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Saputo Announces Election of Directors

08/05/2015 17:36 UTC

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 5, 2015) - Saputo Inc. (TSX:SAP) (Saputo or the Company) announces that the nominees listed in its management proxy circular dated June 4, 2015 were elected as directors of Saputo at the annual meeting of shareholders held yesterday.

According to proxies received, each of the following 9 nominees proposed by the board of directors was elected as a director of Saputo with the following results:

Voted For
Withheld from

% For
% Withheld
Emanuele (Lino) Saputo 280,707,529 1,845,422 99.35 % 0.65 %
Lino A. Saputo, Jr. 280,059,817 2,493,134 99.12 % 0.88 %
Pierre Bourgie 278,765,905 3,787,046 98.66 % 1.34 %
Henry E. Demone 281,068,129 1,484,822 99.47 % 0.53 %
Anthony M. Fata 281,609,569 943,382 99.67 % 0.33 %
Annalisa King 281,077,768 1,475,183 99.48 % 0.52 %
Tony Meti 281,284,675 1,268,276 99.55 % 0.45 %
Patricia Saputo 281,577,850 975,101 99.65 % 0.35 %
Annette Verschuren 281,484,648 1,068,303 99.62 % 0.38 %


About Saputo

Saputo produces, markets, and distributes a wide array of dairy products of the utmost quality, including cheese, fluid milk, extended shelf-life milk and cream products, cultured products and dairy ingredients. Saputo is one of the top ten dairy processors in the world, the largest cheese manufacturer and the leading fluid milk and cream processor in Canada, the third largest dairy processor in Argentina, and the fourth largest in Australia. In the US, Saputo ranks among the top three cheese producers and is one of the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products. Our products are sold in several countries under well-known brand names such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, Bari, Baxter, Black Creek, COON, Cracker Barrel*, Dairyland, DairyStar, Dragone, DuVillage 1860, Friendship, Frigo Cheese Heads, Great Midwest, Kingsey, La Paulina, Milk2Go/Lait's Go, Mil Lel, Neilson, Nutrilait, Organic Creamery, Ricrem, Salemville, Scotsburn*, Stella, Sungold and Treasure Cave. Saputo Inc. is a publicly traded company and its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "SAP".

*Trademark used under licence.


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Media and Investor Relations
Sandy Vassiadis
Director, Corporate Communications