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Exhibit 99.1

 

AETERNA ZENTARIS INC.

 

Report of Voting Results

Submitted Pursuant to

Section 11.3 of National Instrument 51-102 – Continuous Disclosure Obligations

 

June 21, 2022

 

In accordance with Section 11.3 of National Instrument 51-102 – Continuous Disclosure Obligations, this report describes the matters voted upon and the outcome of the votes at the annual general meeting of shareholders of Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (the “Company”) held on June 21, 2022 via live audio webcast. Each of the matters is described in greater detail in the Company’s management information circular dated May 16, 2022 (the “Circular”).

 

  (a) The five nominees set forth in the Circular were elected as directors of the Company to hold office until the close of the next annual meeting of the Company’s shareholders or until their successors are duly elected or appointed. The following are the voting results on this matter:

 

   FOR   % FOR   WITHHELD   %WITHHELD 
Peter Edwards   10,264,600    75.75%   3,285,758    24.25%
Carolyn Egbert   9,712,946    71.68%   3,837,412    28.32%
Gilles Gagnon   9,719,864    71.73%   3,830,494    28.27%
Klaus Paulini   10,178,648    75.12%   3,371,711    24.88%
Dennis Turpin   10,375,735    76.57%   3,174,623    23.43%

 

(b)Ernst & Young LLP was appointed as the Company’s auditors and the directors were authorized to fix the remuneration to be paid to the auditors. The following are the voting results on this matter:

 

   FOR   % FOR   WITHHELD   % WITHHELD 
Appointment of Auditors   28,148,915    85.49%   4,777,318    14.51%

 

(c)The Company’s Amended and Restated Shareholder Rights plan was reconfirmed and approved.

 

   FOR   % FOR   WITHHELD   % WITHHELD 
Shareholder Rights Plan   7,464,681    55.09%   6,085,677    44.91%

 

Dated this 21st day of June, 2022.

 

  AETERNA ZENTARIS INC.
     
  By: (signed) Giuliano La Fratta
  Name: Giuliano La Fratta
  Title: Chief Financial Officer