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Saputo Announces Election of Directors

08/03/2016 15:25 UTC

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 3, 2016) - Saputo Inc. (TSX:SAP) (Saputo or the Company) announces that the nominees listed in its management proxy circular dated June 2, 2016 were elected as directors of Saputo at the annual meeting of shareholders held yesterday.

According to proxies received, each of the following 10 nominees proposed by the board of directors was elected as a director of Saputo with the following results:

Voted For
from Voting

% For

% Withheld
Emanuele (Lino) Saputo 323,551,353 5,274,601 98.40% 1.60%
Lino A. Saputo, Jr. 326,777,219 2,048,739 99.38% 0.62%
Henry E. Demone 326,697,055 2,128,903 99.35% 0.65%
Anthony M. Fata 326,833,861 1,992,097 99.39% 0.61%
Annalisa King 328,400,034 425,924 99.87% 0.13%
Karen Kinsley 328,161,707 664,251 99.80% 0.20%
Tony Meti 327,566,499 1,259,459 99.62% 0.38%
Diane Nyisztor 328,737,137 88,821 99.97% 0.03%
Franziska Ruf 328,737,384 88,574 99.97% 0.03%
Annette Verschuren 328,096,082 729,876 99.78% 0.22%


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, COON, Cracker Barrel*, Dairyland, DairyStar, Friendship Dairies, Frigo Cheese Heads, La Paulina, Milk2Go/Lait's Go, Neilson, Nutrilait, Scotsburn*, Stella, Sungold, Treasure Cave and Woolwich Dairy. 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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