Richelieu reports on shareholders' voting results for the election of the directors

MONTREAL, March 28, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Richelieu (TSX: RCH) held its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders today. All the candidates proposed as directors were duly elected as directors of the Corporation by a majority of the votes cast by the shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Meeting, as follows:

    For        Withheld    
    Number      Number   %
Pierre Bourgie    17,575,970   99.71   50,453   0.29
Denyse Chicoyne    17,621,200   99.97   5,223   0.03
Robert Courteau    17,581,270   99.74   45,153   0.26
Jean Douville    17,580,176   99.74   46,247    0.26
Mathieu Gauvin    17,583,000   99.75   43,423   0.25
Richard Lord    16,874,668   95.74   751,755   4.26
Marc Poulin    17,619,476   99.96   6,947   0.04
Jocelyn Proteau    17,178,763   97.46   447,660   2.54

Profile as at March 28, 2013

Richelieu is a leading North American distributor, importer and manufacturer of specialty hardware and complementary products. Its products are targeted to an extensive customer base of kitchen and bathroom cabinet, furniture, and window and door manufacturers plus the residential and commercial woodworking industry, as well as a large customer base of hardware retailers, including renovation superstores. Richelieu offers customers a broad mix of high-end products sourced from manufacturers around the world. Its product selection consists of more than 90,000 different items targeted to a base of some 70,000 customers who are served by 61 centres in North America - 34 distribution centres in Canada, 25 in the United States and two manufacturing plants in Canada, specifically Cedan Industries Inc. which specializes in the manufacture of a wide variety of veneer sheets and edgebanding products and Menuiserie des Pins Ltée which manufactures components for the window and door industry and a broad selection of decorative mouldings.

SOURCE: Richelieu Hardwood Ltd.

For further information:

Antoine Auclair
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Tel: (514) 336-4144

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Richelieu Hardwood Ltd.

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