Loblaw Companies Limited Announces Election of Directors

05/02/2019

TORONTO, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) (TSX: L) today announced that all of the nominee directors listed in the management proxy circular dated March 22, 2019, were elected as directors of Loblaw. The vote was conducted at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which took place on May 2, 2019 in Toronto. The results of the vote are set out below:

Name of Nominee

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Paul M. Beeston

320,411,651

98.84%

3,776,511

1.16%

Paviter S. Binning

322,655,314

99.53%

1,532,848

0.47%

Scott B. Bonham

324,134,879

99.98%

53,283

0.02%

Warren Bryant

322,342,477

99.43%

1,845,685

0.57%

Christie J.B. Clark

324,132,779

99.98%

55,383

0.02%

William A. Downe

322,348,120

99.43%

1,840,042

0.57%

Janice Fukakusa

324,134,210

99.98%

53,952

0.02%

M. Marianne Harris

324,144,490

99.99%

43,672

0.01%

Claudia Kotchka

322,348,531

99.43%

1,839,631

0.57%

Beth Pritchard

324,124,030

99.98%

64,132

0.02%

Sarah Raiss

322,343,168

99.43%

1,844,994

0.57%

Galen G. Weston

317,422,148

97.91%

6,766,014

2.09%

 

About Loblaw Companies Limited

Loblaw is Canada's food and pharmacy leader, and the nation's largest retailer. 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 company's 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® 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