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BCE announces election of directors

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

BCE announces election of directors

18:30 EDT Tuesday, May 06, 2014

OTTAWA, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE) today announced that shareholders voted in favour of all items of business put forth by BCE at the company's Annual and General Shareholder Meeting today in Ottawa, including the re-election of the Directors by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy:

Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

Barry K. Allen

301,430,677

98.93

3,269,852

1.07

André Bérard

300,690,890

98.68

4,009,751

1.32

Ronald A. Brenneman

301,320,420

98.99

3,380,221

1.11

Sophie Brochu

301,030,934

98.80

3,669,595

1.20

Robert E. Brown

300,804,088

98.72

3,896,553

1.28

George A. Cope

295,093,512

96.85

9,607,129

3.15

David F. Denison

301,947,377

99.10

2,753,211

0.90

Ian Greenberg

254,569,825

83.55

50,130,586

16.45

Thomas C. O'Neill

(Chair of the Board)

299,492,601

98.29

5,208,040

1.71

James Prentice

301,358,758

98.90

3,341,334

1.10

Robert C. Simmonds

302,588,204

99.31

2,112,384

0.69

Carole Taylor

302,776,576

99.37

1,923,820

0.63

Paul R. Weiss

301,063,046

98.81

3,637,297

1.19

 

For Director biographies, please visit BCE Board Members. Information regarding all matters subject to a vote during BCE's Annual and General Shareholder meeting is available on Sedar.

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 BCE.ca.

Bell Let's Talk
Bell Let's Talk promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns, like Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk and Bell Let's Talk Day, and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research, and workplace initiatives. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.

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

SOURCE Bell Canada

For further information: Media inquiries: Jean Charles Robillard, Bell Communications, (514) 870-4739, jean_charles.robillard@bell.ca; Investor inquiries: Thane Fotopoulos, BCE Investor Relations, (514) 870-4619, thane.fotopoulos@bell.ca

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