Intact Financial Corporation announces results of its 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

MONTRÉAL, May 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) announced the results of the votes conducted at its 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders earlier today in Montréal, Québec.

1. Election of Directors

The nominees listed in its management proxy circular dated March 30, 2016 were elected as directors of Intact Financial Corporation. The detailed results of the vote are set out below.

Nominee

Votes

For

% Votes

For

Votes Withheld

% Votes
Withheld

Charles Brindamour

98,763,764

99.62 %

379,128

0.38 %

Yves Brouillette

93,312,364

94.12 %

5,830,528

5.88 %

Robert W. Crispin

98,588,262

99.44 %

554,630

0.56%

Janet De Silva

99,031,723

99.89 %

111,169

0.11%

Claude Dussault

95,717,629

96.55 %

3,425,263

3.45%

Robert G. Leary

98,760,692

99.61 %

382,200

0.39%

Eileen Mercier

97,722,976

98.57 %

1,419,916

1.43%

Timothy H. Penner

97,580,999

98.42 %

1,561,893

1.58%

Louise Roy

97,082,608

97.92 %

2,060,284

2.08%

Frederick Singer

97,486,346

98.33 %

1,656,546

1.67%

Stephen G. Snyder

97,600,461

98.44 %

1,542,431

1.56%

Carol Stephenson

96,029,710

96.86 %

3,113,182

3.14%

2. Appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Auditor

Ernst & Young LLP was appointed as auditor of Intact Financial Corporation. The detailed results of the vote are set out below.

Votes For

% Votes For

Votes Withheld

% Votes
Withheld

96,534,878

97.37%

2,608,014

2.63%

3. Advisory Resolution on the Approach to Executive Compensation

The advisory resolution on the approach to executive compensation disclosed in the Company's management proxy circular dated March 30, 2016 was accepted. The detailed results of the vote are set out below.

Votes For

% Votes For

Votes Against

% Votes
Against

95,816,275

96.65%

3,325,817

3.35%

About Intact Financial Corporation
Intact Financial Corporation is the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in Canada with close to $8.0 billion in premiums. Supported by over 12,000 employees, the Company insures more than five million individuals and businesses through its insurance subsidiaries and is the largest private sector provider of P&C insurance in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Québec, Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia. The Company distributes insurance under the Intact Insurance brand through a wide network of brokers, including its wholly owned subsidiary, BrokerLink, and directly to consumers through belairdirect.

SOURCE Intact Financial Corporation

For further information: Media Inquiries: Stephanie Sorensen, Director, External Communications, 1 (416) 344-8027, stephanie.sorensen@intact.net; Investor Inquiries: Samantha Cheung, Vice President, Investor Relations, 1 (416) 344-8004, samantha.cheung@intact.net

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