Equitable Group Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, May 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Equitable Group Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: EQB and EQB.PR.C) today announced that each of the ten nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated April 6, 2016, were elected as directors of the Company at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today in Toronto.

Detailed results of the vote are set out below.

NOMINEE

VOTES FOR

VOTES WITHHELD

Eric Beutel

11,705,059

100.00%

320

0.00%

Johanne Brossard

11,704,759

99.99%

620

0.01%

Michael Emory

11,627,427

99.33%

77,952

0.67%

Eric Kirzner

11,704,236

99.99%

1,143

0.01%

David LeGresley

11,627,427

99.33%

77,952

0.67%

Lynn McDonald

11,702,004

99.97%

3,375

0.03%

Andrew Moor

11,704,759

99.99%

620

0.01%

Rowan Saunders

11,704,979

100.00%

400

0.00%

Vincenza Sera

11,704,759

99.99%

620

0.01%

Michael Stramaglia

11,704,759

99.99%

620

0.01%

 

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Meeting have been filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company's website at www.equitablebank.ca.

About Equitable Group Inc.
Equitable Group Inc. is the parent company of Equitable Bank, Canada's ninth largest independent Schedule I bank. Through its proven branchless approach and customer service focus, Equitable has grown to over $18.6 billion of assets under management by offering Canadians a diverse suite of residential lending, commercial lending and savings solutions. Most recently, Equitable launched a digital banking operation, EQ Bank, along with its flagship product the EQ Bank Savings Plus Account.  Equitable Bank currently employs over 500 employees across the country, and was named one of Canada's best employers for 2016 by Aon. For more information about Equitable Bank and its products, please visit  www.equitablebank.ca.

SOURCE Equitable Group Inc.

For further information: Andrew Moor, President and Chief Executive Officer, 416-515-7000

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