VANCOUVER, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Intact Financial Corporation (TSX : IFC) announced that the nominees listed in its management proxy circular dated March 28, 2014 were elected as directors of Intact Financial Corporation. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders earlier today in Vancouver, British Columbia are set out below.
| % Votes
| % Votes
|Robert W. Crispin||96,255,973||99.65%||342,740||0.35%|
|Janet De Silva||96,410,094||99.80%||188,619||0.20%|
|Timothy H. Penner||96,423,138||99.82%||175,575||0.18%|
|Stephen G. Snyder||96,555,662||99.96%||43,051||0.04%|
Revised amendment to quorum requirement in Company by-law
Prior to the annual and special meeting of shareholders held today, the Board of Directors adopted a revised amendment to the section of the by-law regarding the quorum requirement at meetings of shareholders. The revised amendment calls for at least two shareholders to be present in person in addition to the original amendment requiring a quorum of at least 25% of the shares to be present in person or represented by proxy. This initiative reflects the Board's commitment to best corporate governance practices.
The revised amendment was confirmed by shareholders at the annual and special meeting.
About Intact Financial Corporation
Intact Financial Corporation (www.intactfc.com) is the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in Canada. Intact offers home, auto and business insurance through Intact Insurance, belairdirect, Grey Power, BrokerLink and Jevco.
SOURCE: Intact Financial Corporation
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