Vancouver, B.C. – July 18, 2017 - Highbank Resources Ltd. (TSX.V –"HBK"), (the "Company").
The Annual General Meeting of Highbank Resources Ltd. was held yesterday –July 17, 2017. At the meeting the shareholders re-elected James H. Place, Gary Musil, Victor N. Bryant, Luard J. Manning, William J. Loucks, and Ivan Scott for the upcoming year. The scrutineer reported that there were a total of 15 shareholders holding 8,092,794 common shares represented in person or by proxy at the meeting. This represents 6.21% of the total 130,306,621 shares issued and outstanding at record date.
On a show of hands, the Chairman declared that the shareholders ratified the election of directors for all nominees listed to hold office until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are duly elected or appointed. All Directors received 8,078,744 (99.83%) votes for their re-election.
Shareholders approved, subject to acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange, the Company’s Incentive Stock Option Plan. Shareholders also approved the re-appointment of Crowe MacKay LLP, Chartered Accountants as auditors for the ensuing year, and authorized the Directors to fix their remuneration.
Other resolutions submitted by management to shareholders for consideration were approved as presented; including the ratifying of the Company’s Advance Notice Policy ("ANP") as attached to the Information Circular as Schedule "C". In order for the ANP to remain in effect, the ANP must be ratified, confirmed and approved at each subsequent annual general meeting.
At the Directors Meeting following; the directors appointed James H. Place as President/Chief Executive Officer, and Gary Musil as Corporate Secretary/Chief Financial Officer. The Audit Committee appointees are: Gary Musil, William (Bill) J. Loucks, and Ivan Scott.
The Board of Directors would like to thank the Company’s shareholders for their continued support throughout the past year; as well as your increased support in attending and voting at the Annual General Meeting.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF HIGHBANK RESOURCES LTD
Gary Musil, CFO/Director
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