MONTREAL, August 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Lightspeed Commerce Inc. (“Lightspeed” or the “Company”) (TSX: LSPD) (NYSE: LSPD), the one-stop commerce platform for merchants around the world to simplify, adapt and creating exceptional customer experiences, today announced the results of voting on matters submitted by the Company to its annual and special meeting of shareholders held on August 4e2022 (the “Assembly”).

1. Election of directors

The eight (8) nominees proposed as directors were duly elected directors of the Company by a majority of the votes cast by the shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Meeting, as follows:

Candidate Name

vote for


Votes withheld


Patrick Pichette

91 087 922




Dax Dasilva

90 724 978




Dale Murray

90 069 887




Jean-Paul Chauvet

91 959 257


425 447


Merline Saintil





Nathalie Gaveau

91 161 068




Paul McFeeters

92 170 100




Rob Williams

91 929 327


455 377


2. Appointment of auditors

A vote was taken regarding the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) as auditors of the Company. According to the proxies received and the votes cast, PwC was appointed auditor of the Company with the following results:

Voting For: 94,302,444 (99.90%)
Votes retained: 95,741 (0.10%)

3. Advisory Vote on executive compensation

A vote was taken to approve a non-binding advisory resolution on the Company’s approach to executive compensation, as further described in the Company’s management information circular. Based on proxies received and votes cast, this non-binding advisory resolution on the Company’s approach to executive compensation was approved with the following results:

Voting For: 63,985,334 (69.26%)
Votes against: 28,399,369 (30.74%)

The Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) welcomed the majority support for the Company’s approach to executive compensation. The board and management have taken steps to understand and address shareholder concerns ahead of this vote, as outlined in the company’s most recent management information circular, but will engage further with shareholders to listen. any concerns about the company’s approach to executive compensation.

4. Forum Selection rules

A vote was taken with respect to the approval of a shareholder resolution approving a forum selection settlement, as more fully described in the Company’s management information circular. Based on proxies received and ballots cast, this resolution to approve a forum selection settlement was approved with the following results:

Voting For: 50,919,494 (55.12%)
Votes against: 41,465,209 (44.88%)

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Meeting are available on Lightspeed’s website and on SEDAR at and EDGAR at

About Lightspeed

Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed’s one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and deliver exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multi-channel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montreal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe and Asia Pacificthe company serves retail, hospitality and golf businesses in more than 100 countries.

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