TORONTO, ON—(Marketwired – April 12, 2016) – Scotiabank announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated February 9, 2016 were elected as directors of the Bank.Â The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders earlier today in Calgary, Alberta are set out below.
Election of Directors
On a vote by ballot, each of the following 17 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of the Bank:
|Nominee||Â||Votes For||Â||% For||Â||Votes Withheld||Â||% Withheld|
|Nora A. Aufreiter||Â||Â Â Â 663,527,920||Â||99.65%||Â||Â Â Â Â 2,303,721||Â||0.35%|
|Guillermo E. Babatz||Â||Â Â Â 663,317,710||Â||99.62%||Â||Â Â Â Â 2,513,931||Â||0.38%|
|Scott B. Bonham||Â||Â Â Â 663,660,822||Â||99.67%||Â||Â Â Â Â 2,170,819||Â||0.33%|
|Ronald A. Brenneman||Â||Â Â Â 652,497,510||Â||98.00%||Â||Â Â 13,334,131||Â||2.00%|
|Charles H. Dallara||Â||Â Â Â 663,553,016||Â||99.66%||Â||Â Â Â Â 2,278,625||Â||0.34%|
|William R. Fatt||Â||Â Â Â 659,903,849||Â||99.11%||Â||Â Â Â Â 5,927,792||Â||0.89%|
|Tiff Macklem||Â||Â Â Â 663,909,625||Â||99.71%||Â||Â Â Â Â 1,922,016||Â||0.29%|
|Thomas C. O'Neill||Â||Â Â Â 642,614,423||Â||96.51%||Â||Â Â 23,217,218||Â||3.49%|
|Eduardo Pacheco||Â||Â Â Â 652,876,631||Â||98.05%||Â||Â Â 12,955,010||Â||1.95%|
|Brian J. Porter||Â||Â Â Â 663,842,728||Â||99.70%||Â||Â Â Â Â 1,987,944||Â||0.30%|
|Una M. Power||Â||Â Â Â 663,514,758||Â||99.65%||Â||Â Â Â Â 2,316,883||Â||0.35%|
|Aaron W. Regent||Â||Â Â Â 659,530,748||Â||99.05%||Â||Â Â Â Â 6,300,893||Â||0.95%|
|Indira V. Samarasekera||Â||Â Â Â 663,276,188||Â||99.62%||Â||Â Â Â Â 2,555,453||Â||0.38%|
|Susa Â L. Segal||Â||Â Â Â 661,650,740||Â||99.37%||Â||Â Â Â Â 4,180,601||Â||0.63%|
|Paul D. Sobey||Â||Â Â Â 650,827,034||Â||97.75%||Â||Â Â 15,004,607||Â||2.25%|
|Barbara S. Thomas||Â||Â Â Â 661,252,806||Â||99.32%||Â||Â Â Â Â 4,518,643||Â||0.68%|
|L. Scott Thomson||Â||Â Â Â 654,946,147||Â||98.37%||Â||Â Â 10,825,386||Â||1.63%|
Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today will be published shortly on www.scotiabank.com, and filed with the Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.
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