Leading Edge Materials Announces Results of AGM

Vancouver, July 24, 2020 /CNW/ – Leading Edge Materials Corp. (“Leading Edge Materials” or the Company”) (TSXV: LEM) (Nasdaq First North: LEMSE) (OTCQB: LEMIF) announces the voting results from the Company’s Annual General of Shareholders held on Friday, July 24, 2020 (the “Meeting“). A total of 21,776,332 common shares were voted, representing 19.02% of the Company’s issued and outstanding common shares. Shareholders voted in favour of setting the number of directors at three (3) and for the re-election of all director nominees.

The percentage of votes cast for each director is as follows:

  Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
  Lars-Eric Johansson 21,758,183 99.92 18,149 0.08
  Daniel Major 21,757,345 99.91 18,987 0.09
  Eric Krafft 21,756,990 99.91 19,342 0.09

In addition, shareholders also approved the ratification of the Company’s 10% rolling stock option plan and the appointment of D&H Group LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, as the auditors of the Company for the ensuing year and the authorization for the directors of the Company to fix their remuneration. In addition, disinterested shareholder approval was obtained for the potential creation of a new “Control Person” of the Company, as more particularly described in the Company’s Information Circular. The Information Circular is available for download under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com or on the Company’s website at https://leadingedgematerials.com/investors/#1511790980717-af1a9845-4bbd

Additional details of the results of the Meeting will be provided in a Report of Voting Results to be filed under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Subsequent to the Meeting, the directors appointed Lars-Eric Johansson as Non-Executive Chairman, Filip Kozlowski as Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Nick DeMare as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. Messrs. Johansson, Major and Krafft were appointed as members of the Audit Committee.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,
Leading Edge Materials Corp.

Lars-Eric Johansson, Non-Executive Chairman

Additional Information

The Company's consolidated financial statements and related management's discussion and analysis are available on the Company's website at www.leadingedgematerials.com or under its profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com 

The information was submitted for publication through the agency of the contact person set out above, on July 24, 2020, at 11:45 AM Vancouver time.

Leading Edge Materials is listed on the TSXV under the symbol “LEM”, OTCQB under the symbol “LEMIF” and Nasdaq First North Stockholm under the symbol "LEMSE". Mangold Fondkommission AB is the Company’s Certified Adviser on Nasdaq First North and may be contacted via email CA@mangold.se or by phone +46 (0) 8 5030 1550. 

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For further information, please contact the Company at:
1.604.685.9316
info@leadingedgematerials.com
www.leadingedgematerials.com

About Leading Edge Materials

Leading Edge Materials is a Canadian public company focused on developing a portfolio of critical raw material projects located in the European Union. Critical raw materials are determined as such by the European Union based on their economic importance and supply risk. They are directly linked to high growth technologies such as lithium-ion batteries and permanent magnets for electric motors and wind power that underpin the sustainability transition of society. The portfolio of projects includes the 100% owned Woxna Graphite mine (Sweden), Norra Kärr HREE project (Sweden), Bergby lithium project (Sweden) and the 51% owned Bihor Sud Nickel Cobalt exploration alliance (Romania).