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Saputo Announces Election of Directors

08/06/2014 19:16 UTC

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 6, 2014) - Saputo Inc. (TSX:SAP) (Saputo or the Company) announces that the nominees listed in its management proxy circular dated June 5, 2014 were elected as directors of Saputo at the annual meeting of shareholders held yesterday.

According to proxies received, each of the following 11 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 160,291,213 1,109,408 99.31% 0.69%
Lino A. Saputo, Jr. 160,337,276 1,063,345 99.34% 0.66%
Lucien Bouchard 160,523,281 877,340 99.46% 0.54%
Pierre Bourgie 160,320,317 1,080,304 99.33% 0.67%
Henry E. Demone 160,422,874 977,747 99.39% 0.61%
Anthony M. Fata 161,079,717 320,904 99.80% 0.20%
Annalisa King 160,774,708 625,913 99.61% 0.39%
Tony Meti 161,076,312 324,309 99.80% 0.20%
Caterina Monticciolo 160,493,734 906,887 99.44% 0.56%
Patricia Saputo 160,573,191 827,430 99.49% 0.51%
Annette Verschuren 158,163,656 3,236,965 97.99% 2.01%


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. We are one of the top ten dairy processors in the world, the largest in Canada, the third in Argentina and the fourth in Australia. In the US, the Company 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 more than 40 countries under well-known brand names such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, Baxter, Dairyland, Dragone, DuVillage 1860, Friendship, Frigo Cheese Heads, Great Midwest, King's Choice, Kingsey, La Paulina, Milk2Go, Neilson, Nutrilait, Ricrem, Salemville, Scotsburn, Stella, Sungold and Treasure Cave. Saputo Inc. is a publicly traded company whose shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "SAP".


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