VFF Village Farms International
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 10, 2021
VILLAGE FARMS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
Delta, British Columbia Canada
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each Class
Name of Each Exchange
on Which Registered
Common Shares, without par value
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 10, 2021, Village Farms International, Inc. (the “Company” or “Village Farms”) held its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders. For more information about the proposals set forth below, please see the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement (the “Proxy Statement”) filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on May 7, 2021.
Proposal No. 1: The election of the Board of Directors to serve until the 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed, received the following votes:
Michael A. DeGiglio
John P. Henry
John R. McLernon
Stephen C. Ruffini
Christopher C. Woodward
Proposal No. 2: The re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021 and the authorization of the Board of Directors of the Company to fix their remuneration, received the following votes:
Proposal No. 3: The approval of all unallocated Options and Share-Based Awards under the Company’s Amended and Restated Equity Plan (the “Equity Plan”), as described in the Proxy Statement, and the Company’s ability to continue granting awards under the Equity Plan until June 10, 2024, received the following votes:
Proposal No. 4: The approval of the proposed amendments to the Equity Plan as set forth in the Proxy Statement, received the following votes:
Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: June 10, 2021
Village Farms International, Inc.
/s/ Stephen C. Ruffini
Stephen C. Ruffini
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer