BCE announces election of directors

MONTRÉAL, April 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company, today announced that shareholders voted in favour of all items of business put forth by BCE at the company's Annual and General Shareholder Meeting today in Toronto, including the re-election of the Directors by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy:

 

Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

Barry K. Allen

303,092,965

99.01%

3,033,586

0.99%

Ronald A. Brenneman

302,458,485

98.80%

3,667,780

1.20%

Sophie Brochu

302,407,999

98.79%

3,718,485

1.21%

Robert E. Brown

300,308,231

98.10%

5,818,052

1.90%

George A. Cope

303,080,798

99.01%

3,045,485

0.99%

David F. Denison

303,156,472

99.03%

2,970,015

0.97%

Robert P. Dexter

300,337,986

98.11%

5,788,501

1.89%

Ian Greenberg

285,887,263

93.39%

20,238,868

6.61%

Gordon M. Nixon

303,680,632

99.20%

2,445,855

0.80%

Thomas C. O'Neill

(Chair of the Board)

298,436,308

97.49%

7,690,179

2.51%

Robert C. Simmonds

304,361,686

99.42%

1,764,801

0.58%

Carole Taylor

304,257,331

99.39%

1,868,961

0.61%

Paul R. Weiss

303,272,971

99.07%

2,853,513

0.93%

 

For Director biographies, please visit BCE.ca. Information regarding all matters subject to a vote during BCE's Annual and General Shareholder meeting is available on Sedar.com.

ABOUT BCE
Canada's largest communications company, BCE provides a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband communication services to residential and business customers from Bell Canada and Bell Aliant. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out of home and digital media, including CTV, Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. To learn more, please visit BCE.ca.

The Bell Let's Talk initiative promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns, like Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk and Bell Let's Talk Day, and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research, and workplace initiatives. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.

 

Media inquiries:

Jean Charles Robillard
Bell Communications
(514) 870-4739
jean_charles.robillard@bell.ca

Investor inquiries:

Thane Fotopoulos
BCE Investor Relations
(514) 870-4619
thane.fotopoulos@bell.ca

SOURCE Bell Canada

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