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George Weston Limited Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, May 10, 2017 /CNW// - George Weston Limited (Weston) (TSX: WN) today announced that all of the nominee directors listed in the management proxy circular dated March 27, 2017, were elected as directors of Weston. The vote was conducted at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which took place on May 9, 2017 in Toronto. The results of the vote are set out below:

Name of Nominee                 

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Isabelle Marcoux

110,811,746

99.86%

159,231

0.14%

Sarabjit S. Marwah

110,670,772

99.73%

300,205

0.27%

Gordon M. Nixon

110,814,353

99.86%

156,624

0.14%

Robert S. Prichard

109,646,194

98.81%

1,324,783

1.19%

Thomas F. Rahilly

110,676,010

99.73%

294,967

0.27%

Robert Sawyer

110,954,006

99.98%

16,971

0.02%

Christi Strauss

110,950,770

99.98%

20,207

0.02%

Barbara Stymiest

110,688,579

99.75%

282,398

0.25%

Alannah Weston

105,199,640

94.80%

5,771,337

5.20%

Galen G. Weston

109,426,627

98.61%

1,544,350

1.39%

George Weston Limited (CNW Group/George Weston Limited)

 

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.

SOURCE George Weston Limited

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