HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Erdene Resource Development Corporation (TSX:ERD | MSE:ERDN) (“Erdene” or the ”Company”) is pleased to announce its shareholders voted in favor of all items of business brought before them at the Company’s Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (“Meeting”) held on June 22, 2022 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Details of the Meeting are provided below.
Appointment of Board and Executive
At the Meeting, shareholders elected in favor of Erdene management’s nominees to the board of directors, with details of the proxy voting results as follows:
|Nominee||Votes For||%For||Votes Withheld||% Withheld|
|Peter C. Akerley||120,337,823||100.00||0||0.00|
|Dr. Anna G. Biolik||120,337,823||100.00||0||0.00|
|John P. Byrne||120,037,823||99.75||300,000||0.25|
|T. Layton Croft||120,037,823||99.75||300,000||0.25|
|Kenneth W. MacDonald||120,037,823||99.75||300,000||0.25|
|David V. Mosher||120,337,823||100.00||0||0.00|
Following the Meeting, Erdene’s board of directors appointed its officers for the coming year, namely: President and Chief Executive Officer – Peter Akerley; Chairman of the Board – T. Layton Croft; Chief Financial Officer – Robert Jenkins; and Corporate Secretary – Suzan Frazer.
KPMG LLP was re-appointed Auditor of the Company to hold office until the next meeting or until its successor is duly appointed, and the directors were authorized to fix the Auditor’s remuneration.
Approval of Unallocated Options under the Company’s Incentive Stock Option Plan
Shareholders approved all unallocated options issuable under the Company’s 10% “rolling” incentive stock option plan in accordance with the rules and policies of the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Approval of Unallocated Deferred Stock Units (“DSUs”) under the Company’s DSU Plan
Shareholders approved all unallocated DSUs issuable under the Company’s DSU Plan in accordance with the rules and policies of the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Erdene Resource Development Corp. is a Canada-based resource company focused on the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious and base metals in underexplored and highly prospective Mongolia. The Company has interests in three mining licenses and an exploration license in Southwest Mongolia, where exploration success has led to the discovery and definition of the Khundii Gold District. Erdene Resource Development Corp. is listed on the Toronto and the Mongolian stock exchanges. Further information is available at www.erdene.com. Important information may be disseminated exclusively via the website; Investors should consult the site to access this information.
Certain information regarding Erdene contained herein may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements may include estimates, plans, expectations, opinions, forecasts, projections, guidance or other statements that are not statements of fact. Although Erdene believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to have been correct. Erdene cautions that actual performance will be affected by a number of factors, most of which are beyond its control, and that future events and results may vary substantially from what Erdene currently foresees. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include the ability to obtain required third party approvals, market prices, exploitation and exploration results, continued availability of capital and financing and general economic, market or business conditions. The forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The information contained herein is stated as of the current date and is subject to change after that date. The Company does not assume the obligations to refise or update these forward-looking statements, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.
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Erdene Contact Information
Peter C. Akerley, President and CEO, or
Robert Jenkins, CFO