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WiLAN Announces Election of Directors

OTTAWA, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Wi-LAN Inc. ("WiLAN" or the "Company") (WIN.TO) (WILN) today announced that all of management's nominees listed in its March 10, 2017 management proxy circular were elected as directors of the Company at WiLAN's April 20, 2017 annual shareholders' meeting (the "Annual Meeting"). The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual Meeting are set out below.

 

Nominee

Votes For

% Votes For

Votes Withheld

% Votes Withheld

Roxanne Anderson

38,778,209

96.88%

1,247,486

3.12%

Dr. Michel Tewfik Fattouche

37,344,032

93.30%

2,681,663

6.70%

John Kendall Gillberry

39,078,614

97.63%

947,081

2.37%

Ron Laurie

39,179,869

97.89%

845,826

2.11%

W. Paul McCarten

39,177,591

97.88%

848,104

2.12%

Ian McKinnon

39,524,134

98.75%

501,561

1.25%

Richard J. Shorkey

38,772,395

96.87%

1,253,300

3.13%

James Douglas Skippen

39,228,302

98.01%

797,393

1.99%

 

WiLAN also confirmed that shareholders approved the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's auditors.

About WiLAN

WiLAN is one of the most successful patent licensing companies in the world and helps companies unlock the value of intellectual property by managing and licensing their patent portfolios. The Company operates in a variety of markets including automotive, digital television, Internet, medical, semiconductor and wireless communication technologies. Founded in 1992, WiLAN is listed on the TSX and NASDAQ. For more information: www.wilan.com.

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