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Great-West Lifeco announces election of directors

Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 2, 2019. . . Great-West Lifeco Inc. (Great-West Lifeco) announced that the 22 nominees listed in its Management Proxy Circular dated February 19, 2019 were elected as directors of Great-West Lifeco at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders held today in Winnipeg. The detailed results of the vote by ballot are set out below.

Name of Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

Michael R. Amend

896,284,602

99.91%

807,076

0.09%

Deborah J. Barrett

896,455,077

99.93%

636,603

0.07%

Heather E. Conway

892,195,173

99.45%

4,896,502

0.55%

Marcel R. Coutu

760,071,136

84.73%

137,020,508

15.27%

André Desmarais

859,303,280

95.79%

37,788,385

4.21%

Paul Desmarais, Jr.

764,557,828

85.23%

132,533,818

14.77%

Gary A. Doer

885,154,703

98.67%

11,936,963

1.33%

David G. Fuller

896,154,099

99.90%

937,578

0.10%

Claude Généreux

880,637,518

98.17%

16,454,149

1.83%

J. David A. Jackson

892,830,168

99.52%

4,261,513

0.48%

Elizabeth C. Lempres

896,206,601

99.90%

884,575

0.10%

Paula B. Madoff

896,106,892

99.89%

984,767

0.11%

Paul A. Mahon

896,160,741

99.90%

930,899

0.10%

Susan J. McArthur

893,614,795

99.61%

3,476,853

0.39%

R. Jeffrey Orr

870,984,228

97.09%

26,107,415

2.91%

Donald M. Raymond

896,330,714

99.92%

760,931

0.08%

T. Timothy Ryan

893,404,725

99.59%

3,686,941

0.41%

Jerome J. Selitto

896,117,480

99.89%

974,176

0.11%

James M. Singh

896,271,987

99.91%

819,684

0.09%

Gregory D. Tretiak

891,407,869

99.37%

5,683,808

0.63%

Siim A. Vanaselja

892,607,286

99.50%

4,484,381

0.50%

Brian E. Walsh

894,621,499

99.72%

2,470,158

0.28%

Great-West Lifeco Inc. is an international financial services holding company with interests in life insurance, health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management and reinsurance businesses.Great-West Lifeco has operations in Canada, the United States and Europe through Great-West Life, London Life, Canada Life, Irish Life, Great-West Financial and Putnam Investments. Great-West Lifeco and its companies have approximately $1.6 trillion in consolidated assets under administration as at March 31, 2019 and are members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies. Great-West Lifeco trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol GWO. To learn more, visit greatwestlifeco.com.