METRO INC. announces the voting results on the election of its directors

MONTREAL, Jan. 27, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of METRO INC. held on January 26, 2016, METRO INC. is announcing the voting results obtained at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders for the election of its directors.

The 14 nominees proposed by management were elected as directors. According to proxies received and ballots cast, each of the following 14 individuals were elected as directors of the Corporation until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until such person's successor is elected or appointed, with the following results:

 

NAME OF NOMINEE

VOTES FOR

%

VOTES WITHHELD

%

Maryse Bertrand

175,064,423

99.90

182,646

0.10

Stephanie Coyles

175,008,608

99.86

238,461

0.14

Marc DeSerres

171,775,208

98.02

3,471,861

1.98

Claude Dussault

174,378,224

99.50

868,845

0.50

Serge Ferland

174,461,115

99.55

785,954

0.45

Russell Goodman

174,735,772

99.71

511,297

0.29

Marc Guay

175,134,716

99.94

112,353

0.06

Christian W.E. Haub

174,499,355

99.57

747,714

0.43

Michel Labonté

173,481,951

98.99

1,765,118

1.01

Eric R. La Flèche

174,857,377

99.78

389,692

0.22

Christine Magee

174,928,484

99.83

289,983

0.17

Marie-José Nadeau

172,800,143

98.60

2,446,926

1.40

Réal Raymond

174,773,559

99.73

472,910

0.27

Line Rivard

175,023,326

99.87

223,743

0.13

 

The Corporation congratulates the directors for their election.

METRO INC.
With annual sales of over $12 billion and over 65,000 employees, METRO INC. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical distribution in Québec and Ontario, where it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.

 

SOURCE METRO INC.

For further information: Roberto Sbrugnera, Vice-President, Treasury, Risks and Investor Relations, METRO INC., 514.643.1245

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