Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Bank of Montreal Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired ¨C Apr 1, 2015) - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) announced that the nominees listed in the bank's management proxy circular dated February 6, 2015, have been elected as directors of BMO. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at BMO's Annual Meeting earlier today in Toronto are set out below.

Each of the following 13 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Bank of Montreal:

Nominee

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Janice M. Babiak

252,282,606

99.50%

1,257,830

0.50%

Sophie Brochu

251,683,665

99.27%

1,857,105

0.73%

George A. Cope

251,390,840

99.15%

2,148,825

0.85%

William A. Downe

251,936,826

99.38%

1,583,945

0.62%

Christine A. Edwards

252,389,215

99.55%

1,151,310

0.45%

Martin S. Eichenbaum

252,047,829

99.42%

1,472,695

0.58%

Ronald H. Farmer

251,968,359

99.39%

1,552,364

0.61%

Eric R. La Fl¨¨che

252,060,691

99.42%

1,460,080

0.58%

Lorraine Mitchelmore

252,169,709

99.47%

1,351,062

0.53%

Philip S. Orsino

251,118,610

99.05%

2,400,764

0.95%

Martha C. Piper

251,922,530

99.37%

1,588,836

0.63%

J. Robert S. Prichard

251,303,674

99.13%

2,216,374

0.87%

Don M. Wilson III

252,194,111

99.48%

1,321,582

0.52%

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

About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services organization based in North America. The bank offers a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers. BMO Financial Group had total assets of $672 billion and more than 47,000 employees at January 31, 2015.

 

Contact Information

For Media Enquiries:
Ralph Marranca, Toronto
(416) 867-3996
[email protected]
Ronald Monet, Montreal
(514) 877-1873
[email protected]
For Investor Relations Enquiries:
Lisa Hofstatter, Toronto
(416) 867-7019
[email protected]
Willa Hoffmann, Toronto
(416) 867-6956
[email protected]
Internet:
www.bmo.com

 

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