Maple Leaf Foods Inc. Announces Results of Vote For Election of Directors

TSX: MFI

www.mapleleaffoods.com

TORONTO, April 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Maple Leaf Foods Inc. reports that at its Annual Meeting of shareholders on April 27, 2017 there were 492 shareholders voting in person and by proxy holding in total 104,892,689 Voting Common Shares, being 80.49% of the total number of Voting Common Shares outstanding.

Each of the directors listed as nominees in the management proxy circular dated March 27, 2017 were elected directors of the Corporation until the next Annual Meeting.

The results of the vote for the election of directors are as follows:

Names of Directors

Number of Shares
Voted For*

Percentage of
Shares Voted For

Number of Shares
Withheld from
Voting*

Percentage of
Shares Withheld
from Voting

W.E. Aziz

104,190,680

99.90%

108,823

0.10%

W.G. Beattie

103,829,325

99.55%

470,178

0.45%

R.G. Close

104,268,640

99.97%

30,863

0.03%

D.L. Emerson

103,964,467

99.68%

335,036

0.32%

J.M. Fraser

104,251,233

99.95%

48,270

0.05%

J.A. Lederer

104,189,677

99.89%

109,826

0.11%

M.H. McCain

104,263,285

99.97%

36,218

0.03%

J.P. Olson

104,266,798

99.97%

32,705

0.03%

C.M. Stephenson

104,127,048

99.83%

172,455

0.17%

*     As the vote for each motion was taken by a show of hands, the number of votes disclosed reflects only those proxies received by management in advance of the meeting.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a leading consumer protein company, making high quality, innovative products under national brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders® Country Naturals®, Mina® and Lightlife®. Maple Leaf employs approximately 11,500 people and does business in Canada, the U.S. and Asia. The Company is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario and its shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (MFI).

SOURCE Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

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