Industrial Alliance Announces Annual Meeting Voting Results

QUEBEC CITY, May 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (TSX: IAG) announces the results of the vote by ballot held at the company's annual meeting on Thursday, May 5, 2016.

Election of Directors by Common Shareholders
The following were the results of the vote by ballot for the election of directors by common shareholders:

 

Name of Nominee

Votes For

%

Votes Withheld

%

Jocelyne Bourgon

76,034,204

99.94

46,939

0.06

Pierre Brodeur

70,049,965

92.07

6,031,178

7.93

Yvon Charest

75,251,540

98.91

829,523

1.09

Denyse Chicoyne

76,028,899

99.93

52,198

0.07

Michael Hanley

76,021,472

99.92

59,655

0.08

John LeBoutillier

61,664,795

81.05

14,416,396

18.95

Jacques Martin

76,026,492

99.93

54,651

0.07

Francis McGuire

70,039,349

92.06

6,041,842

7.94

Mary C. Ritchie

75,122,492

98.74

958,780

1.26

 

Election of Directors by Participating Policyholders
The following were the results of the vote by ballot for the election of directors by participating policyholders:

 

Name of Nominee

Votes For

%

Votes Withheld

%

Robert Coallier

474

93.86

31

6.14

Agathe Côté

470

92.89

36

7.11

Claude Lamoureux

455

89.92

51

10.08

Danielle G. Morin

477

94.64

27

5.36

Louis Têtu

461

91.29

44

8.71

 

Appointment of the External Auditor
The following were the results of the vote by ballot for the appointment of Deloitte LLP as external auditor:

 

Votes For

%

Votes Withheld

%

73,665,973

96.79

2,444,710

3.21

 

Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
The following were the results of the vote by ballot for the advisory resolution on executive compensation, as described in the Information Circular dated February 29, 2016:

 

Votes For

%

Votes Against

%

65,723,841

86.39

10,356,786

13.61

 

Shareholder Proposal No. 1
The following were the results of the vote by ballot for Shareholder Proposal No. 1, as described in the Information Circular dated February 29, 2016:

 

Votes For

%

Votes Against

%

917,368

1.21

75,162,934

98.79

 

Shareholder Proposal No. 2
The following were the results of the vote by ballot for Shareholder Proposal No. 2, as described in the Information Circular dated February 29, 2016:

 

Votes For

%

Votes Against

%

2,128,362

2.80

73,951,784

97.20

 

Shareholder Proposal No. 3
The following were the results of the vote by ballot for Shareholder Proposal No. 3, as described in the Information Circular dated February 29, 2016:

 

Votes For

%

Votes Against

%

5,740,710

7.55

70,339,218

92.45

 

Shareholder Proposal No. 4
The following were the results of the vote by ballot for Shareholder Proposal No. 4, as described in the Information Circular dated February 29, 2016:

 

Votes For

%

Votes Against

%

1,361,461

1.79

74,718,511

98.21

 

About iA Financial Group
Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group offers life and health insurance products, mutual and segregated funds, savings and retirement plans, RRSPs, securities, auto and home insurance, mortgages and car loans and other financial products and services for both individuals and groups. It is one of the four largest life and health insurance companies in Canada and among the largest publicly traded companies in the country. iA Financial Group stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol IAG.

 

SOURCE Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.

For further information: Pierre Picard, Manager, Public Relations, Phone: 418-684-5000, ext. 1-1660, Email: pierre.picard@ia.ca, Website: www.ia.ca

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