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


TORONTO, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Maple Leaf Foods Inc. reports that at its Annual Meeting of shareholders on May 1, 2014 there were 6 shareholders voting in person holding 5,051 Voting Common Shares and 510 shareholders voting by proxy holding 115,095,172 Voting Common Shares, representing in total 516 shareholders holding 115,100,223 Voting Common Shares being 82.02% of the total number of Voting Common Shares outstanding.

Each of the directors listed as nominees in the management proxy circular dated March 20, 2014 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
Percentage of
Shares Withheld
from Voting
W.E. Aziz 108,287,994 99.67% 357,716 0.33%
W.G. Beattie 106,966,824 98.45% 1,678,886 1.55%
G.A. Boland 107,809,474 99.23% 836,236 0.77%
J.L. Bragg 107,219,815 98.69% 1,425,895 1.31%
D.L. Emerson 108,609,429 99.97% 36,281 0.03%
J. Gandz 106,795,130 98.30% 1,850,580 1.70%
C. R. Lamoureux 107,212,887 98.68% 1,432,823 1.32%
M.H. McCain 106,904,189 98.40% 1,741,521 1.60%
D.E.  McGarry 107,183,036 98.65% 1,462,674 1.35%
J.P. Olson 107,192,398 98.66% 1,453,312 1.34%

*  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 food processing company, headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The Company employs approximately 18,000 people at its operations across Canada and in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Asia. The Company had sales of $4.4 billion in 2013.


SOURCE: Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

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