MONTREAL, May 31, 2021 – Nuvei Corporation (“Nuvei” or the “Company”) (TSX: NVEI and NVEI.U) today announced that shareholders voted in favour of all items of business put forth by the Company at its annual shareholders’ meeting held on May 28, 2021 (the “Meeting”).
Voting Results of the Meeting
- Election of Directors
The five (5) nominees for directors were elected by a majority of the votes cast by the shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Meeting. The votes cast for each nominee were as follows:
|Nominees||Votes For||Percentage of Votes For||Votes Withheld||Percentage of Votes Withheld|
|(a) Philip Fayer||855,927,759||99.98%||195,699||0.02%|
|(b) Michael Hanley||854,984,764||99.87%||1,138,310||0.13%|
|(c) David Lewin||855,785,023||99.96%||338,051||0.04%|
|(d) Daniela Mielke||856,088,122||99.99%||34,952||0.01%|
|(e) Pascal Tremblay||855,451,941||99.92%||671,133||0.08%|
- Appointment of Auditors
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, chartered accountants, were appointed as auditors of the Company by a majority of the votes cast by the shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Meeting. The votes cast were as follows:
|Votes For||Percentage of Votes For||Votes Withheld||Percentage of Votes Withheld|
Final voting results on all matters voted at the Meeting are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
Appointment of Lindsay Matthews as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Nuvei announced that Lindsay Matthews will be joining its management team as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary effective today, May 31, 2021.
Ms. Matthews has over 23 years of broad legal experience in corporate, securities and commercial law, as well as in M&A and corporate governance, both as in-house counsel and in private practice. She was most recently Vice-President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Gildan Activewear Inc., where she led the global legal team since 2010. Prior to joining Gildan in 2004, Ms. Matthews practised corporate and securities law at Ogilvy Renault (now Norton Rose Fulbright). Ms. Matthews holds a B.C.L. and LL.B. from the McGill University Faculty of Law as well as a B.A. from Northwestern University.
We are Nuvei (TSX: NVEI and NVEI.U), the global payment technology partner of thriving brands. We provide the intelligence and technology businesses need to succeed locally and globally, through one integration – propelling them further, faster. Uniting payment technology and consulting, we help businesses remove payment barriers, optimize operating costs and increase acceptance rates. Our proprietary platform provides seamless pay-in and payout capabilities, connecting merchants with their customers in 200 markets worldwide with local acquiring in 44 markets. With support for over 470 local and alternative payment methods, nearly 150 currencies and 40 cryptocurrencies, merchants can capture every payment opportunity that comes their way. Our purpose is to make our world a local marketplace. For more information, visit www.nuvei.com.
This press release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Company’s control, that could cause actual results to differ materially from those that are disclosed in or implied by such forward-looking information. These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to those described under the “Risks Factors” section of the Company’s annual information form filed on March 17, 2021. Forward-looking information is based on management’s beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to management. Although the forward-looking information contained in this press release is based upon what management believes are reasonable assumptions, you are cautioned against placing undue reliance on this information since actual results may vary from the forward-looking information. Unless otherwise noted or the context otherwise indicates, the forward-looking information contained in this press release is provided as of the date of this press release, and the Company does not undertake to update or amend such forward-looking information whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable law.
Vice President, Head of Investor Relations