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George Weston Limited Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - George Weston Limited (Weston) (TSX: WN) today announced that all of the nominee directors listed in the management proxy circular dated March 22, 2019, were elected as directors. The vote was conducted at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which took place on May 7, 2019 in Toronto. The results of the vote are set out below:

Name of Nominee                 

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Paviter S. Binning

136,100,436

99.62%

519,055

0.38%

Andrew A. Ferrier

136,488,114

99.90%

131,377

0.10%

Nancy H.O. Lockhart

135,908,574

99.48%

710,917

0.52%

Sarabjit S. Marwah

136,281,456

99.75%

338,035

0.25%

Gordon M. Nixon

136,185,735

99.68%

433,756

0.32%

Robert S. Prichard

132,476,056

96.97%

4,143,435

3.03%

Robert Sawyer

136,488,991

99.90%

130,500

0.10%

Christi Strauss

136,487,159

99.90%

132,332

0.10%

Barbara Stymiest

136,199,420

99.69%

420,071

0.31%

Alannah Weston

136,104,396

99.62%

515,095

0.38%

Galen G. Weston

133,331,364

97.59%

3,288,127

2.41%

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, and is the majority unitholder of Choice Properties REIT. George Weston Limited has three reportable operating segments: Weston Foods, Loblaw and Choice Properties REIT. 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. Choice Properties REIT is Canada's preeminent diversified real estate investment trust.

SOURCE George Weston Limited

For further information: Group Vice President, Investor Relations, Roy MacDonald, e: investor@weston.ca, t: (905) 861-2243