Great-West Lifeco announces election of Directors

TSX:GWO

WINNIPEG, May 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Great-West Lifeco Inc. announced that the proposal to amend the Articles of the Corporation to increase the number of directors from 20 to 21 was passed by a 97.59% majority and that the 21 nominees listed in its Management Proxy Circular dated February 21, 2017 were elected as Directors of the Corporation at its Annual and Special Meeting held today in Winnipeg. The results of the vote by ballot are set out below.




Name

For

Withheld

Deborah J. Barrett

99.74%

0.26%

Marcel R. Coutu

99.12%

0.88%

André Desmarais

90.04%

9.96%

Paul Desmarais, Jr.

87.37%

12.63%

Gary A. Doer

99.22%

0.78%

David G. Fuller

99.93%

0.07%

Claude Généreux

91.40%

8.60%

Chaviva M. Hošek

99.78%

0.22%

J. David A. Jackson

99.41%

0.59%

Paul A. Mahon

99.51%

0.49%

Susan J. McArthur

99.43%

0.57%

R. Jeffrey Orr

90.82%

9.18%

Rima Qureshi

99.86%

0.14%

Donald M. Raymond

99.93%

0.07%

Henri-Paul Rousseau

98.62%

1.38%

T. Timothy Ryan

99.46%

0.54%

Jerome J. Selitto

99.84%

0.16%

James M. Singh

99.84%

0.16%

Gregory D. Tretiak

98.86%

1.14%

Siim A. Vanaselja

99.85%

0.15%

Brian E. Walsh

96.92%

3.08%




Great-West Lifeco
Great-West Lifeco Inc. is an international financial services holding company with interests in life insurance, health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management and reinsurance businesses. Lifeco has operations in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia through Great-West Life, London Life, Canada Life, Irish Life, Great-West Financial and Putnam Investments. Lifeco and its companies have approximately $1.3 trillion in consolidated assets under administration as at March 31, 2017 and are members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies. Great-West Lifeco trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol GWO. To learn more, visit www.greatwestlifeco.com.

SOURCE Great-West Lifeco Inc.

For further information: Media Relations: Marlene Klassen, APR, Assistant Vice-President, Communications, 204-946-7705; Investor Relations: Deirdre Neary, Assistant Vice-President, Investor Relations, 416-552-3208

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