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

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

 

Robert M. Astley

266,033,749

99.29

%

1,891,379

0.71

%

Janice M. Babiak

265,690,744

99.17

%

2,233,755

0.83

%

Sophie Brochu

260,326,338

97.16

%

7,597,536

2.84

%

George A. Cope

258,873,435

96.62

%

9,050,439

3.38

%

William A. Downe

266,265,294

99.38

%

1,657,214

0.62

%

Christine A. Edwards

266,747,430

99.56

%

1,174,893

0.44

%

Ronald H. Farmer

265,892,493

99.24

%

2,030,014

0.76

%

Eric La Flèche

266,197,496

99.36

%

1,724,412

0.64

%

Bruce H. Mitchell

266,302,313

99.40

%

1,615,484

0.60

%

Philip S. Orsino

266,199,435

99.36

%

1,718,456

0.64

%

Martha C. Piper

266,085,342

99.32

%

1,832,503

0.68

%

J. Robert S. Prichard

264,794,328

98.83

%

3,123,562

1.17

%

Don M. Wilson III

266,613,428

99.51

%

1,305,073

0.49

%

  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 $593 billion and more than 45,500 employees at January 31, 2014.

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