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Intact Financial Corporation announces election of Directors and confirmation of revised amendment to quorum requirement

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Intact Financial Corporation announces election of Directors and confirmation of revised amendment to quorum requirement

22:38 EDT Wednesday, May 07, 2014

VANCOUVER, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Intact Financial Corporation (TSX : IFC) announced that the nominees listed in its management proxy circular dated March 28, 2014 were elected as directors of Intact Financial Corporation. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders earlier today in Vancouver, British Columbia are set out below.

Nominee Votes
% Votes
% Votes
Charles Brindamour 96,345,520 99.74% 253,193 0.26%
Yves Brouillette 87,522,213 90.60% 9,076,500 9.40%
Robert W. Crispin 96,255,973 99.65% 342,740 0.35%
Janet De Silva 96,410,094 99.80% 188,619 0.20%
Claude Dussault 89,224,368 92.37% 7,374,345 7.63%
Eileen Mercier 96,448,462 99.84% 150,251 0.16%
Timothy H. Penner 96,423,138 99.82% 175,575 0.18%
Louise Roy 96,306,831 99.70% 291,882 0.30%
Frederick Singer 95,757,313 99.13% 841,400 0.87%
Stephen G. Snyder 96,555,662 99.96% 43,051 0.04%
Carol Stephenson 96,303,230 99.69% 295,483 0.31%

Revised amendment to quorum requirement in Company by-law
Prior to the annual and special meeting of shareholders held today, the Board of Directors adopted a revised amendment to the section of the by-law regarding the quorum requirement at meetings of shareholders. The revised amendment calls for at least two shareholders to be present in person in addition to the original amendment requiring a quorum of at least 25% of the shares to be present in person or represented by proxy. This initiative reflects the Board's commitment to best corporate governance practices.

The revised amendment was confirmed by shareholders at the annual and special meeting.

About Intact Financial Corporation
Intact Financial Corporation ( is the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in Canada. Intact offers home, auto and business insurance through Intact Insurance, belairdirect, Grey Power, BrokerLink and Jevco.


SOURCE Intact Financial Corporation

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