Cascades reports on shareholders' voting results for the election of directors

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, May 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS) held its Annual General Meeting yesterday. All the candidates proposed as directors were duly elected as directors of the Corporation by a majority of the votes cast by the shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Meeting, as follows:


Nominee Votes for % Votes Witheld %
Bernard Lemaire 60,710,693 97.85 1,336,570 2.15
Laurent Lemaire 54,261,064 87.45 7,786,199 12.55
Alain Lemaire 60,380,661 97.31 1,666,602 2.69
Louis Garneau 61,324,752 98.84 722,511 1.16
Sylvie Lemaire 56,450,797 90.98 5,596,466 9.02
David McAusland 60,938,546 98.21 1,108,717 1.79
James B.C.Doak 60,477,694 97.47 1,569,569 2.53
Georges Kobrynsky 60,564,293 97.61 1,482,970 2.39
Elise Pelletier 53,698,905 86.55 8,348,358 13.45
Sylvie Vachon 61,315,452 98.82 731,811 1.18
Laurence G Sellyn 61,327,647 98.84 719,616 1.16


Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibres. The Corporation employs more than 12,000 employees, who work in more than 100 units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to serve its clients with innovative products. Cascades' shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange, under the ticker symbol CAS.

Certain statements in this release, including statements regarding future results and performance, are forward-looking statements (as such term is defined under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) based on current expectations. The accuracy of such statements is subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected, including, but not limited to, the effect of general economic conditions, decreases in demand for the Corporation's products, increases in raw material costs, fluctuations in selling prices and adverse changes in general market and industry conditions and other factors listed in the Corporation's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.


SOURCE Cascades Inc.


Hugo D'Amours 
Vice-President, Communications and Public Affairs 

Riko Gaudreault 
Director, Investor relations 

Robert Hall
Vice-President, Legal Affairs and Legal Secretary