STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced the voting results for the election of its directors at its Annual General Meeting held today at Empire Studio 7 Cinemas, 612 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.
There were 34,260,763 Class B shares (100% of outstanding Class B shares) represented by proxy at the Meeting and 100% of the Class B shares were voted in favour of each director nominee, and no Class B shares were withheld from voting on any nominee.
Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) is a Canadian company headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Empire's key businesses include food retailing and related real estate. With over $17 billion in annual sales and approximately $9.0 billion in assets, Empire and its subsidiaries directly employ approximately 47,000 people.
SOURCE: EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED
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Paul V. Beesley
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer