Canada Bread Announces Results of Vote for Election of Directors

TORONTO, May 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Bread Company, Limited reports that at its Annual Meeting of shareholders on May 8, 2013 there were 2 shareholders voting in person holding 1,100 Voting Common Shares and 142 shareholders voting by proxy holding 23,664,818 Voting Common Shares, representing in total 144 shareholders holding 23,665,918 Voting Common Shares being 93.11% of the total number of Voting Common Shares outstanding.

Each of the directors listed as nominees in the management proxy circular dated March 25, 2013 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 23,656,543 99.97% 6,000 0.03%
S.A.E Everett 23,665,743 99.97% 6,800 0.03%
R.A. Lan 23,428,213 99.01% 234,330 0.99%
J. S. McCain 23,425,955 99.00% 236,588 1.00%
M.H. McCain 23,428,335 99.01% 234,208 0.99%
J.F. Petch 23,655,723 99.97% 6,820 0.03%
M.H. Vels 23,429,365 99.01% 233,178 0.99%

*  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.

Canada Bread Company Limited, which is 90% owned by Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (TSX:MFI) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh bakery products, frozen par-baked products and fresh pasta and sauces. The Company had 2012 sales of $1.6 billion and employs approximately 5,500 people at its operations across North America and in the United Kingdom. 

 

SOURCE: Canada Bread Company, Limited

For further information:

Investor Contact: Nick Boland,
VP Investor Relations: 416-926-2005
Media Contact: Dave Bauer,
905-285-1510


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