Coveo Announces Election of Jill Denham to Board of Directors and Voting Results for 2023 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Coveo Announces Election of Jill Denham to Board of Directors and Voting Results for 2023 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Coveo (TSX: CVO), a leader in AI platforms that enable individualized, connected, and trusted digital experiences at scale with AI search, GenAI answering, and AI recommendations, announced that Jill Denham was elected to its board of directors for the first time, and announced the voting results for its annual general meeting of shareholders held on September 14, 2023 (the “Meeting”). The detailed results of the votes held at the Meeting are set out below.

Election of Jill Denham

Coveo is pleased to announce that Jill Denham, a nationally recognized business and finance executive, has joined the Coveo board of directors effective as of today.

With over 20 years of experience in financial services and almost 15 years of experience on public company boards, Jill brings a diverse skillset to Coveo’s board of directors. Among her past roles, she was head of the Retail Bank at CIBC, with responsibility for the European business of CIBC, and before that held the role of President, Merchant Banking. Jill currently sits on the board of directors of Kinaxis Inc., a supply chain management and sales and operation planning software company, and Canadian Pacific Kansas City Limited, the first single-line rail network connecting Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. She also previously served on the board of directors of National Bank of Canada, LifeWorks Inc. (formerly Morneau Sheppell) and Canaccord Genuity (as lead director). Jill holds an HBA from the University of Western Ontario School of Business and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

“Everyone on our board, including myself, is thrilled to have Jill joining” said Louis Têtu, Chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer of Coveo. “She brings to the board a very varied experience in finance, banking, strategy and technology acquired from a number of executive and director roles held throughout her standout career. Her expertise complements well that of our other board members, and her appointment is key in the context of our objective to have a well-rounded board, which we believe is instrumental to support our ambitious goals here at Coveo”.

“I am delighted to have the opportunity to join Coveo’s board of directors, especially at such an exciting time” said Jill Denham. “The world has recently woken up to the power of AI, including through the use of large language models, and Coveo is leading the way in the space. There are tremendous opportunities ahead for Coveo, and I am honored to have the opportunity to bring my skills and experience to the board to support the company in capturing those opportunities and achieving its impressive goals”.

Results of votes held at the Meeting

Election of Directors

According to votes received, each of the following nine (9) nominees proposed by management was duly elected as a director of the Corporation until the next annual meeting of shareholders, or until such person’s successor is elected or appointed, with the following results:

Director# of Votes For%ofVotesCastFor# of Votes Against%ofVotesCastAgainst
Louis Têtu271,599,21599.91%232,5860.09%
Laurent Simoneau271,705,41499.95%126,3870.05%
J. Alberto Yépez270,794,45699.62%1,037,3450.38%
Shanti Ariker271,466,70899.87%365,0930.13%
Fay Sien Goon271,713,64899.96%118,1530.04%
Isaac Kim271,705,70499.95%126,0970.05%
Frédéric Lalonde271,100,89899.73%730,9030.27%
Valéry Zamuner270,489,79699.51%1,342,0050.49%
Gillian (Jill) Denham271,830,07699.99%1,7250.01%

Appointment of Auditors

According to votes received, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were duly appointed as auditors of the Corporation at a remuneration to be fixed by the board of directors of the Corporation, with the following results:

# of Votes For%ofVotesCastFor# of Votes Withheld%ofVotesCastWithheld
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP270,028,06899.33%1,821,4640.67%