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Maple Leaf Foods Inc. announces results of vote for election of directors

Friday, May 03, 2013

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. announces results of vote for election of directors

16:21 EDT Friday, May 03, 2013


TORONTO, May 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Maple Leaf Foods Inc. reports that at its Annual Meeting of shareholders on May 2, 2013 there were 9 shareholders voting in person holding 26,387 Voting Common Shares and 431 shareholders voting by proxy holding 117,910,018 Voting Common Shares, representing in total 440 shareholders holding 117,936,405 Voting Common Shares being 84.20 % of the total number of Voting Common Shares outstanding.

Each of the directors listed as nominees in the management proxy circular dated March 21, 2013 were elected directors of the Corporation until the next Annual Meeting.

The results of the vote for the election of directors are as follows:

Names of Directors           Number of Shares
Voted For*

Percentage of
Shares Voted For


Number of Shares
Withheld from

          Percentage of
Shares Withheld
from Voting
W.G. Beattie           115,037,431           97.64%           2,778,033           2.36%
G.A. Boland           114,922,453           97.54%           2,893,011           2.46%
J.L. Bragg           116,335,538           98.74%           1,478,926           1.26%
D.L. Emerson           117,625,925           99.84%           189,539           0.16%
J. Gandz           117,061,947           99.36%           753,517           0.64%
C. R. Lamoureux           115,969,136           98.43%           1,846,328           1.57%
J.S. McCain           105,313,036           89.39%           12,502,428           10.61%
M.H. McCain           115,856,115           98.34%           1,959,349           1.66%
D.E.  McGarry           116,394,778           98.79%           1,420,686           1.21%
J.P. Olson           116,393,936           98.79%           1,421,528           1.21%

*  As the vote for each motion was taken by a show of hands, the number of votes disclosed reflects
only those proxies received by management in advance of the meeting.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a leading food company, headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The Company employs approximately 19,500 people at its operations across Canada and in the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia. The Company had sales of $4.9 billion in 2012.



SOURCE: Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

For further information:

Maple Leaf Foods 
Investor Contact: Nick Boland
VP, Investor Relations: 416-926-2005

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