National Bank of Canada Announces Election of Directors - Jean Houde Named New Chairman of the Board

 National Bank of Canada Announces Election of Directors - Jean Houde Named New  Chairman of the Board  MONTREAL, April 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank of Canada (the "Bank")  (TSX: NA) announced today that each director nominee listed in the Management  Proxy Circular dated February 21, 2014 was elected as Director of the Bank  during the Annual Meeting of the Holders of Common Shares held today in  Calgary, Alberta. In addition, Jean Houde becomes the new Chairman of the  Board, replacing the outgoing Jean Douville who is retiring after serving as  Chairman for some 10 years.  The details of the election are as follows:         ____________________________________________________________________     |DIRECTOR NOMINEE     |OUTCOME|      FOR  |% FOR|WITHHELD |% WITHHELD|     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Maryse Bertrand      |Elected|158,481,341|99.16|1,341,100|    0.84  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Lawrence S. Bloomberg|Elected|158,772,401|99.34|1,053,027|    0.66  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Pierre Boivin        |Elected|158,814,476|99.37|1,010,912|    0.63  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |André Caillé         |Elected|158,320,638|99.06|1,504,790|    0.94  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Gérard Coulombe      |Elected|158,112,618|98.93|1,712,810|    1.07  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Bernard Cyr          |Elected|158,848,844|99.39| 976,584 |    0.61  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Gillian H. Denham    |Elected|158,289,061|99.04|1,536,327|    0.96  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Richard Fortin       |Elected|158,885,064|99.41| 940,364 |    0.59  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Jean Houde           |Elected|158,046,275|98.89|1,779,153|    1.11  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Louise Laflamme      |Elected|159,483,743|99.79| 341,685 |    0.21  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Julie Payette        |Elected|159,291,154|99.67| 534,274 |    0.33  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Roseann Runte        |Elected|158,748,381|99.33|1,077,047|    0.67  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Lino A. Saputo, Jr.  |Elected|153,946,215|96.32|5,879,028|    3.68  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Pierre Thabet        |Elected|159,478,887|99.78| 346,541 |    0.22  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|     |Louis Vachon         |Elected|158,664,470|99.27|1,162,024|    0.73  |     |_____________________|_______|___________|_____|_________|__________|   The results of the final votes regarding all matters subject to a vote during  the annual meeting are available on the Bank's website  (nbc.ca/investorrelations) as well as on the SEDAR website (sedar.com).  About National Bank of Canada With $195 billion in assets as at January 31, 2014, National Bank of Canada  (www.nbc.ca), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading  integrated financial groups, and has been named among the 20 strongest banks  in the world by Bloomberg Markets magazine. The Bank has close to 20,000  employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are  listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities  via social media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at  clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca.    SOURCE  National Bank of Canada  (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of  journalists  and other media representatives.)  Marie-Pierre Jodoin Senior Advisor - Public Affairs National Bank Tel.:  514-394-4209  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2014/10/c9455.html  CO: National Bank of Canada ST: Alberta NI: FIN 2575 WNEWS FIN  
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