Avalon Announces the Results of its 2020 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

Wednesday, 26. February 2020 20:31

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - February 26, 2020) - Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. (TSX: AVL) (OTCQB: AVLNF) ("Avalon" or the "Company") announces the results of its 2020 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held in Toronto, Ontario on February 25, 2020 (the "Meeting").

At the Meeting, all five director nominees listed in the Company's information circular dated January 8, 2020 were elected as directors of the Company. The detailed results of the vote are as follows:

Director
Number of
Votes Cast
Percentage of
Votes Cast
Donald BubarIn Favour:
Withheld:
56,618,550
2,917,384
95.10
4.90
Alan FerryIn Favour:
Withheld:
56,757,169
2,778,765
95.33
4.67
John FisherIn Favour:
Withheld:
56,745,085
2,790,849
95.31
4.69
Naomi JohnsonIn Favour:
Withheld:
56,678,964
2,856,970
95.20
4.80
Brian MacEachenIn Favour:
Withheld:
56,603,185
2,932,749
95.07
4.93

 

Avalon is pleased to welcome Mr. John Fisher to the Company's Board of Directors. John was nominated to replace Jane Pagel after she decided to retire. John is a geologist who began his professional career in mineral exploration in western and northern Canada in the late 1970's, before transitioning into the construction materials and waste management business in southern Ontario in the late 1980's. Most recently he served as President & CEO of Niagara-based Walker Industries ("Walker"), a large private company involved in aggregates and construction, waste disposal and recycling and chemical manufacturing. Walker has 1,100 employees and is recognized for its progressive approach to health and safety, environmental performance and community engagement.

In addition, at the Meeting shareholders appointed Ernst & Young LLP as auditors of the Company and approved updates to, as well as all unallocated options, rights or other entitlements under the Company's stock option plan.

About Avalon Advanced Materials Inc.

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. is a Canadian mineral development company specializing in sustainably-produced materials for clean technology. The Company now has four advanced stage projects, providing investors with exposure to lithium, tin and indium, as well as rare earth elements, tantalum, cesium and zirconium. Avalon is currently focusing on developing its Separation Rapids Lithium Project near Kenora, ON and Will Scarlett Rare Earths Recovery Project in Illinois to initial production while continuing to advance its East Kemptville Tin-Indium Project, Yarmouth, NS. Social responsibility and environmental stewardship are corporate cornerstones.

For questions and feedback, please e-mail the Company at ir@AvalonAM.com, or phone Don Bubar, President & CEO, at 416-364-4938.

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