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Press release from CNW Group

BCE announces election of directors

Friday, May 10, 2013

BCE announces election of directors

14:24 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
André Bérard   319,056,329   96.88   10,259,041   3.12
Ronald A. Brenneman   319,911,275   97.11   9,515,485   2.89
Sophie Brochu   324,225,219   98.45   5,101,541   1.55
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)
  323,597,596   98.26   5,729,622   1.74
James Prentice   325,322,738   98.78   4,004,962   1.22
Robert C. Simmonds   326,357,901   99.10   2,966,533   0.90
Carole Taylor   319,883,305   97.13   9,441,478   2.87
Paul R. Weiss   325,030,450   98.70   4,294,817   1.30

Director biographies are available in the Governance section of

About BCE
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

For BCE corporate information, please visit For Bell product and service information, please visit For Bell Media, please visit  


SOURCE: Bell Canada

For further information:

Media inquiries:

Jean Charles Robillard
Bell Communications
(514) 870-4739

Investor inquiries:
Thane Fotopoulos
BCE Investor Relations
(514) 870-4619

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