Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM) and national public warning solutions, today announced that shareholders have voted to re-elect all of Everbridge’s director nominees at the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Seven of our eight directors, including our Chair Jaime Ellertson, received more than a majority of votes cast. Everbridge issued the following statement:
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Everbridge Announces the Results of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders
The Everbridge Board and executive team appreciates the thoughtful feedback provided by shareholders throughout our engagement leading up to the Annual Meeting. As we conveyed in discussions with shareholders, the Board is committed to acting in the best interests of all shareholders and is open to all opportunities to enhance value. Everbridge will continue to execute on our operational initiatives to drive attractive, sustainable growth with improved profitability, which we believe will generate significant value for our shareholders and increase optionality. In addition, we are committed to ongoing engagement with our shareholders and to being responsive to the feedback we receive.
Shareholders also have approved the two other proposals considered at the Annual Meeting, consisting of the advisory vote on compensation of our named executive officers and the ratification of the appointment of our independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022.
The Company will file voting results with the Securities and Exchange Commission in due course.
About Everbridge, Inc.
Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events in order to Keep People Safe and Organizations Running™. During public safety threats such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or severe weather conditions, as well as critical business events including IT outages, cyber-attacks, product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, over 6,200 customers in 76 countries rely on the Company’s Critical Event Management Platform to quickly and reliably aggregate and assess threat data, locate people at risk and responders able to assist, automate the execution of pre-defined communications processes through the secure delivery to over 100 different communication modalities, and track progress on executing response plans. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook.
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