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METRO INC. publishes the results of the shareholders' vote on the election of its directors

MONTREAL, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of METRO INC. held on January 28, 2014, METRO INC. is publishing the voting results obtained at the meeting for the election of its directors.

The 15 nominees proposed by management were elected as directors. According to proxies received and ballots cast, each of the following 15 individuals were elected as directors of the Corporation until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until such person's successor is elected or appointed, with the following results:

NAME OF NOMINEE   VOTES FOR   %   VOTES WITHHELD   %
                 
Marc DeSerres   64,501,500    98.73   827,926   1.27
Claude Dussault   64,444,117   98.64   885,309   1.36
Serge Ferland   65,056,164   99.58   273,262   0.42
Paule Gauthier   64,269,753   98.37   1,063,748   1.63
Paul Gobeil   64,122,514   98.15   1,206,912   1.85
Russell Goodman   65,137,973   99.71   191,453   0.29
Christian W.E. Haub   64,346,329   98.50   983,097   1.50
Michel Labonté   63,538,928   97.26   1,790,498   2.74
Eric R. La Flèche   65,044,786   99.59   270,653   0.41
Pierre H. Lessard   63,975,519   97.93   1,353,907   2.07
Marie-José Nadeau   64,280,852   98.39   1,052,649   1.61
Réal Raymond   64,676,581   99.00   652,845   1.00
Line Rivard   65,182,081   99.77   151,420   0.23
Michael Rosicki    64,554,135   98.81   775,291   1.19
John H. Tory   65,132,233   99.70   197,193    0.30

The Corporation congratulates the directors for their election.

METRO INC.
With annual sales of over $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, METRO INC. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical distribution in Quebec and Ontario, where it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.

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