Loblaw Companies Limited Announces Election of Directors

05/04/2018

TORONTO, May 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) (TSX: L) today announced that all of the nominee directors listed in the management proxy circular dated March 29, 2018, were elected as directors of Loblaw. The vote was conducted at the Company's Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders, which took place on May 3, 2018 in Toronto. The results of the vote are set out below:

Name of Nominee

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Paul M. Beeston

331,218,226

99.16%

2,793,224

0.84%

Scott B. Bonham

332,696,847

99.61%

1,314,521

0.39%

Warren Bryant

331,307,192

99.19%

2,704,259

0.81%

Christie J.B. Clark

332,301,940

99.49%

1,709,511

0.51%

William A. Downe

333,928,371

99.98%

83,103

0.02%

M. Marianne Harris

333,935,987

99.98%

75,487

0.02%

Claudia Kotchka

332,685,744

99.60%

1,325,730

0.40%

Nancy H.O. Lockhart

330,692,328

99.01%

3,319,146

0.99%

Thomas C. O'Neill

329,297,835

98.59%

4,713,639

1.41%

Beth Pritchard

332,661,273

99.60%

1,350,200

0.40%

Sarah Raiss

332,552,744

99.56%

1,458,730

0.44%

Galen G. Weston

326,680,339

97.81%

7,331,135

2.19%

 

About Loblaw Companies Limited

Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada's food and pharmacy leader, the nation's largest retailer, and the majority unit holder of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Loblaw provides Canadians with grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, financial services, and wireless mobile products and services. With more than 2,400 corporate, franchised and Associate-owned locations, Loblaw, its franchisees, and Associate-owners employ approximately 200,000 full- and part-time employees, making it one of Canada's largest private sector employers.

Loblaw's purpose – Live Life Well® – puts first the needs and well-being of Canadians who make one billion transactions annually in the companies' stores. Loblaw is positioned to meet and exceed those needs in many ways: convenient locations; more than 1,050 grocery stores that span the value spectrum from discount to specialty; full-service pharmacies at nearly 1,400 Shoppers Drug Mart® and Pharmaprix® locations and close to 500 Loblaw locations; PC Financial® financial services; affordable Joe Fresh® fashion and family apparel; and three of Canada's top consumer brands in Life Brand®, no name® and President's Choice®.For more information, visit Loblaw's website at www.loblaw.ca and Loblaw's issuer profile at www.sedar.com.

SOURCE Loblaw Companies Limited

Roy MacDonald, Investor Relations, (905) 861-2436, Roy.MacDonald@loblaw.ca