ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND, July 4, 2023 /GLOBE NEWSWIRE/ — Kraken Robotics Inc. (“Kraken” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: PNG, OTCQB: KRKNF) announces that its 2023 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders was held virtually on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at 1 pm EST. Shareholders voted in favour of all items put forward by the Board of Directors and Management. A total of 63,376,975 common shares were voted, representing 30.76% of total shares issued and outstanding as at the record date of the meeting.

Shareholders voted in favour of:

  • Electing five directors, being Greg Reid, Shaun McEwan, Larry Puddister, Michael Connor, and Bernard Mills;
  • The appointment of KPMG as Auditors of the Company and authorizing directors to fix the remuneration of the auditors;
  • Approving the amended and restated stock option plan (the “Stock Option Plan”);
  • Approving the restricted share unit plan, under which the Company can reserve up to 10% of the number of common shares outstanding at any given time for the issuance of restricted share units, less the number of common shares reserved for issuance under the Stock Option Plan; and
  • Approving a consolidation of the common shares to occur as and when determined by the Board of Directors based on a ratio of between two to seven pre-consolidation shares for each post-consolidation share

Separately, the Company would like to acknowledge that Karl Kenny, company founder, former CEO and long serving board member has retired from the board and did not stand for re-election.  “On behalf of the Board of Directors, management and shareholders, we wish Karl the best in his retirement. We thank Karl for his strategic vision, guidance, and tenacity over the years. That tenacity, along with a constant pursuit of innovation, will carry on within Kraken. It has been instrumental in growing Kraken from a start-up to a leading provider of essential sonar and subsea battery technologies to leading defense and offshore energy customers around the world,” said Kraken President and CEO, Greg Reid.



Kraken Robotics Inc. (TSX.V:PNG) (OTCQB: KRKNF) is a marine technology company providing complex subsea sensors, batteries, and robotic systems. Our high-resolution 3D acoustic imaging solutions and services enable clients to overcome the challenges in our oceans – safely, efficiently, and sustainably.  Kraken Robotics is headquartered in Canada and has offices in North and South America and Europe. Kraken is ranked as a Top 100 marine technology company by Marine Technology Reporter.











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For further information:

Stephen Griffin, Group Marketing Manager

Joe MacKay, Chief Financial Officer
(416) 303-0605

Greg Reid, President & CEO
(416) 818-9822

Sean Peasgood, Investor Relations
(647) 955-1274