Sep 5, 2018

OpenText Announces Voting Results for Election of Directors

WATERLOO, Ontario, Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX), confirmed today that the eleven nominees listed in its management proxy circular dated August 3, 2018 were elected as its directors. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held earlier today in Waterloo, Ontario are set out below. Shareholders holding 216,228,203 common shares representing 80.73% of the outstanding common shares were present in person or by proxy at the Meeting.

"We are delighted to welcome Major General (Ret.) David Fraser, President of Aegis Six Corporation, and Harmit Singh, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Levi Strauss & Co., to OpenText's Board of Directors," said P. Thomas Jenkins, OpenText's Chair.  "On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would also like to thank Brian Jackman, who retired from the Board, for his years of service." 

"Our Directors bring a comprehensive and unique set of expertise to support the execution of the Company's total growth strategy and sustainable and long-term value creation for shareholders," said Mark J. Barrenechea, OpenText's Vice Chair, CEO & CTO.

On a vote by ballot, each of the following nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of OpenText:


Votes For


Votes Withheld


P. Thomas Jenkins

204,155,185

97.32%

5,629,189

2.68%

Mark J. Barrenechea

207,972,058

99.14%

1,812,316

0.86%

Randy Fowlie

206,787,145

98.57%

2,997,229

1.43%

David Fraser

209,719,248

99.97%

65,126

0.03%

Gail E. Hamilton

209,457,408

99.84%

326,966

0.16%

Stephen J. Sadler

206,525,095

98.45%

3,259,279

1.55%

Harmit Singh

209,721,529

99.97%

62,845

0.03%

Michael Slaunwhite

207,016,688

98.68%

2,767,686

1.32%

Katharine B. Stevenson

207,392,864

98.86%

2,391,510

1.14%

Carl Jürgen Tinggren

209,728,914

99.97%

55,460

0.03%

Deborah Weinstein

191,352,365

91.21%

18,432,009

8.79%

The results of other matters considered at the Meeting are reported in the Report of Voting Results as filed on SEDAR (https://www.sedar.com) and Open Text's Form 8-K filed on EDGAR (https://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml), each of which was filed on September 5, 2018.

About OpenText
OpenText, The Information Company™, a market leader in Enterprise Information Management software and solutions, enabling companies to manage, leverage, secure and gain insight into their enterprise information, on premises or in the cloud. For more information about OpenText (NASDAQ/TSX: OTEX) visit www.opentext.com.   

Copyright ©2018 Open Text. OpenText is a trademark or registered trademark of Open Text. The list of trademarks is not exhaustive of other trademarks. Registered trademarks, product names, company names, brands and service names mentioned herein are property of Open Text. All rights reserved. For more information, visit: https://www.opentext.com/who-we-are/copyright-information.

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For more information, please contact:

Greg Secord
Vice President, Investor Relations
Open Text Corporation
415-963-0825 
investors@opentext.com 

 

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