Press release from CNW Group
BCE announces election of directors
Friday, May 10, 2013
BCE announces election of directors14:24 EDT Friday, May 10, 2013
MONTREAL, May 10, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE) today announced that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 7, 2013 were elected as directors of BCE Inc. at the company's Annual and General Shareholder Meeting yesterday in Toronto.
Each of the directors was re-elected by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy. The results of the vote are detailed below.
|Nominee||Votes For||% For||Votes Withheld||% Withheld|
|Barry K. Allen||319,235,342||96.94||10,088,335||3.06|
|Ronald A. Brenneman||319,911,275||97.11||9,515,485||2.89|
|Robert E. Brown||324,126,090||98.44||5,129,569||1.56|
|George A. Cope||324,035,790||98.39||5,291,920||1.61|
|David F. Denison||325,848,028||98.94||3,479,260||1.06|
|Anthony S. Fell||318,829,896||96.81||10,494,548||3.19|
|Edward C. Lumley||325,488,440||98.83||3,838,620||1.17|
|Thomas C. O'Neill
(Chair of the Board)
|Robert C. Simmonds||326,357,901||99.10||2,966,533||0.90|
|Paul R. Weiss||325,030,450||98.70||4,294,817||1.30|
Director biographies are available in the Governance section of BCE.ca.
BCE is Canada's largest communications company, providing a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband communication services to residential and business customers under the Bell and Bell Aliant brands. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV, Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. To learn more, please visit BCE.ca.
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SOURCE: Bell Canada
For further information:
Jean Charles Robillard
BCE Investor Relations