Equinox Gold Announces Results from Annual General Meeting

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Equinox Gold Corp. (TSX: EQX, NYSE American: EQX) (“Equinox Gold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Equinox Gold shareholders approved all matters voted on at the annual general meeting held earlier today including the election of management’s nominees as directors, the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent auditor, and acceptance of the Company’s approach to executive compensation (“say on pay”). Each of the matters voted on at the meeting are described in detail in the Company’s Management Information Circular dated March 30, 2020, which is available on the Company’s website at www.equinoxgold.com. A total of 102,495,116 common shares were represented at the meeting, being 47.44% of the Company’s issued and outstanding common shares.

Number of Directors

ResolutionVotes ForVotes Against
Set the number of directors of the Company at ten84,616,664 (99.77%)193,525 (0.23%)

Election of Directors

Director NomineeVotes ForVotes Withheld
Mr. Ross Beaty – Chairman80,001,270 (94.33%)4,808,920 (5.67%)
Mr. Neil Woodyer – Vice Chairman74,607,943 (87.97%)10,202,247 (12.03%)
Ms. Maryse Bélanger84,336,401 (99.44%)473,789 (0.56%)
Mr. Lenard Boggio79,750,176 (94.03%)5,060,014 (5.97%)
Mr. Tim Breen74,777,649 (88.17%)10,032,541 (11.83%)
Mr. Gordon Campbell84,403,405 (99.52%)406,785 (0.48%)
Gen. Wesley Clark84,248,166 (99.34%)562,023 (0.66%)
Mr. Marshall Koval74,765,242 (88.16%)10,044,947 (11.84%)
Mr. Peter Marrone82,523,171 (97.30%)2,287,019 (2.70%)
Mr. Christian Milau79,911,059 (94.22%)4,899,131 (5.78%)

Appointment of Independent Auditor

ResolutionVotes ForVotes Withheld
Re-appointment of KPMG LLP as auditor of the Company for the ensuing year, and authorizing the Board to set the auditors’ pay97,407,406 (95.04%)5,087,710 (4.96%)

Say on Pay Advisory Vote

ResolutionVotes ForVotes Against
A non-binding advisory resolution approving the Company’s approach to executive compensation82,897,823 (97.75%)1,912,366 (2.25%)