Century Global Commodities Corporation
TSX : CNT

Century Global Commodities Corporation

September 19, 2016 08:00 ET

Century Announces Results of 2016 Shareholder Meeting

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 19, 2016) -

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Century Global Commodities Corporation (TSX:CNT) ("Century" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 Annual General Meeting of shareholders that was held on September 19, 2016 in Hong Kong, China.

At that meeting, the shareholders approved the following:

  • The re-election of the board of directors (the "Board");
  • The re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's auditor for the upcoming year; and
  • The re-approval of the Company's Equity Incentive Plan, which was last approved by the shareholders on September 26, 2013.

Director Elections

Century is pleased to announce that the shareholders accepted management's recommendation and re-elected the Board with the overwhelming support of shareholders. The voting results on the election of directors were as follows:

Results of Voting on the Election of Directors

Director Votes
For
% of
Votes For*
Votes
Against
% of Votes
Against*
Votes
Abstained
% of Votes
Abstained*
Sandy Chim 82,917,898 99.8 % 152,661 0.2 % 550 0.0 %
Ben Koon (David) Wong 82,907,898 99.8 % 162,661 0.2 % 550 0.0 %
Hua Bai 82,907,898 99.8 % 152,661 0.2 % 10,550 0.0 %
Howard Bernier 82,907,898 99.8 % 162,661 0.2 % 550 0.0 %
Kit Ying (Karen) Lee 82,907,898 99.8 % 152,661 0.2 % 10,550 0.0 %
Xin Ting (Tony) Wang 82,917,898 99.8 % 152,661 0.2 % 550 0.0 %
Jiong Hui Wang 82,907,898 99.8 % 162,661 0.2 % 550 0.0 %
Caifa Xu 82,917,898 99.8 % 152,661 0.2 % 550 0.0 %

* % results rounded.

All candidates served on the Board prior to the meeting.

Auditor Appointment

At the meeting, the shareholders re-appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditor of the Company.

Re-approval of the Equity Incentive Plan

At the meeting, the shareholders also re-approved the Company's Equity Incentive Plan and all unallocated options, rights or other entitlements thereunder, as required every three years by the TSX. This plan now includes an Insider Participation Limit, a limitation that was not included in the plan when it was last approved by shareholders.

About Century

Century Global Commodities Corporation (TSX:CNT) is building shareholder value through existing and entrepreneurial business units that meet continuing and growing demand from China, the largest market in human history.

Iron Ore

With WISCO and Minmetals, both Global Fortune 500 Chinese strategic partners, Century owns one of the largest iron ore mineral resource bases in the world, across five projects in Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador. Joyce Lake, a direct shipping ore project in Newfoundland and Labrador, is our most advanced project. It has completed feasibility and permitting studies and can be brought to production within approximately 30 months. We are maintaining our properties in preparation for a return to higher iron ore prices.

Base and Precious Metals

Century is monitoring investment and acquisition opportunities. When the right opportunity presents itself, our strong balance sheet will allow us to invest or acquire undervalued assets during the current down-cycle, positioning ourselves for gains when the market improves.

Technology and Financial Services

Century's award-winning team has harnessed multidisciplinary expertise to build a proprietary bilingual Chinese/English mining investment evaluation and tracking system. The database tracks daily over 1,500 globally listed mining and mineral resource companies with a primary focus on gold and copper and their 3,000 projects. We are now commercializing the technology for use by retail and institutional investors as well as mining professionals worldwide. Century Mining Database can be accessed via www.centurymining.cn.

Quality Food Services

Quality food products sourced from advanced countries are in great demand from the quickly-growing middle class in China. The emphasis is on the need for safe, high-quality food products. Century has established a professional marketing team and built a distribution system to serve Hong Kong and eventually mainland China. Initial successes include contracts with one of the largest egg producers in Australia and supply contracts with hotels, restaurants, grocery chains as well as an international airline.

Century's website is www.centuryglobal.ca.

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