TORONTO, April 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Scotiabank announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated February 7, 2013 were elected as directors of the Bank. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders earlier today in Halifax, Nova Scotia are set out below.
Election of Directors
On a vote by ballot, each of the following 14 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of the Bank:
|Nominee||Votes For||% For||Votes Withheld||% Withheld|
|Ronald A. Brenneman||631,034,613||96.38%||23,703,314||3.62%|
|David A. Dodge||648,436,641||99.04%||6,301,362||0.96%|
|N. Ashleigh Everett||646,647,332||98.76%||8,090,711||1.24%|
|John C. Kerr||632,200,824||96.56%||22,536,705||3.44%|
|John T. Mayberry||632,614,460||96.62%||22,123,543||3.38%|
|Thomas C. O'Neill||643,740,113||98.32%||10,997,416||1.68%|
|Brian J. Porter||635,392,801||97.05%||19,345,202||2.95%|
|Aaron W. Regent||647,835,094||98.95%||6,902,909||1.05%|
|Indira V. Samarasekera||633,687,697||96.78%||21,050,346||3.22%|
|Susan L. Segal||644,020,389||98.36%||10,717,614||1.64%|
|Paul D. Sobey||630,177,215||96.25%||24,560,099||3.75%|
|Barbara S. Thomas||633,566,573||96.77%||21,170,741||3.23%|
|Richard E. Waugh||644,639,921||98.46%||10,096,787||1.54%|
Scotiabank is a leading multinational financial services provider and Canada's most international bank. With more than 82,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates serve some 19 million customers in more than 55 countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a broad range of products and services including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking. In December 2012, Scotiabank became the first Canadian bank to be named Global Bank of the Year and Bank of the Year in the Americas by The Banker magazine, a Financial Times publication. With assets of $736 billion (as at January 31, 2013), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.
For further information:
Andrew Chornenky, Scotiabank Media Communications,
[email protected], 416-866-4826.