MONTREAL - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today held its annual general meeting of stockholders in Saint-Félicien, Quebec. A total of 84,271,754 common shares, or 89.1% of the outstanding shares, were voted at the meeting. Shareholders voted in favor of each proposal, including the re-election of each director nominee, by a substantial majority:

 
Nominees                     For             Withheld      Non-Votes 
                      # of shares   %    # of shares   % 
Michel P. Desbiens    80,500,139   99.4    481,670    0.6  3,289,945 
Jennifer C. Dolan     80,506,029   99.4    475,780    0.6  3,289,945 
Richard D. Falconer   80,503,934   99.4    477,875    0.6  3,289,945 
Richard Garneau       80,504,023   99.4    477,786    0.6  3,289,945 
Jeffrey A. Hearn      80,508,650   99.4    473,159    0.6  3,289,945 
Bradley P. Martin     79,542,979   98.2   1,438,830   1.8  3,289,945 
Alain Rhéaume    80,506,009   99.4    475,800    0.6  3,289,945 
Michael Rousseau      80,506,775   99.4    475,034    0.6  3,289,945 
David H. Wilkins      80,505,180   99.4    476,629    0.6  3,289,945 
 

The other proposals on which stockholders voted favorably included:

   -- The ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the 
      Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the 2014 
      fiscal year. 
 
   -- An advisory vote to approve compensation of the Company's named executive 
      officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement. 

About Resolute Forest Products

Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including newsprint, specialty papers, market pulp and wood products. The Company owns or operates nearly 40 pulp and paper mills and wood products facilities in the United States, Canada and South Korea, and power generation assets in Canada. Marketing its products in close to 90 countries, Resolute has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to at least one of three internationally recognized sustainable forest management standards. The shares of Resolute Forest Products trade under the stock symbol RFP on both the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Resolute and other member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada, as well as a number of environmental organizations, are partners in the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement. The group works to identify solutions to conservation issues that meet the goal of balancing equally the three pillars of sustainability linked to human activities: environmental, social and economic.

Source: Resolute Forest Products Inc.

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