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National Bank of Canada Announces Election of Directors

Montreal, 21 April 2017 -

National Bank of Canada (the “Bank”) (TSX: NA) announced today that each director nominee listed in the Management Proxy Circular dated February 24, 2017 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 WITHHELD

% WITHHELD

Raymond Bachand Elected

170,670,401

99.54

784,110

0.46

Maryse Bertrand Elected

171,089,420

99.79

365,091

0.21

Pierre Blouin Elected

169,400,631

98.80

2,053,880

1.20

Pierre Boivin

Elected

168,692,213

98.39

2,762,298

1.61

André Caillé

Elected

168,254,581

98.13

3,199,930

1.87

Gillian H. Denham

Elected

168,754,051

98.42

2,700,460

1.58

Richard Fortin

Elected

171,057,596

99.77

396,915

0.23

Jean Houde

Elected

170,627,240

99.52

827,271

0.48

Karen Kinsley

Elected

169,369,466

98.78

2,085,045

1.22

Julie Payette

Elected

170,980,154

99.72

474,357

0.28

Lino A. Saputo, Jr.

Elected

170,514,728

99.45

939,783

0.55

Andrée Savoie

Elected

170,698,683

99.56

755,828

0.44

Pierre Thabet

Elected

171,092,896

99.79

361,615

0.21

Louis Vachon

Elected

170,446,037

99.41

1,008,474

0.59

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 $234 billion in assets as at January 31, 2017, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups. The Bank has more than 21,000 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.

For more information:

Catherine Deshaies
Advisor – Public Affairs
National Bank
Tel.: 514-412-1320