TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that the nominees listed in the proxy circular dated March 11, 2014 were each elected as a director of Manulife Financial Corporation at the Annual and Special Meeting held earlier today in Toronto. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors are set out below.
|Nominee||Votes For||% For||Votes Withheld||% Withheld|
|Joseph P. Caron||916,627,836||96.76%||30,647,559||3.24%|
|John M. Cassaday||880,533,988||92.95%||66,739,788||7.05%|
|Susan F. Dabarno||942,693,406||99.52%||4,584,323||0.48%|
|Richard B. DeWolfe||932,194,533||98.41%||15,086,116||1.59%|
|Sheila S. Fraser||941,911,523||99.43%||5,373,463||0.57%|
|Donald A. Guloien||941,849,285||99.43%||5,431,292||0.57%|
|Scott M. Hand||841,343,793||88.82%||105,938,695||11.18%|
|Luther S. Helms||931,790,918||98.36%||15,492,325||1.64%|
|Donald R. Lindsay||940,887,792||99.32%||6,395,958||0.68%|
|John R.V. Palmer||934,607,771||98.66%||12,673,026||1.34%|
|C. James Prieur||942,323,207||99.48%||4,961,795||0.52%|
|Andrea S. Rosen||942,129,402||99.46%||5,155,449||0.54%|
|Lesley D. Webster||916,119,186||96.71%||31,161,100||3.29%|
About Manulife Financial
Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Clients look to Manulife for strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for their most significant financial decisions. Our international network of employees, agents and distribution partners offers financial protection and wealth management products and services to millions of clients. We also provide asset management services to institutional customers. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were approximately C$635 billion (US$574 billion) as at March 31, 2014. The Company operates as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the United States.
Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the Internet at manulife.com.
SOURCE: Manulife Financial Corporation
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Sean B. Pasternak