VANCOUVER, Dec. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, announced that, at its annual general and special meeting of shareholders held on December 8, 2014 (the "AGM"), each of the nine nominees listed below proposed as directors and listed in its management information circular dated November 7, 2014 were elected as directors. Mr. Terry Libin and Mr. Ian Reid did not put forward their names for nomination as directors at the AGM.
The detailed results of the voting by proxy for each nominee are as follows:
|Mr. J. Ian Giffen||22,513,576||81.8%|
|Mr. Geoff Haydon||23,198,684||84.3%|
|Mr. Arthur Mesher||27,491,320||99.9%|
|Mr. Gregory Monahan||23,110,678||84.0%|
|Mr. Eric Rosenfeld||20,459,558||74.4%|
|Mr. Daniel P. Ryan||27,368,362||99.5%|
|Mr. Josef Vejvoda||27,497,995||99.9%|
|Mr. Sal Visca||22,629,740||82.3%|
|Mr. Gerhard Watzinger||27,487,820||99.9%|
The new directors are Mr. Gerhard Watzinger, Mr. Arthur Mesher and Mr. Josef Vejvoda. Shareholders also voted in favor of the Advance Notice Policy and the Phantom Share Unit Plan. The Company withdrew the proposed New Articles of Incorporation from consideration at the AGM. Detailed voting results will be available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
"I would like to welcome our new directors to the board," said Geoff Haydon, Chief Executive Officer at Absolute Software. "Having such seasoned industry leaders join the board validates our position as an IT security leader as we define a new category which represents the nexus of mobility, security and cloud computing."
"On behalf of the board I would like to thank Mr. Libin and Mr. Reid for their outstanding past contributions," said Dan Ryan, Chairman at Absolute Software. "I would also like to welcome the new members of the board. The collective experience and talent represented by the new directors will help to drive the incredible growth and opportunity that is already underway at Absolute Software."
About Absolute Software
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. The Company, a leader in device security and management tracking for 20 years, has over 30,000 commercial customers worldwide. Absolute's solutions - Computrace®, Absolute Manage®, Absolute Service, and Absolute LoJack® - provide organizations with actionable intelligence to prove compliance, securely manage BYOD, and deliver comprehensive visibility and control over all of their devices and data. Absolute is positioned on three Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrants - the Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools (CMT), the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and the Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention. Absolute is one of only four vendors to be recognized on both the CMT and EMM Magic Quadrants. Absolute persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute Software, visit www.absolute.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, the expected performance, functionality and availability of our services and products, and other expectations, intentions and plans contained in this press release that are not historical fact. When used in this press release, the words "plan," "expect," "believe," and similar expressions generally identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current expectations. They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, changes in technology and general market conditions. In light of the many risks and uncertainties you should understand that we cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements contained in this press release will be realized. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as at the date hereof and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.
©2014 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace and Absolute are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation. LoJack is a registered trademark of LoJack Corporation, used under license by Absolute Software Corporation. LoJack Corporation is not responsible for any content herein. U.S. patents No. 5,715,174, No. 5,764,892, No. 5,802,280, No. 5,896,497, No. 6,087,937, No. 6,244,758, No. 6,269,392, No. 6,300,863, No. 6,507,914, No. 6,958,688, No. 7,818,557, No. 7,818,803, No. 7,945,709, No. 8,062,380, No. 8,234,359, No. 8,241,369, No. 8,307,055, No. 8,332,953, No. 8,346,234, No. 8,362,901, No. 8,418,226, No. 8,419,806, No. 8,441,348, No. 8,510,825, No. 8,556,991, No. 8,566,961, No. 8,606,971, No. 8,625,799, No. 8,669,870, No. 8,701,013, No. 8,712,432, No. 8,717,172, No. 8,734,529, No. 8,745,383, No. 8,800,061, and No. 8,868,933. Canadian patents No. 2,211,735, No. 2,284,806, No. 2,205,370, No. 2,771,208 and No. 2,733,222. U.K. patents No. EP0793823, No. GB2298302, and No. GB2338101. German patent No. 69512534. Australian patent No. 699045, No. 2009279430, No. 2009279431, No. 2010315412, No. 2010324789, and No. 2010321633. Japanese patents No. 4067035, No. 5220924, No. 5363305, No. 5475743, and No. 5508502. Korean patents No. 10-1372986 and No. 10-1408746. Mexican patents No. 297,406 and No. 306,287. Russian patent No. 2,460,220 and 2,506,704. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news release.
SOURCE: Absolute Software Corporation
For further information:
Becky Obbema, Interprose PR
[email protected] or 1 408 778 2024
Toru Levinson, Absolute Software
[email protected] or 1 604 730 9851 x208
Dave Mason, CFA, TMX|Equicom
[email protected] or 1 416 815 0700 x237