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Aurora Cannabis shareholders elect eight to board

2020-11-16 08:58 ET - News Release

Ms. Michelle Lefler reports


Aurora Cannabis Inc. has provided the voting results from its annual general and special meeting of shareholders held on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, by virtual webcast. The total number of shares represented by shareholders present in person and by proxy at the meeting was 48,828,603, representing 40.34 per cent of Aurora's issued and outstanding common shares.

All of the matters put forward before shareholders for consideration and approval, as set out in the company's management information circular dated Sept. 28, 2020, were approved by the requisite majority of votes cast at the meeting. The details of the voting results for the election of directors are set out in the attached table.

Nominee                               Votes for             Votes withheld

Miguel Martin                 9,114,731 (90.05%)         1,007,078  (9.95%)
Michael Singer                8,327,088 (82.27%)         1,794,722 (17.73%)
Ron Funk                      8,920,391 (88.13%)         1,201,419 (11.87%)
Norma Beauchamp               8,901,696 (87.95%)         1,220,113 (12.05%)
Margaret Shan Atkins          8,965,142 (88.57%)         1,156,667 (11.43%)
Adam Szweras                  8,642,769 (85.39%)         1,479,040 (14.61%)
Michael Detlefsen             9,009,767 (89.01%)         1,112,043 (10.99%)
Lance Friedmann               8,894,788 (87.88%)         1,227,022 (12.12%)


Shareholders also approved the following matters:

  • Appointment of KPMG LLP as auditors of the company for the ensuing year;
  • Renewal of the company's 10 per cent rolling stock option plan;
  • Adoption of the company's fixed performance share unit plan;
  • An amendment to each of the company's fixed restricted share unit plan and fixed deferred share unit plan to increase the number of common shares issuable under each plan;
  • A non-binding advisory resolution on the company's approach to executive compensation.

The company has filed a report of voting results on all resolutions voted on at the meeting on SEDAR.

About Aurora Cannabis Inc.

Aurora is a global leader in the cannabis industry serving both the medical and consumer markets. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alta., Aurora is a pioneer in global cannabis dedicated to helping people improve their lives. The company's brand portfolio includes Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael '71, Daily Special, AltaVie, MedReleaf, CanniMed, Whistler and Reliva CBD. Providing customers with innovative, high-quality cannabis products, Aurora's brands continue to break through as industry leaders in the medical, performance, wellness and recreational markets wherever they are launched.

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