BCE announces election of Directors

OTTAWA, April 26, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE) (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 Ottawa, including the 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

328,613,103

99.05%

3,166,229

0.95%

Sophie Brochu

327,887,874

98.83%

3,891,458

1.17%

Robert E., Brown

327,685,824

98.77%

4,093,508

1.23%

George A., Cope

328,824,300

99.11%

2,955,032

0.89%

David F., Denison

327,830,562

98.81%

3,948,770

1.19%

Robert P., Dexter

313,796,503

94.58%

17,982,829

5.42%

Ian Greenberg

293,909,073

88.59%

37,870,259

11.41%

Katherine Lee

328,422,104

98.99%

3,357,228

1.01%

Monique F., Leroux

326,228,175

98.33%

5,551,157

1.67%

Gordon M., Nixon

(Chair of the Board)

328,644,988

99.06%

3,134,344

0.94%

Calin Rovinescu

326,663,053

98.46%

5,116,279

1.54%

Karen Sheriff

328,869,933

99.12%

2,909,399

0.88%

Robert C., Simmonds

329,302,575

99.25%

2,476,757

0.75%

Paul R. Weiss

326,579,799

98.43%

5,199,533

1.57%

 

For Director biographies, please visit the Board members & committees 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 the broadest range of broadband wireless, TV, Internet and business communication services to consumer and business customers throughout the country. 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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