Mr. Shaun Smith reports
DHX MEDIA (DBA WILDBRAIN) SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE NAME CHANGE TO "WILDBRAIN LTD." AND ELECTION OF DIRECTORS AT ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING
DHX Media Ltd.'s shareholders, at the company's annual and special meeting of shareholders held today, approved an amendment to the company's articles to change its name to WildBrain Ltd., which the company expects to be effective on or about Dec. 18, 2019.
Subsequent to the name change, the company's ticker on the Toronto Stock Exchange will change to WILD on or about Dec. 23, 2019. As previously announced, the company's voluntarily delisting of its common voting shares and variable voting shares from the Nasdaq Stock Market will take effect on Dec. 24, 2019. All shares previously traded on the Nasdaq will continue to be listed and tradeable on the TSX under the ticker WILD. For more information on the Nasdaq delisting, including frequently asked questions, please refer to the investor section of the company's website.
In addition, all director nominees listed in the company's management information circular dated Nov. 5, 2019, were elected and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP was reappointed as the company's auditor. Shareholders also approved unallocated options under the company's stock option plan, the adoption of an omnibus equity incentive plan, an amendment to its employee share purchase plan, and an additional amendment to the company's articles, allowing its directors to appoint additional directors up to a maximum of one-third of the number of directors elected at the previous annual shareholder meeting.
DETAILED RESULTS OF VOTES RECEIVED FOR EACH DIRECTOR NOMINEE
Directors % of shares voted for % of shares voted withheld
David Colville 99.45% 0.55%
Amanda Cupples 99.32% 0.68%
Deborah Drisdell 99.30% 0.70%
Eric Ellenbogen 99.31% 0.69%
Erin Elofson 99.33% 0.67%
Alan Hibben 97.88% 2.12%
Steven Landry 99.30% 0.70%
Geoffrey Machum 99.50% 0.50%
Thomas McGrath 99.32% 0.68%
Jonathan Whitcher 99.29% 0.71%
Donald Wright 97.85% 2.15%
About DHX Media Ltd.
DHX Media makes great content for kids and families. With over 13,000 half hours of filmed entertainment in its library -- one of the world's most extensive -- the company is home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget and Degrassi.
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