MONTREAL, April 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank of Canada (the "Bank") (TSX: NA) announced today that each director nominee listed in the Management Proxy Circular dated February 21, 2014 was elected as Director of the Bank during the Annual Meeting of the Holders of Common Shares held today in Calgary, Alberta. In addition, Jean Houde becomes the new Chairman of the Board, replacing the outgoing Jean Douville who is retiring after serving as Chairman for some 10 years.
The details of the election are as follows:
|DIRECTOR NOMINEE||OUTCOME||FOR||% FOR||WITHHELD||% WITHHELD|
|Lawrence S. Bloomberg||Elected||158,772,401||99.34||1,053,027||0.66|
|Gillian H. Denham||Elected||158,289,061||99.04||1,536,327||0.96|
|Lino A. Saputo, Jr.||Elected||153,946,215||96.32||5,879,028||3.68|
The results of the final votes regarding all matters subject to a vote during the annual meeting are available on the Bank's website (nbc.ca/investorrelations) as well as on the SEDAR website (sedar.com).
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With $195 billion in assets as at January 31, 2014, National Bank of Canada (www.nbc.ca), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups, and has been named among the 20 strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets magazine. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities via social media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca.
SOURCE: National Bank of Canada
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