MONTREAL, January 28, 2015 - Following the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of METRO INC. held on January 27, 2015, METRO INC. is announcing the voting results obtained at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders for the election of its directors.
The 14 nominees proposed by management were elected as directors. According to proxies received and ballots cast, each of the following 14 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||61,628,979||99.51||300,471||0.49|
|Eric R. La Flèche||61,249,873||98.89||687,205||1.11|
The Corporation congratulates the directors for their election as well as Mr. Réal Raymond for his nomination as Chair of the Board of Directors.
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.
Vice-President, Treasury, Risks and Investor Relations