Covalon Announces Voting Results from 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario--()--Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV:COV), an advanced medical technologies company, today announced the results of the matters voted upon at the Company’s 2016 Annual Meeting of shareholders held June 16, 2016.

Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business and each was approved by the requisite number of votes. The matters included the election of the board of directors, the appointment of auditors, and the approval of the Company’s stock option plan. The total number of shares represented, either in person or by proxy, totaled 4,008,564 or 38.82%. The voting results are detailed below.

1) The election of the board of directors:

Name of Nominee   Votes FOR   %   Votes WITHHELD   %
Abe Schwartz 3,393,803 93.01% 255,023 6.99%
Brian Pedlar 3,398,303 93.13% 250,523 6.87%
Jeffrey Mandel 3,398,303 93.13% 250,523 6.87%
Joseph Cordiano 3,409,303 93.44% 239,523 6.56%
Martin Bernholtz 3,398,303 93.13% 250,523 6.87%
Murray Miller 3,435,126 94.14% 213,700 5.86%
Elinor Caplan 3,446,126 94.44% 202,700 5.56%
Ian Brindle 3,446,126 94.44% 202,700 5.56%


2) The appointment of auditor:

    Votes FOR   %   Votes WITHHELD   %
BDO Dunwoody LLP 3,926,128 98.69% 52,236 1.31%


3) The Corporation’s 2007 Stock Option Plan:

    Votes FOR   %   Votes WITHHELD   %
Stock option plan 3,136,053 85.24% 542,973 14.76%


Final voting results of all matters voted on at the meeting will be filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and further details of the voted matters can be found in the Company’s proxy circular with a record date of May 6, 2016.

About Covalon
Covalon Technologies Ltd. researches, develops and commercializes new healthcare technologies that help save lives around the world. Covalon's patented technologies, products and services address the advanced healthcare needs of medical device companies, healthcare providers and individual consumers. Covalon's technologies are used to prevent, detect and manage medical conditions in specialty areas such as wound care, tissue repair, infection control, disease management, medical device coatings and biocompatibility. To learn more about Covalon, visit our website at www.covalon.com

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This news release contains forward-looking statements which reflect the Company's current expectations regarding future events. The forward-looking statements are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "seek", "anticipate", "plan, "estimate", "expect", "intend" and statements that an event or result "may", "will", "should", "could" or "might" occur or be achieved and other similar expressions. These forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainties, including the difficulty in predicting product approvals, acceptance of and demands for new products, the impact of the products and pricing strategies of competitors, delays in developing and launching new products, the regulatory environment, fluctuations in operating results and other risks, any of which could cause results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from the results discussed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Many risks are inherent in the industry; others are more specific to the Company. Investors should consult the Company's ongoing quarterly filings for additional information on risks and uncertainties relating to these forward-looking statements. Investors should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no obligation to update or alter any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, further events or otherwise.

Contacts

Covalon Technologies Ltd.
Brian Pedlar, 905-568-8400 x 233
CEO
bpedlar@covalon.com
Toll free: 1-877-711-6055
Web site: www.covalon.com
Twitter: @covalon

Contacts

Covalon Technologies Ltd.
Brian Pedlar, 905-568-8400 x 233
CEO
bpedlar@covalon.com
Toll free: 1-877-711-6055
Web site: www.covalon.com
Twitter: @covalon