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George Weston Limited Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, May 9, 2018 /CNW/ - George Weston Limited (Weston) (TSX: WN) today announced that all of the nominee directors listed in the management proxy circular dated March 29, 2018, were elected as directors of Weston. The vote was conducted at the Company's Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders, which took place on May 8, 2018 in Toronto. The results of the vote are set out below:

Name of Nominee

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Andrew A. Ferrier

112,566,154

99.91%

102,320

0.09%

Isabelle Marcoux

112,192,673

99.58%

475,801

0.42%

Sarabjit S. Marwah

112,508,142

99.86%

160,332

0.14%

Gordon M. Nixon

112,560,975

99.90%

107,499

0.10%

Robert S. Prichard

111,129,654

98.63%

1,538,820

1.37%

Thomas F. Rahilly

112,542,637

99.89%

125,837

0.11%

Robert Sawyer

112,645,096

99.98%

21,926

0.02%

Christi Strauss

112,645,423

99.98%

21,599

0.02%

Barbara Stymiest

112,479,921

99.83%

187,101

0.17%

Alannah Weston

112,571,226

99.91%

95,796

0.09%

Galen G. Weston

110,749,081

98.30%

1,917,941

1.70%

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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