TORONTO, May 13, 2013 /CNW/ - George Weston Limited (Weston) (TSX: WN) today announced that all of the nominee directors listed in the management proxy circular dated March 18, 2013, were elected as directors of Weston. The vote was conducted at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which took place on May 9, 2013 in Toronto. The results of the vote are set out below:
|Name of Nominee||Votes For||Percent||Votes Withheld||Percent|
|A. Charles Baillie||111,504,616||98.37%||1,852,053||1.63%|
|Paviter S. Binning||113,102,503||99.78%||254,166||0.22%|
|Peter B.M. Eby||111,418,479||98.29%||1,938,190||1.71%|
|Anthony R. Graham||110,124,194||97.15%||3,232,475||2.85%|
|John S. Lacey||111,504,470||98.37%||1,852,199||1.63%|
|Sarabjit S. Marwah||113,243,539||99.90%||113,130||0.10%|
|J. Robert S. Prichard||111,089,599||98.00%||2,267,070||2.00%|
|Thomas F. Rahilly||113,241,231||99.90%||115,438||0.10%|
|W. Galen Weston||112,282,416||99.05%||1,074,253||0.95%|
Final results on all matters voted at the Annual Meeting held on May 9, 2013 will be filed shortly with the Canadian securities regulators.
About George Weston Limited
George Weston Limited is a Canadian public company founded in 1882 and through its operating subsidiaries constitutes one of North America's largest food processing and distribution groups. George Weston Limited has two reportable operating segments: Weston Foods and Loblaw, which is operated by Loblaw Companies Limited. The Weston Foods operating segment is primarily engaged in the baking industry within North America. Loblaw is Canada's largest food distributor and a leading provider of general merchandise, drugstore and financial products and services.
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