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Kirkland Lake Announces Results Of Annual General Meeting Of Shareholders

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TORONTO, May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (“Kirkland Lake Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX:KL) (NYSE:KL)(ASX:KLA) reports that at the annual general meeting of shareholders held on May 6, 2021, all resolutions proposed to shareholders were duly passed.

Based on proxies received, 187,602,914 common shares of the Company, representing 70.25% of the Company’s issued and outstanding common shares as at the record date were voted, and the following individuals were elected as directors of the Company until the next annual meeting of shareholders. The results are set out below:

Name of Nominee

Votes cast FOR

% Votes cast FOR

Votes WITHHELD

% of Votes WITHHELD

Jonathan Gill

157,320,919

92.26%

13,199,115

7.74%

Peter Grosskopf

143,687,337

84.26%

26,832,697

15.74%

Ingrid Hibbard

126,865,542

74.40%

43,654,493

25.60%

Arnold Klassen

116,672,376

68.42%

53,847,658

31.58%

Elizabeth Lewis-Gray

158,321,538

92.85%

12,198,497

7.15%

Anthony Makuch

170,353,503

99.90%

166,532

0.10%

Barry Olson

158,337,723

92.86%

12,182,311

7.14%

Jeff Parr

124,673,492

73.11%

45,846,543

26.89%

In addition: (i) KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants were appointed as the Company’s auditors for the ensuing year; and (ii) a non-binding advisory resolution on the Company’s approach to executive compensation was passed by a majority of shareholders. For detailed voting results on each resolution, please refer to the Company’s Report of Voting Results filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd.

Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. is a senior gold producer operating in Canada and Australia that is targeting 1,300,000 – 1,400,000 ounces of production in 2021. The production profile of the Company is anchored by three high-quality operations, including the Macassa Mine and Detour Lake Mine, both located in Northern Ontario, and the Fosterville Mine located in the state of Victoria, Australia. Kirkland Lake Gold’s solid base of quality assets is complemented by district scale exploration potential, supported by a strong financial position with extensive management expertise.

For further information on Kirkland Lake Gold and to receive news releases by email, visit the website at www.kl.gold.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT

Anthony Makuch, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Phone: +1 416-840-7884, E-mail: tmakuch@kl.gold

Mark Utting, Senior Vice-President, Investor Relations
Phone: +1 416-840-7884, E-mail: mutting@kl.gold