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Bank of Montreal Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 31, 2015) - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) announced that the nominees listed in the bank's management proxy circular dated February 6, 2015, have been elected as directors of BMO. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at BMO's Annual Meeting earlier today in Toronto are set out below.

Each of the following 13 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Bank of Montreal:

Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld
Janice M. Babiak 252,282,606 99.50% 1,257,830 0.50%
Sophie Brochu 251,683,665 99.27% 1,857,105 0.73%
George A. Cope 251,390,840 99.15% 2,148,825 0.85%
William A. Downe 251,936,826 99.38% 1,583,945 0.62%
Christine A. Edwards 252,389,215 99.55% 1,151,310 0.45%
Martin S. Eichenbaum 252,047,829 99.42% 1,472,695 0.58%
Ronald H. Farmer 251,968,359 99.39% 1,552,364 0.61%
Eric R. La Flèche 252,060,691 99.42% 1,460,080 0.58%
Lorraine Mitchelmore 252,169,709 99.47% 1,351,062 0.53%
Philip S. Orsino 251,118,610 99.05% 2,400,764 0.95%
Martha C. Piper 251,922,530 99.37% 1,588,836 0.63%
J. Robert S. Prichard 251,303,674 99.13% 2,216,374 0.87%
Don M. Wilson III 252,194,111 99.48% 1,321,582 0.52%

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today will be published shortly on www.bmo.com, and filed with Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.

About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services organization based in North America. The bank offers a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers. BMO Financial Group had total assets of $672 billion and more than 47,000 employees at January 31, 2015.

 
For further information:
For Media Enquiries:
Ralph Marranca, Toronto
(416) 867-3996
[email protected]

Ronald Monet, Montreal
(514) 877-1873
[email protected]

For Investor Relations Enquiries:
Lisa Hofstatter, Toronto
(416) 867-7019
[email protected]

Willa Hoffmann, Toronto
(416) 867-6956
[email protected]
Internet: www.bmo.com

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