BCE announces election of Directors
MONTRÉAL, April 29, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE) today announced that shareholders voted in favour of all items of business put forth by BCE at the company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders today, including the election of the Directors by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy:
David F. Denison
Robert P. Dexter
Monique F. Leroux
Sheila A. Murray
Gordon M. Nixon
(Chair of the Board)
Louis P. Pagnutti
Robert C. Simmonds
BCE is pleased to welcome Jennifer Tory and Cornell Wright to the Board. Mrs. Tory was Chief Administrative Officer for Royal Bank of Canada until her retirement in 2019. Mr. Wright is Chair of the Corporate Department at law firm Torys and will become President of Wittington Investments at the end of this year.
Following the Annual Meeting, Barry K. Allen, Robert E. Brown, Thomas E. Richard and Paul R. Weiss retired from the BCE Board with our gratitude for their dedicated service to BCE's shareholders.
Women now represent 36% and visible minorities 14% of the BCE Board of Directors. Please visit BCE.ca for complete Director biographies. Information regarding all matters subject to a vote during BCE’s Annual Meeting is available on SEDAR.com.
BCE is Canada's largest communications company, providing advanced Bell broadband wireless, TV, Internet and business communications services alongside the country's premier content creation and media assets from Bell Media. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca or BCE.ca.
Bell supports the social and economic prosperity of our communities with a commitment to the highest environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards. We measure our progress in increasing environmental sustainability, achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace, leading data governance and protection, and building stronger and healthier communities. This includes confronting the challenge of mental illness with the Bell Let's Talk initiative, which drives mental health awareness and action with programs like the annual Bell Let's Talk Day and Bell funding for community care, research and workplace programs nationwide all year round.
SOURCE Bell Canada