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National Bank of Canada Announces Election of Directors

Montreal, 15 April 2016 -

National Bank of Canada (the “Bank”) (TSX: NA) announced today that each director nominee listed in the Management Proxy Circular dated February 19, 2016 was elected as Director of the Bank during the Annual Meeting of the Holders of Common Shares held today in Montreal, Quebec.

The details of the election are as follows:

DIRECTOR NOMINEE

OUTCOME

FOR

% FOR

WITHELD

% WITHELD

Raymond Bachand

Elected

161,072,741

99.55

727,184

0.45

Maryse Bertrand

Elected

161,238,341

99.65

561,484

0.35

Pierre Boivin

Elected

160,665,317

99.30

1,134,608

0.70

André Caillé

Elected

160,711,402

99.33

1,088,423

0.67

Gillian H. Denham

Elected

160,810,771

99.39

990,573

0.61

Richard Fortin

Elected

161,211,048

99.64

588,525

0.36

Jean Houde

Elected

160,958,844

99.48

841,038

0.52

Karen Kinsley

Elected

161,145,033

99.59

655,493

0.41

Julie Payette

Elected

161,106,222

99.57

693,660

0.43

Lino A. Saputo, Jr.

Elected

125,514,301

77.57

36,285,624

22.43

Andrée Savoie

Elected

161,122,263

99.58

677,662

0.42

Pierre Thabet

Elected

161,240,267

99.65

559,658

0.35

Louis Vachon

Elected

159,475,033

98.56

2,324,849

1.44

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 $219 billion in assets as at January 31, 2016, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank’s activities at nbc.ca or via social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter

Information (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.):

Jean-François Lauzon
Advisor – Public Affairs
National Bank
Tel.: 514-394-6097