cabinet, furniture, and window and door manufacturers plus the residential and commercial woodworking industry, as well as a large customer base of hardware retailers, including renovation superstores. Richelieu offers customers a broad mix of high-end products sourced from manufacturers around the world. Its product selection consists of more than 100,000 different items targeted to a base of some 70,000 customers who are served by 62 centres in North America - 35 distribution centres in Canada, 25 in the United States and two manufacturing plants in Canada, specifically Cedan Industries Inc. which specializes in the manufacture of a wide variety of veneer sheets and edgebanding products and Menuiserie des Pins Ltée which manufactures components for the window and door industry and a broad selection of decorative mouldings.

SOURCE Richelieu Hardware Ltd.

For further information:

Antoine Auclair
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Tel: (514) 336-4144 www.richelieu.com