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Laurentian Bank Announces Election of Directors
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 19:50 GMT

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 1, 2017) - Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX:LB) announces that the nominees listed in the Management Proxy Circular dated January 17, 2017 were elected as directors of Laurentian Bank of Canada (the "Bank"). The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual Meeting of the holders of common shares of the Bank earlier today in Toronto are set out below.

Each of the following 11 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of the Bank:

Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld
Lise Bastarache 22,400,826 99.38% 139,408 0.62%
Sonia Baxendale 22,513,714 99.88% 26,520 0.12%
Richard Bélanger 21,645,388 96.03% 894,846 3.97%
Michael T. Boychuk 21,765,339 96.56% 774,895 3.44%
Gordon Campbell 22,505,294 99.84% 34,940 0.16%
Isabelle Courville 21,327,864 94.62% 1,212,370 5.38%
François Desjardins 22,390,396 99.34% 149,838 0.66%
Michel Labonté 22,406,827 99.41% 133,407 0.59%
A. Michel Lavigne 22,486,614 99.76% 53,620 0.24%
Michelle R. Savoy 22,137,292 98.21% 402,942 1.79%
Susan Wolburgh Jenah 22,504,266 99.84% 35,968 0.16%

Voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of the holders of common shares will be published shortly on, and filed with Canadian securities regulators.

About Laurentian Bank

Laurentian Bank of Canada is a financial institution whose activities extend across Canada. Founded in 1846, its mission is to help customers improve their financial health and it is guided by values of proximity, simplicity and honesty.

The Bank serves one and a half million clients throughout the country and employs more than 3,600 individuals, which makes it a major player in numerous market segments. The Bank caters to the needs of retail clients via its branch network based in Quebec. The Bank also stands out for its know-how among small and medium-sized enterprises and real estate developers owing to its specialized teams across Canada. Its subsidiary B2B Bank is, for its part, one of the major Canadian leaders in providing banking products and services and investment accounts through financial advisors and brokers. Laurentian Bank Securities offers integrated brokerage services to a clientele of institutional and retail investors.

The Bank has more than $43 billion in balance sheet assets and more than $32 billion in assets under administration.

Contact Information:

Helene Soulard
Assistant Vice President, Communications
Executive Office
514 284-4500, extension 8232
Cell : 514 926-3295

Contact information for journalists and media

Merick Séguin

Cell : 514 451-3201


Sébastien Lavoie
Chief Economist
Cell : 514-213-4571