BCE announces election of directors

MONTRÉAL, April 28, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE) today announced that shareholders voted in favour of all items of business put forth by BCE at the company's Annual General Shareholder Meeting today in Montréal, 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

343,814,124

99.18%

2,845,811

0.82%

Ronald A. Brenneman

342,133,645

98.69%

4,526,290

1.31%

Sophie Brochu

343,592,322

99.12%

3,067,613

0.88%

Robert E. Brown

341,986,293

98.65%

4,673,642

1.35%

George A. Cope

344,824,490

99.47%

1,835,445

0.53%

David F. Denison

343,858,348

99.19%

2,801,587

0.81%

Robert P. Dexter

334,054,800

96.36%

12,605,135

3.64%

Ian Greenberg

333,448,613

96.19%

13,211,322

3.81%

Katherine Lee

344,421,984

99.35%

2,237,951

0.65%

Monique F. Leroux

335,383,017

96.75%

11,276,918

3.25%

Gordon M. Nixon

(Chair of the Board)

343,747,120

99.16%

2,912,815

0.84%

Calin Rovinescu

325,548,049

93.91%

21,111,886

6.09%

Robert C. Simmonds

344,775,233

99.46%

1,884,702

0.54%

Paul R. Weiss

343,040,929

98.96%

3,619,006

1.04%

 

For Director biographies, please visit the BCE Board Members section under Governance on BCE.ca. Information regarding all matters subject to a vote during BCE's Annual General Shareholder meeting is available on SEDAR.com.

About BCE
Canada's largest communications company, BCE provides a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband wireless, TV, Internet and business communication services 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. 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 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
(514) 870-4739
jean_charles.robillard@bell.ca

Investor inquiries:

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

 

SOURCE Bell Canada

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