Scotiabank Announces Election of Directors

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%
C.J. Chen 651,688,417 99.53% 3,049,586 0.47%
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%

About Scotiabank
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.

SOURCE Scotiabank



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