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The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. Reports on Voting Results Associated to the Election of Directors at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. Reports on Voting Results Associated to the Election of Directors at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders

18:00 EDT Tuesday, July 09, 2013

LONGUEUIL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - July 9, 2013) - The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. ("The Jean Coutu Group" or the "Corporation") (TSX:PJC.A) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders today. All of the candidates proposed as directors were elected by a majority of the votes cast by the shareholders present or represented by proxy at the meeting:

For Withhold
Number % Number %
Lise Bastarache 1,217,747,225 99.92 933,065 0.08
François J. Coutu 1,213,737,338 99.59 4,942,952 0.41
Jean Coutu 1,213,038,052 99.54 5,642,238 0.46
Marie-Josée Coutu 1,210,743,951 99.35 7,936,339 0.65
Michel Coutu 1,210,769,947 99.35 7,910,343 0.65
Sylvie Coutu 1,213,438,425 99.57 5,241,865 0.43
L. Denis Desautels 1,217,770,053 99.93 910,237 0.07
Marcel Dutil 1,217,267,229 99.88 1,413,061 0.12
Nicolle Forget 1,217,156,712 99.87 1,523,578 0.13
Robert Lacroix 1,217,739,831 99.92 940,459 0.08
Yvon Martineau 1,210,824,985 99.36 7,855,305 0.64
Cora Mussely Tsouflidou 1,217,716,458 99.92 963,832 0.08
Annie Thabet 1,217,754,510 99.92 925,780 0.08
Dennis Wood 1,217,076,232 99.87 1,604,058 0.13

About The Jean Coutu Group. The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 407 franchised stores located in the provinces of Québec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté, which employs more than 19,000 people. Furthermore, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd ("Pro Doc"), a Québec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs. The Corporation also holds an investment in Rite Aid Corporation ("Rite Aid") a national chain of drugstores in the United States with more than 4,600 drugstores in 31 states and the District of Columbia.


Contact Information:
The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
Andre Belzile
Senior Vice-President, Finance and Corporate Affairs
(450) 646-9611, Ext. 1790

Helene Bisson
Vice-President, Communications
(450) 646-9611, Ext. 1165

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