Knight Therapeutics announced today the voting results from the annual meeting of the shareholders held in Montreal, Quebec.
Knight Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:GUD) (“Knight” or the “Corporation”) a leading pan-American (ex-US) specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today the voting results from the Annual Meeting of the Shareholders held in Montreal, Quebec (“Meeting”).
Election of Directors
Each director nominee listed in the Management Information Circular dated May 26, 2020 (“Circular”) was elected as Director of the Corporation at the Meeting. Shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at the Meeting voted as follows:
|DIRECTOR NOMINEE||OUTCOME||VOTES FOR||% FOR||VOTES WITHHELD||%
|James C. Gale||Elected||84,542,688||94.19%||5,218,368||5.81%|
|Jonathan Ross Goodman||Elected||89,596,616||99.82%||164,440||0.18%|
|Robert N. Lande||Elected||86,384,815||96.24%||3,376,241||3.76%|
|Michael J Tremblay||Elected||89,577,845||99.80%||183,211||0.20%|
Appointment of external Auditors
Ernst & Young LLP were appointed as external auditors of the Corporation for the next year by a majority of the votes cast by the shareholders present or represented by proxy, and the directors were authorized to determine their remuneration. Shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at the Meeting voted as follows:
|OUTCOME||VOTES FOR||% FOR||VOTES WITHHELD||% WITHHELD|
Approval of Unallocated Options under the Corporation’s Stock Option Plan
The resolution to approve unallocated rights under the Corporation’s stock option plan for the ensuing three years, as described in the Circular, was approved by a majority of the votes cast by the shareholders present or represented by proxy. Shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at the Meeting voted as follows:
|OUTCOME||VOTES FOR||% FOR||VOTES AGAINST||% AGAINST|
About Knight Therapeutics Inc.
Knight Therapeutics Inc., headquartered in Montreal, Canada, is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on acquiring or in-licensing and commercializing innovative pharmaceutical products for Canada and Latin America. Knight owns a controlling stake in Grupo Biotoscana, a panLatin American specialty pharmaceutical company. Knight Therapeutics Inc.’s shares trade on TSX under the symbol GUD. For more information about Knight Therapeutics Inc., please visit the company’s web site at www.gud-knight.com or www.sedar.com.
This document contains forward-looking statements for Knight Therapeutics Inc. and its subsidiaries. These forward-looking statements, by their nature, necessarily involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Knight Therapeutics Inc. considers the assumptions on which these forward-looking statements are based to be reasonable at the time they were prepared, but cautions the reader that these assumptions regarding future events, many of which are beyond the control of Knight Therapeutics Inc. and its subsidiaries, may ultimately prove to be incorrect. Factors and risks, which could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations are discussed in Knight Therapeutics Inc.’s Annual Report and in Knight Therapeutics Inc.’s Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2019. filed on www.sedar.com. Knight Therapeutics Inc. disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information or future events, except as required by law.