Loblaw Companies Limited Announces Election of Directors
TORONTO, May 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) (TSX: L) today announced that all of the nominee directors listed in the management proxy circular dated March 18, 2013, were elected as directors of Loblaw. The vote was conducted at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which took place on May 2, 2013 in Toronto. The results of the vote are set out below:
|Name of Nominee||Votes For||Percent||Votes Withheld||Percent|
|Stephen E. Bachand||247,988,194||97.99%||5,098,763||2.01%|
|Paul M. Beeston||252,828,084||99.90%||259,022||0.10%|
|Christie J.B. Clark||252,955,449||99.95%||131,659||0.05%|
|Gordon A.M. Currie||252,035,631||99.58%||1,051,477||0.42%|
|Anthony S. Fell||247,414,238||97.76%||5,672,870||2.24%|
|Anthony R. Graham||236,751,408||93.55%||16,335,700||6.45%|
|John S. Lacey||252,629,757||99.82%||457,351||0.18%|
|Nancy H.O. Lockhart||247,923,667||97.96%||5,163,441||2.04%|
|Thomas C. O'Neill||248,002,587||97.99%||5,084,521||2.01%|
|Galen G. Weston||241,950,612||95.60%||11,136,012||4.40%|
|John D. Wetmore||252,951,006||99.95%||136,102||
Final results on all matters voted at the Annual Meeting held on May 2, 2013 will be filed shortly with the Canadian securities regulators.
About Loblaw Companies Limited
Loblaw Companies Limited, a subsidiary of George Weston Limited, is Canada's largest food retailer and a leading provider of drugstore, general merchandise and financial products and services. Loblaw is one of the largest private sector employers in Canada. With more than 1,000 corporate and franchised stores from coast to coast, Loblaw and its franchisees employ more than 134,000 full-time and part-time employees. Through its portfolio of store formats, Loblaw is committed to providing Canadians with a wide, growing and successful range of products and services to meet the everyday household demands of Canadian consumers. Loblaw is known for the quality, innovation and value of its food offering. It offers Canada's strongest control (private) label program, including the unique President's Choice®, no name® and Joe Fresh® brands. In addition, the Company makes available to consumers President's Choice Financial® services and offers the PC® points and PC Plus™ loyalty program.
SOURCE Loblaw Companies Limited
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