Vancouver, British Columbia – April 28, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or "the Company") (TSX: WLLW; OTCQX: CANSF) is pleased to announce the voting results from its annual general and special meeting (the “Meeting”) of shareholders held on April 28, 2021. A total of 46,817,015 common shares, representing approximately 37.92% of Willow’s issued and outstanding shares, were represented at the Meeting.
The following nominees were elected as directors of Willow for the ensuing year, with the specific voting results being as follows:
|Votes For||Votes Withheld|
|Dr. Peter Seufer-Wasserthal||43,734,663||99.64%||158,351||0.36%|
|Dr. Fotis Kalantzis||43,611,713||99.34%||291,301||0.66%|
|Sadiq H. Lalani||43,640,058||99.40%||262,956||0.60%|
In addition, shareholders approved the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s auditor for the ensuing year (99.94% of the votes cast being in favour).
Shareholders also ratified and approved the adoption of a new share award incentive plan of the Company and authorized its continuation for a three-year period from the date of the Meeting (93.48% of the votes cast being in favour).
Willow is a Canadian biotechnology company based in Vancouver, British Columbia that develops and produces high-purity, plant derived ingredients for consumer care, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical products. Willow's manufacturing process creates a consistent, scalable, and sustainable product that benefits industry and consumers. Willow's team has a proven track record of developing and commercializing bio-based manufacturing processes and products for both the consumer and pharmaceutical industries.
For further information, please visit Willow's website at www.willowbio.com or contact:
President and Chief Executive Officer
T: (403) 669-4848
CFA Vice President, Corporate Development
T: (403) 618-1117
150, 2250 Boundary Road\ Burnaby, BC V5M 3Z3
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