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Bank of Montreal Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, April 4, 2017 /CNW/ - 

Bank of Montreal (TSX: BMO) (NYSE: BMO) announced that the nominees listed in the bank's management proxy circular dated February 13, 2017, have been elected as directors of BMO. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at BMO's Annual and Special 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

291,033,842

99.55%

1,317,948

0.45%

Sophie Brochu

290,575,847

99.39%

1,775,925

0.61%

George A. Cope

286,869,445

98.12%

5,481,876

1.88%

William A. Downe

290,591,790

99.40%

1,761,530

0.60%

Christine A. Edwards

290,889,665

99.50%

1,460,526

0.50%

Martin S. Eichenbaum

290,869,806

99.49%

1,481,977

0.51%

Ronald H. Farmer

285,542,296

97.67%

6,809,495

2.33%

Linda Huber

290,925,108

99.51%

1,427,845

0.49%

Eric R. La Flèche

290,936,455

99.52%

1,416,563

0.48%

Lorraine Mitchelmore

290,822,247

99.48%

1,529,170

0.52%

Philip S. Orsino

285,937,830

97.81%

6,413,960

2.19%

J. Robert S. Prichard

279,773,150

95.70%

12,578,640

4.30%

Don M. Wilson III

290,542,474

99.38%

1,808,561

0.62%

 

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual and Special 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, and currently marking its 200th year of operations, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services provider based in North America. With total assets of $692 billion as of January 31, 2017, and more than 45,000 employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.

For Media Enquiries:
Paul Gammal, Toronto, paul.gammal@bmo.com, (416) 867-3996
Frederic Tremblay, Montreal, frederic1.tremblay@bmo.com, (514) 877-1873

For Investor Relations Enquiries:
Jill Homenuk, Toronto, jill.homenuk@bmo.com  (416) 867-4770
Christine Viau, Toronto, christine.viau@bmo.com, (416) 867-6956

Internet: www.bmo.com

SOURCE BMO Financial Group

For further information: For Media Enquiries: Paul Gammal, Toronto, paul.gammal@bmo.com, (416) 867-3996; Frederic Tremblay, Montreal, frederic1.tremblay@bmo.com, (514) 877-1873; For Investor Relations Enquiries: Jill Homenuk, Toronto, jill.homenuk@bmo.com (416) 867-4770; Christine Viau, Toronto, christine.viau@bmo.com, (416) 867-6956; Internet: www.bmo.com

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