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Groupe Bikini Village inc. Shareholders Elect New Board of Directors

SAINTE-JULIE, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jun 21, 2013) - Groupe Bikini Village inc. (GBV.TO) ("Groupe Bikini Village" or the "Corporation") held today its annual general meeting of shareholders. Prior to the meeting, five shareholders representing more than 50% of the outstanding shares requested the nomination of Mr. Franco Cristiano and Mr. Scott Leckie. The following candidates were then proposed as directors and were duly elected to the Board of Directors of Bikini Village by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Meeting, as follows:

Name For Withheld
Number % Number %
Franco Cristiano 1,348,787 100.00 % nil 0.00 %
Joseph Iannicelli 1,317,246 99.16 % 11,213 0.84 %
Scott Leckie 1,348,787 100.00 % nil 0.00 %
Joe Marsilii 1,317,250 99.16 % 11,209 0.84 %
Paul Delage Roberge 1,313,457 98.99 % 13,402 1.01 %

Before the general meeting of shareholders, Mrs. Hélène F. Fortin and Mr. Yves Simard withdrew their nomination for election to Groupe Bikini Village's Board of Directors. The Corporation wishes to thank them for their contribution and welcomes the two new Board members, Mr. Cristiano and Mr. Leckie.

About Groupe Bikini Village

Groupe Bikini Village inc., serving Canadians for more than a quarter-century, is a leader in the retail sale of beachwear products, with a network of new and renovated boutiques across Eastern Canada. In its bright and inviting stores with comfortable change rooms and knowledgeable staff, Groupe Bikini Village helps its customers choose from among Canada's widest selection of swimsuits, beach and cruise wear and accessories, in the most popular brands the industry has to offer and in styles to suit every figure. Headquartered in Sainte-Julie, Quebec, Groupe Bikini Village operates 56 stores and employs approximately 450 people; its securities trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol GBV. For more information about Groupe Bikini Village, please visit our website at www.bikinivillage.com.