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Equinox Gold Announces Results from Annual Shareholder Meeting

By: Newsfile

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 9, 2024) - Equinox Gold Corp. (TSX: EQX) (NYSE American: EQX) ("Equinox Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Equinox Gold shareholders approved all matters voted on at the annual meeting of shareholders held earlier today, including the election of management's director nominees, the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent auditor, and acceptance of the Company's approach to executive compensation.

Ross Beaty, Chair of Equinox Gold's Board of Directors, commented: "I thank all our shareholders for their ongoing support of Equinox Gold as we continue our mission to become a major global gold producer. I am also pleased to welcome our new director, Trudy Curran. Trudy brings a wide range of legal, governance, capital markets and leadership experience and will be a wonderful addition to our Board."

Trudy Curran has extensive experience in capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy, governance and human resources across a range of industries, particularly oil and gas and mining. Ms. Curran previously served as a director of several resource companies and currently serves as a director of Baytex Energy, Trican Well Services Limited and the Alberta Securities Commission. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Saskatchewan and the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Ms. Curran has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada and is the recipient of the Governor General's Bronze medal award for her academic, athletic and community achievements.

Each of the matters voted on at the meeting are described in detail in the Company's Management Information Circular dated March 25, 2024, which is available on the Company's website at A total of 205,468,093 common shares were represented at the meeting, being 62.32% of the Company's issued and outstanding common shares.

Board Size

ResolutionVotes ForVotes Against
To set the number of directors of the Company at nine180,102,476 (99.78%)402,320 (0.22%)


Election of Directors

Director NomineeVotes ForVotes Withheld
Mr. Ross Beaty — Chair180,183,257 (99.82%)321,540 (0.18%)
Mr. Lenard Boggio — Lead Director173,532,994 (96.14%)6,971,803 (3.86%)
Ms. Maryse Bélanger179,465,491 (99.42%)1,039,306 (0.58%)
Mr. Gordon Campbell179,479,778 (99.43%)1,025,019 (0.57%)
Ms. Trudy Curran180,042,099 (99.74%)462,698 (0.26%)
Dr. Sally Eyre178,735,609 (99.02%)1,769,188 (0.98%)
Mr. Marshall Koval175,074,525 (96.99%)5,430,272 (3.01%)
Mr. Fraz Siddiqui179,778,637 (99.60%)726,160 (0.40%)
Mr. Greg Smith180,136,631 (99.80%)368,166 (0.20%)


Appointment of Independent Auditor

ResolutionVotes ForVotes Withheld
Re-appointment of KPMG LLP as auditor of the Company for the ensuing year, and authorizing the Board to set the auditor's pay204,370,326 (99.46%)1,100,796 (0.54%)


Advisory Resolution on Executive Compensation

ResolutionVotes ForVotes Against
A non-binding advisory resolution approving the Company's approach to executive compensation175,071,454 (96.99%)5,433,342 (3.01%)


Equinox Gold Contacts

Greg Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer
Rhylin Bailie, Vice President, Investor Relations
Tel: +1 604-558-0560

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