Village Farms International Announces Election of Directors and Approval and Confirmation of Amended Advance Notice By-Law

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TRADING SYMBOL:  The Toronto Stock Exchange/OTCQX:
Village Farms International, Inc. – VFF/VFFIF 

VANCOUVER, June 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Village Farms International, Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: VFF) (OTC:VFFIF) announced today that all of the director nominees listed in the management information circular dated May 23, 2017 (the "Circular") were elected as directors of the Company at the annual and special meeting of shareholders held earlier today (the "Meeting").  The results of the proxy votes received for each nominee director are set out below:

Nominee

Proxy Votes
For

Proxy %
For

Proxy Votes
Withheld

Proxy %
Withheld

John R. McLernon

17,400,357

58.9%

12,145,631

41.1%

Christopher C. Woodward

17,400,357

58.9%

12,145,631

41.1%

John P. Henry

17,399,357

58.9%

12,146,631

41.1%

David Holewinski

17,364,657

58.8%

12,181,331

41.2%

Michael A. DeGiglio

17,374,148

58.8%

12,171,840

41.2%

Stephen C. Ruffini

17,395,148

58.9%

12,150,840

41.1%

Roberta Cook

17,395,869

58.9%

12,150,119

41.1%


 

In addition, amended and restated By-Law No. 3 of the Company setting out advance notice requirements for director nominations, which was adopted by the Board on March 23, 2017, was approved by Shareholders at the Meeting.    

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

About Village Farms

Village Farms International, Inc. is one of the largest and longest-operating vertically integrated greenhouse growers in North America and the only publicly traded greenhouse produce company in Canada.  With more than 750 years of accumulated master grower experience coupled with advanced proprietary technology and environmentally sustainable growing practices, Village Farms is highly resource efficient.  Village Farms produces and distributes fresh, premium-quality produce with consistency 365-days a year to national grocers in the U.S. and Canada from its large-scale Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) greenhouses in British Columbia and Texas, as well as from its partner greenhouses in British Columbia, Ontario, and Mexico.

SOURCE Village Farms International, Inc.

For further information: Stephen C. Ruffini, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Village Farms International, Inc., (407) 936-1190, ext. 340


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