Morneau Shepell announces new appointment to Board of Directors

Kevin Pennington becomes ninth Board member

TORONTO, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell Inc. (TSX: MSI) is pleased to announce that Kevin Pennington has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Pennington is the Chief Human Resources Officer of Fiserv, Inc., a leading global technology provider serving the financial services industry; driving innovation in payments, processing services, risk and compliance, customer and channel management, and business insights and optimization. He is located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mr. Pennington has held senior executive and human resources positions in both Canada and the United States during his more than 30-year career, including roles in the Canadian telecom industry and a number of U.S. based technology and telecommunications firms.

"We are delighted to welcome Kevin to our Board of Directors," said Bill Morneau, Executive Chair of Morneau Shepell. "He brings exceptional insight into the human resources field on both sides of the border from both the people and administrative technology perspectives. In addition, his significant understanding of the U.S. market, an important growth area for Morneau Shepell, will be invaluable."

Mr. Pennington holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Science/Management, as well as a Master of Science degree in Counseling, both from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.

About Morneau Shepell Inc.
Morneau Shepell is the largest company in Canada offering human resources consulting and outsourcing services. The Company is the leading provider of employee and family assistance programs, as well as the largest administrator of retirement and benefits plans and the largest provider of integrated absence management solutions in Canada. Through health and productivity, administrative, and retirement solutions, Morneau Shepell helps clients reduce costs, increase employee productivity and improve their competitive position. Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves more than 20,000 clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and associations in North America. With approximately 3,500 employees in offices across North America, Morneau Shepell provides services to organizations across Canada, in the United States, and around the globe. Morneau Shepell is a publicly-traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit morneaushepell.com.

SOURCE Morneau Shepell - Investor Relations

For further information: Nathan Gibson, Morneau Shepell, 416-390-2641, ngibson@morneaushepell.com

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