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CIRI Announces 2022 Annual General Meeting Voting Results


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TORONTO — The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) is pleased to report that, at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on June 15, 2022, 14 nominees were elected as Directors. Adam Borgatti, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Investor Relations, Aecon Group Inc. was appointed Chair for a two-year term and Nathalie Megann, Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Affairs, Chorus Aviation Inc. was appointed Past Chair for a one-year term.

“Adam’s blend of capital markets, investor relations and corporate development experience will be beneficial as CIRI responds to the evolving needs of investor relations professionals. His expertise, coupled with his strong leadership skills will serve CIRI well as we continue to advance the stature of the profession,” commented Nathalie Megann, Past Chair, CIRI Board of Directors.

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Adam Borgatti, Chair, CIRI Board of Directors commented: “I am very excited to be taking on the role of Chair. With the support of Nathalie and the rest of this talented and diverse Board, I look forward to contributing to CIRI’s strategic direction, continuing to raise the awareness of investor relations in Canada and further promoting CIRI’s mandate to contribute to the transparency and integrity of the Canadian capital market.”

The following individuals were elected to serve as Directors of CIRI at the Annual General Meeting:

Adam Borgatti, CPIR

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Investor Relations, Aecon Group Inc.

Janet Craig

Founding Partner, Endeavour IR

Alison Dwoskin, CPIR

Director, Investor Relations, Arizona Sonoran Copper Company Inc.

David Frost

Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Laurie Gaborit

Vice President, Investor Relations, Doré Copper Mining Corp & Corporate Director

Lisa Greatrix

Director, Neighbourly Pharmacy

Marc Lepage, CPIR

Vice President, Business Development, GFG Resources Inc.

Yvette Lokker

President & CEO, CIRI

Meghan MacNicol

Director, Corporate Access, TD Securities

Claire Mahaney Lyon

Principal, Real Asset Strategies

Nathalie Megann, CPIR

Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Affairs, Chorus Aviation Inc.

Ashley Nuell, CPIR

Vice President, Investor Relations & Stakeholder Comms, Westport Fuel Systems

Stacey Pavlova

Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications, Faraday Copper Corp.

Quentin Weber

Senior Advisor, Investor Relations, WSP Global Inc.

The newly elected CIRI Board looks forward to engaging with fellow members and continuing to deliver value through professional development events, resources networking opportunities and issues education and advocacy.

Rhylin Bailie, Vice President, Investor Relations, Equinox Gold Corp.; Greg Blazina, Head of Canada, Business Wire; and Trent Stangl, President, Three Dimes Inc. are retiring from the Board. All of these individuals have dedicated their time volunteering for the organization and have made a tremendous contribution.

“I want to thank our outgoing Board members Rhylin, Greg and Trent for their active involvement on the CIRI Board. They have been instrumental in advancing CIRI’s mandate and their counsel will be missed,” said Nathalie Megann, Past Chair, CIRI Board of Directors .

At the Board meeting earlier the same day, the Board made a commitment to diversity and inclusion within CIRI and approved the following Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

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CIRI’s Diversity & Inclusion Statement

CIRI welcomes everyone involved in the investor relations community regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, skill, ability or any other characteristic that makes someone unique. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture, free of discrimination and conscious or unconscious biases that limit equity.

We value diversity and inclusion in governance, speaking, thought leadership and other roles within CIRI, and are committed to providing a safe, productive and welcoming environment. These principles promote different perspectives and ideas, mitigate against groupthink and ensure that we have the opportunity to benefit from all available talent.

We believe this commitment is critical in supporting our mission of driving best practices in investor relations and corporate governance.

CIRI’s diversity and inclusion initiatives fall under the mandate of CIRI’s Human Resources & Corporate Governance Committee.

About CIRI

CIRI is a professional, not-for-profit association of executives responsible for communication between public corporations, investors and the financial community. CIRI contributes to the transparency and integrity of the Canadian capital markets by advancing the practice of investor relations, the professional competency of its members and the stature of the profession. With close to 500 members and four Chapters across the country, CIRI is the voice of IR in Canada. For further information, please visit CIRI.org.

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220616005910/en/

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Contacts

Yvette Lokker
President & CEO
Canadian Investor Relations Institute
(416) 364-8200 ext. 101
[email protected]

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