VARENNES, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - July 5, 2016) - The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (TSX:PJC.A) ("The Jean Coutu Group" or the "Corporation") held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders today. Each of the candidates proposed as directors was elected by a majority of the votes cast by the shareholders present or represented by proxy at the meeting:

For Withhold
Number % Number %
Lise Bastarache 1,067,118,723 97.94 22,413,336 2.06
François J. Coutu 1,086,903,671 99.76 2,628,388 0.24
Jean Coutu 1,086,148,559 99.69 3,383,500 0.31
Marie-Josée Coutu 1,083,399,197 99.44 6,132,862 0.56
Michel Coutu 1,083,408,239 99.44 6,123,820 0.56
Sylvie Coutu 1,086,333,901 99.71 3,198,158 0.29
L. Denis Desautels 1,067,069,654 97.94 22,462,405 2.06
Marcel Dutil 1,067,059,791 97.94 22,472,268 2.06
Nicolle Forget 1,086,320,012 99.71 3,212,047 0.29
Michael Hanley 1,089,395,056 99.99 137,003 0.01
Robert Lacroix 1,067,272,414 97.96 22,259,645 2.04
Marie-Josée Lamothe 1,089,402,224 99.99 129,835 0.01
Andrew T. Molson 1,087,505,939 99.81 2,026,120 0.19
Cora Mussely Tsouflidou 1,088,761,519 99.93 770,540 0.07
Annie Thabet 1,067,273,470 97.96 22,258,589 2.04

About The Jean Coutu Group

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. operates a network of 420 franchised drugstores in Canada located in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario (under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique and PJC Santé Beauté) and employs more than 20,000 people. The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing.

Contact Information:

Source:
The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
Andre Belzile
Senior Vice-President, Finance and Corporate Affairs
(450) 646-9611, Ext. 1790

Information:
Helene Bisson
Vice President, Communications
(450) 646-9611, Ext. 1165