MONTREAL, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of METRO INC. held on January 28, 2014, METRO INC. is publishing the voting results obtained at the meeting for the election of its directors.
The 15 nominees proposed by management were elected as directors. According to proxies received and ballots cast, each of the following 15 individuals were elected as directors of the Corporation until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until such person's successor is elected or appointed, with the following results:
|NAME OF NOMINEE||VOTES FOR||%||VOTES WITHHELD||%|
|Christian W.E. Haub||64,346,329||98.50||983,097||1.50|
|Eric R. La Flèche||65,044,786||99.59||270,653||0.41|
|Pierre H. Lessard||63,975,519||97.93||1,353,907||2.07|
|John H. Tory||65,132,233||99.70||197,193||0.30|
The Corporation congratulates the directors for their election.
With annual sales of over $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, METRO INC. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical distribution in Quebec and Ontario, where it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
SOURCE: METRO INC.
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