Laurentian Bank announces election of directors

MONTREAL, April 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX: LB) announces that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated February 17, 2016 were elected as directors of Laurentian Bank of Canada (the "Bank"). The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual and Special Meeting of the holders of common shares of the Bank earlier today in Toronto are set out below.

Each of the following 11 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of the Bank:

 




Nominee

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Lise Bastarache

19,190,474

99.63%

70,952

0.37%

Richard Bélanger

18,500,936

96.05%

761,090

3.95%

Michael T. Boychuk

19,210,330

99.73%

51,696

0.27%

Isabelle Courville

17,750,347

92.15%

1,511,679

7.85%

François Desjardins

19,210,904

99.73%

51,122

0.27%

Michel Labonté

19,201,391

99.69%

60,635

0.31%

A. Michel Lavigne

19,203,742

99.70%

58,284

0.30%

Jacqueline C. Orange

19,204,711

99.70%

57,315

0.30%

Michelle R. Savoy

18,627,353

96.71%

634,673

3.29%

Jonathan I. Wener

19,132,064

99.33%

129,962

0.67%

Susan Wolburgh Jenah

19,205,577

99.71%

56,449

0.29%

 

Voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual and Special Meeting of the holders of common shares will be published shortly on www.laurentianbank.ca, and filed with Canadian securities regulators.

About Laurentian Bank

Laurentian Bank of Canada is a banking institution whose activities extend across Canada. The Bank serves one and a half million clients throughout the country and employs more than 3,700 people whose talent and dedication have made it a major player in numerous market segments. The Bank has more than $40 billion in balance sheet assets and $42 billion in assets under administration.

Laurentian Bank distinguishes itself through the excellence and simplicity of its services. The Bank caters to the needs of retail clients via its branch network. The Bank has also earned a solid reputation among small and medium-sized enterprises and real estate developers thanks to its specialized teams across Canada, namely in Ontario, Québec, Alberta, British Columbia and Nova Scotia. For their part, B2B Bank is a Canadian leader in providing banking and investment products and services to financial advisors and brokers, while the expertise and effectiveness of Laurentian Bank Securities' integrated brokerage services are known nationwide.

 

SOURCE Laurentian Bank of Canada

For further information: Louise Bergeron, Vice-President, Executive Office, Office: 514 284-4500, extension 4840, Cellular: 514 978-0453, louise.bergeron@laurentianbank.ca


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