Popular, Inc. Reelects Director and Elects New Director
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- May 2, 2013
Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) announced that shareholders at the Annual Meeting
of Stockholders, held on April30, 2013, approved the reelection of a director
and the election of a new director.
Class 2 Directors David E. Goel and Joaquín E. Bacardí, III, who was nominated
for the first time at the annual meeting, will serve three-year terms expiring
in 2016. Both directors were elected with the support of over 98% of votes
Shareholders also approved amendments to the Corporation’s Omnibus Incentive
An advisory vote approving the Corporation’s executive compensation program
and the ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the
independent registered public accounting firm of the Corporation for 2013 were
Founded in 1893, Popular, Inc. is the leading banking institution by both
assets and deposits in Puerto Rico and ranks 37th by assets among U.S. banks.
In the United States, Popular has established a community-banking franchise,
doing business as Popular Community Bank, providing a broad range of financial
services and products with branches in New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Florida
For more information, visithttp://www.popular.com.
Carlos J. Vázquez, 787-771-3112
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
Teruca Rullán, 787-281-5170 or 917-679-3596(mobile)
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
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