Québecor Inc.

Québecor Inc.

June 19, 2014 16:01 ET

Quebecor Inc. Announces Election of Directors

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - June 19, 2014) - In accordance with the TSX Company Manual, Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.A)(TSX:QBR.B) is issuing this news release to disclose the voting results for the election of its directors obtained at its Annual and Special Meeting of shareholders held earlier today.

All of the proposed candidates were duly elected as directors of the Corporation by shareholders present or represented by proxy at the meeting to hold office until the next annual meeting or until their successors are elected or appointed. The results of the vote conducted by ballot were as follows:

For Withheld
Number % Number %
Class "A"directors *
Jean La Couture 35,708,391 99.99 200 0.01
Sylvie Lalande 35,708,391 99.99 200 0.01
Pierre Laurin 35,694,932 99.96 13,659 0.04
Geneviève Marcon 35,708,391 99.99 200 0.01
The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney 35,705,547 99.99 3,044 0.01
Robert Paré 35,704,391 99.98 4,200 0.02
Class "B" directors **
A. Michel Lavigne 27,349,692 38.13 44,386,074 61.87
Normand Provost 70,890,740 98.82 845,026 1.18

* Elected by the Class "A" shareholders

** Elected by the Class "B" shareholders

It is important to note that the abstention rate obtained by candidate A. Michel Lavigne as a Class "B" director is explained by an instruction given by a proxy advisor to its clients to show their disapproval by abstaining from voting for candidates who have been members of the Corporation's Compensation Committee, particularly due to the fact that the Corporation has not adopted an advisory voting policy on senior executive compensation. Therefore, this abstention rate cannot be interpreted as a value judgment on this candidate's skill. Since the Corporation has not yet adopted a majority voting policy, Mr. A. Michel Lavigne was duly elected under corporate law and will sit on the Corporation's Board of Directors.

In addition, following their election, the Board of Directors has appointed The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney as Chairman of the Board, and Mr. Pierre Laurin as Vice-Chairman of the Board and Lead Director.

About Quebecor

Quebecor, a Canadian telecommunications, entertainment and news media leader, is one of the best-performing integrated communications companies in the industry. Driven by their determination to deliver the best possible customer experience, all of Quebecor's subsidiaries and brands are differentiated by their high-quality, multiplatform, convergent products and services.

Quebecor (TSX:QBR.A)(TSX:QBR.B) is firmly based in Québec. It holds a 75.36% interest in Quebecor Media, which employs more than 15,000 people in Canada.

A family business founded in 1950, Quebecor is strongly committed to the community. Every year, it actively supports people working with more than 400 organizations in the vital fields of culture, health, education, the environment and entrepreneurship.

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