July 09, 2013 18:00 ET
LONGUEUIL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - July 9, 2013) - The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. ("The Jean Coutu Group" or the "Corporation") (TSX:PJC.A) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders today. All of the candidates proposed as directors were elected by a majority of the votes cast by the shareholders present or represented by proxy at the meeting:
About The Jean Coutu Group. The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 407 franchised stores located in the provinces of Québec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté, which employs more than 19,000 people. Furthermore, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd ("Pro Doc"), a Québec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs. The Corporation also holds an investment in Rite Aid Corporation ("Rite Aid") a national chain of drugstores in the United States with more than 4,600 drugstores in 31 states and the District of Columbia.
Source:The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.Andre BelzileSenior Vice-President, Finance and Corporate Affairs(450) 646-9611, Ext. 1790Information:Helene BissonVice-President, Communications(450) 646-9611, Ext. 1165
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