KITCHENER, Ontario, June 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brick Brewing Co. Limited (TSX:BRB) (“Brick” or the “Company”) today announced that at the annual meeting of shareholders held yesterday (the “Meeting”), each of the six nominees listed in the management information circular dated May 4, 2017 were elected as directors of the Company. A total of 24,685,832 common shares or 70.48% of Brick’s issued and outstanding common shares were voted in connection with the Meeting. Shareholders voted by a show of hands in favour of each item of business. The detailed results of the vote are set out below.
|Nominee||Votes For*||Votes Withheld*|| Percentage of
| Percentage of Votes
|Edward H. Kernaghan||24,602,157||950||100||%||0||%|
|Stan G. Dunford||24,600,157||2,950||99.99||%||0.01||%|
|Peter J. Schwartz||24,602,242||865||100||%||0||%|
|David R. Shaw||24,602,692||415||100||%||0||%|
|George H. Croft||24,602,457||650||100||%||0||%|
|John H. Bowey||24,597,192||5,915||99.98||%||0.02||%|
* As a ballot was not required, the number of votes disclosed in the above table reflects only the proxies received by management of Brick in advance of the Meeting.
24,678,632 shares (70.46% of outstanding shares) were voted by proxy. 7,200 shares (less than 1% of outstanding shares) were voted in person at the meeting.
About Brick Brewing
Brick is Ontario's largest Canadian-owned brewery. The Company is a regional brewer of award-winning premium quality and value beers and is officially certified under the Global Food Safety Standard, one of the highest and most internationally recognized standards for safe food production. Founded in 1984, Brick Brewing Co. was the first craft brewery to start up in Ontario, and is credited with pioneering the present day craft brewing renaissance in Canada. Brick has complemented its Waterloo premium craft beers with the popular Laker brand. In 2011, Brick purchased the Canadian rights to Seagram Coolers and in 2015, secured the exclusive Canadian rights to both LandShark and Margaritaville. In addition, Brick utilizes its leading edge brewing, blending and packaging capabilities to provide an extensive array of contract manufacturing services in beer, coolers and ciders. Brick trades on the TSX under the symbol BRB. Visit us at www.brickbeer.com.
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