Saputo Announces Election of Directors

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug 7, 2013) - Saputo Inc. (SAP.TO) (Saputo or the Company) announces that the nominees listed in its management proxy circular dated June 5, 2013 were elected as directors of Saputo at the annual meeting of shareholders held yesterday.

According to proxies received, each of the following 11 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Saputo with the following results:

Voted For Withheld from
% For % Withheld
Emanuele (Lino) Saputo 141,434,057 1,315,130 99.08% 0.92%
Lino A. Saputo, Jr. 142,473,763 275,426 99.81% 0.19%
Lucien Bouchard 141,153,539 1,595,650 98.88% 1.12%
Pierre Bourgie 140,887,187 1,862,002 98.70% 1.30%
Henry E. Demone 140,819,176 1,930,013 98.65% 1.35%
Anthony M. Fata 137,367,141 5,382,048 96.23% 3.77%
Annalisa King 137,369,209 5,379,980 96.23% 3.77%
Tony Meti 137,262,515 5,486,674 96.16% 3.84%
Caterina Monticciolo 142,256,140 493,049 99.65% 0.35%
Patricia Saputo 142,253,508 495,681 99.65% 0.35%
Annette Verschuren 142,271,510 477,679 99.67% 0.33%

About Saputo

Saputo produces, markets, and distributes a wide array of dairy products of the utmost quality, including cheese, fluid milk, extended shelf-life milk and cream products, cultured products and dairy ingredients. Saputo is one of the top ten dairy processors in the world, the largest in Canada, the third largest in Argentina and among the top three cheese producers in the United States. Our products are sold in more than 40 countries under well-known brand names such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, Baxter, Dairyland, Dragone, DuVillage 1860, Friendship, Frigo Cheese Heads, Great Midwest, King's Choice, Kingsey, La Paulina, Milk2Go, Neilson, Nutrilait, Ricrem, Salemville, Stella and Treasure Cave. Saputo Inc. is a publicly traded company whose shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "SAP".