SOURCE: Scotiabank

Scotiabank

April 08, 2014 18:21 ET

Scotiabank Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 08, 2014) - Scotiabank announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated February 6, 2014 were elected as directors of the Bank. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders earlier today in Kelowna, British Columbia, are set out below.

Election of Directors

On a vote by ballot, each of the following 14 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of the Bank:

         
Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
Guillermo E. Babatz 666,658,930 98.91 7,340,272 1.09
Ronald A. Brenneman 649,337,603 96.34 24,661,599 3.66
C.J. Chen 670,041,669 99.41 3,957,533 0.59
Charles H. Dallara 665,012,978 98.67 8,986,221 1.33
David A. Dodge 660,859,060 98.05 13,140,016 1.95
N. Ashleigh Everett 664,714,563 98.62 9,284,639 1.38
John C. Kerr 649,569,646 96.38 24,429,556 3.62
Thomas C. O'Neill 652,735,241 96.85 21,263,961 3.15
Brian J. Porter 666,544,100 98.89 7,454,695 1.11
Aaron W. Regent 666,490,394 98.89 7,508,809 1.11
Indira V. Samarasekera 650,679,482 96.54 23,317,616 3.46
Susan L. Segal 661,090,754 98.08 12,908,448 1.92
Paul D. Sobey 658,318,870 97.67 15,680,333 2.33
Barbara S. Thomas 650,990,891 96.59 23,008,312 3.41
         

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today will be published shortly on www.scotiabank.com, and filed with the Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.

About Scotiabank
Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada's most international bank. Through our team of more than 83,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates offer a broad range of products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking to over 21 million customers. With assets of $783 billion (as at January 31, 2014), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS). Scotiabank distributes the Bank's media releases using Marketwired. For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.

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