Loblaw Companies Limited Announces Appointment of Pavi Binning to Board of Directors

Loblaw Companies Limited Announces Appointment of Pavi Binning to Board of 
BRAMPTON, ON, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Galen G. Weston, Executive Chairman and 
President, Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX: L), is pleased to announce the 
appointment of Pavi Binning as a director to the Loblaw Companies Limited 
Mr. Binning currently serves as the President of George Weston Limited, and 
has been a director of George Weston Limited since 2012. He joined George 
Weston Limited in 2010 as the Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") after spending a 
year as a director of Loblaw Companies Limited. Prior to joining Weston, Mr. 
Binning was at Nortel Networks Corporation, where he held the role of CFO and 
subsequently Chief Restructuring Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Binning held CFO 
positions at both Hanson plc and Marconi Corporation plc, as well as executive 
positions at Diageo plc. 
"I am pleased to welcome Pavi back to the Loblaw board," said Mr. Weston. 
"Pavi's experience and expertise developed over a career of executive 
management positions in large international companies, as well as his 
knowledge base in Canadian grocery retail, will complement and strengthen an 
extremely capable and robust board." 
About Loblaw Companies Limited 
Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada's food and pharmacy leader, the nation's 
largest retailer, and the majority unitholder of Choice Properties Real Estate 
Investment Trust. Loblaw provides Canadians with grocery, pharmacy, health and 
beauty, apparel, general merchandise, banking, and wireless mobile products 
and services. With more than 2,300 corporate, franchised and Associate-owned 
locations, Loblaw, its franchisees, and Associate-owners employ approximately 
192,000 full- and part-time employees, making it one of Canada's largest 
private sector employers. 
Loblaw's purpose - Live Life Well - puts first the needs and well-being of 
Canadians who make one billion transactions annually in the Company's stores.  
Loblaw is positioned to meet and exceed those needs in many ways: convenient 
locations; more than 1,050 grocery stores that span the value spectrum from 
discount to specialty; full-service pharmacies at more than 1,250 Shoppers 
Drug Mart and Pharmaprix locations and more than 500 Loblaw locations; no-fee 
banking with PC Financial; affordable Joe Fresh fashion and family apparel; 
and three of Canada's top consumer brands in Life Brand®, no name® and 
President's Choice®. Through the PC Plus™ and Shoppers Optimum® loyalty 
programs, more than one in every three Canadians are rewarded for shopping 
with the companies. 
For more information, visit Loblaw's website at www.loblaw.ca and Loblaw's 
issuer profile at www.sedar.com.

SOURCE  Loblaw Companies Limited 
Media Enquiries, contact: 
Kevin Groh Loblaw Companies Limited, Vice President Corporate Affairs and  
Communication 905-861-2437 kevin.groh@loblaw.ca 
Investors Enquiries, contact: 
Dennis Fong Investor Relations 905-861-2489 dennis.fong@loblaw.ca 
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