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Aralez Announces Voting Results From 2017 Annual And Special Meeting Of Shareholders

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARLZ) (TSX: ARZ) ("Aralez" or the "Company") today announced the results of the matters voted upon at the Company's 2017 annual and special meeting (the "Meeting") of the shareholders of the Company (the "Shareholders") held earlier today, which included the election of directors, as described below. 

The total number of common shares of the Company ("Common Shares") represented by Shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at the Meeting was an aggregate of 51,367,656, representing 78.20% of the Company's issued and outstanding Common Shares as of the record date for the Meeting.

According to proxies received and a vote by ballot, the voting results in respect of each of the following eight director nominees, all of whom previously served as directors of the Company, were as follows:

Nominee

Number of Shares

Percentage of Votes Cast

(approximate)


Votes For:

Votes
Withheld:

Votes For:

Votes
Withheld:

Arthur S. Kirsch (Chairperson)

22,485,659

9,875,061

69.48%

30.52%

Adrian Adams

28,920,565

3,440,155

89.37%

10.63%

Jason M. Aryeh

26,164,091

6,196,629

80.85%

19.15%

Neal F. Fowler

28,935,289

3,425,431

89.41%

10.59%

Rob Harris

22,469,931

9,890,789

69.44%

30.56%

Kenneth B. Lee, Jr.

28,922,730

3,437,990

89.38%

10.62%

Seth A. Rudnick, M.D.

22,527,866

9,832,854

69.61%

30.39%

F. Martin Thrasher

28,932,500

3,428,220

89.41%

10.59%

Each of the other matters put forward before Shareholders for consideration and approval at the Meeting, as described in the Company's proxy statement dated March 23, 2017, was duly approved by the requisite number of votes, with Shareholders voting in favour of holding future non-binding, advisory say-on-pay votes to approve the Company's approach to the compensation of its named executive officers on an annual basis.

Final voting results of all other matters voted on at the Meeting will be made available on EDGAR at www.sec.gov and SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARLZ) (TSX: ARZ) is a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on delivering meaningful products to improve patients' lives while creating shareholder value by acquiring, developing and commercializing products primarily in cardiovascular, pain and other specialty areas. Aralez's Global Headquarters is in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, its U.S. Headquarters is in Princeton, New Jersey and its Ireland Headquarters is in Dublin, Ireland. More information about Aralez can be found at www.aralez.com.

Aralez Pharmaceuticals US Inc. Contact:

Nichol L. Ochsner
Executive Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
732-754-2545
nochsner@aralez.com

 

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