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Press release from CNW Group

Power Corporation of Canada Announces Election Of Directors

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Power Corporation of Canada Announces Election Of Directors

15:56 EDT Wednesday, May 15, 2013

WINNIPEG, May 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - In accordance with the Toronto Stock Exchange Company Manual, Power Corporation of Canada (TSX: POW) is issuing this news release to disclose that the nominees listed in its Management Proxy Circular dated March 13, 2013 were elected as its Directors.  The detailed results of the vote at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today in Winnipeg, Manitoba are set forth below.

On a vote by ballot, each of the following nominees proposed by management was elected as a Director:

    For     Withheld
Pierre Beaudoin   97.48% 2.52%
Marcel R. Coutu   97.24% 2.76%
Laurent Dassault   99.73% 0.27%
André Desmarais   86.65% 13.35%
The Honourable Paul Desmarais       80.87% 19.13%
Paul Desmarais, Jr.   84.98% 15.02%
Anthony R. Graham   97.23% 2.77%
Robert Gratton   85.46% 14.54%
J. David A. Jackson   99.65% 0.35%
Isabelle Marcoux   98.10% 1.90%
R. Jeffrey Orr   93.64% 6.36%
Emőke J.E. Szathmáry   99.67% 0.33%


Power Corporation of Canada is a diversified international management and holding company with interests in companies in the financial services, communications and other business sectors in North America, Europe and Asia. To learn more, visit



SOURCE: Power Corporation of Canada

For further information:

Mr. Stéphane Lemay
General Counsel and Secretary

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