Loblaw Companies Ltd. Announces Election of Directors
TORONTO, ON - The votes are in, electing a slew of directors to Loblaw’s board. The retailer announced 12 nominee directors confirmed by votes that took place at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders late last week.
With more than 2,400 corporate, franchised, and Associate-owned locations, Loblaw, its franchisees, and Associate-owners employ approximately 200,000 full- and part-time employees, making it one of Canada's largest private sector employers. All votes for each member were at 97 percent or greater. Among them are:
- Paul M. Beeston
- Paviter S. Binning
- Scott B. Bonham
- Warren Bryant
- Christie J.B. Clark
- William A. Downe
- Janice Fukakusa
- Marianne Harris
- Claudia Kotchka
- Beth Pritchard
- Sarah Raiss
- Galen G. Weston
In the announcement, Loblaw Companies said that “all of the nominee directors listed in the management proxy circular dated March 22, 2019, were elected as directors of Loblaw.”
One of Canada's largest retailers, including leading in food and pharmacy, the company's purpose—Live Life Well®—puts first the needs and well-being of Canadians who make one billion transactions annually in its stores.
According to the release, Loblaw is positioned to meet and exceed those needs in many ways: convenient locations; more than 1,050 grocery stores that span the value spectrum from discount to specialty; full-service pharmacies at nearly 1,400 Shoppers Drug Mart® and Pharmaprix® locations and close to 500 Loblaw locations; PC Financial® services; affordable Joe Fresh® fashion and family apparel; and three of Canada's top-consumer brands in Life Brand, no name®, and President's Choice.
Congratulations to the newly-elected members of Loblaw Companies’ Board of Directors on this next step in the retailer’s business.