CRH Medical Announces Re-Election of Directors and Auditor

VANCOUVER, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - CRH Medical Corporation (the "Company") (TSX: CRH) (OTCQX: CRMMF), announces that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular for the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders were re-elected as directors.

A total of 14,991,244 common shares of the 48,764,914 shares outstanding were voted for the election of directors at the meeting, representing approximately 31% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company. Shareholders voted as follows:

Nominee Votes For % Votes For Votes Withheld % Votes Withheld
Dr. Anthony Holler 8,399,132 56.15% 6,592,112 43.85%
Dr. Iain Cleator 14,519,544 97.03% 471,700 2.97%
Dr. David Johnson 8,429,232 56.33% 6,592,012 43.67%
Dr. Bergein Overholt 8,429,232 56.33% 6,592,012 43.67%
Todd Patrick 8,429,232 56.33% 6,592,012 43.67%
Ian Webb 8,401,132 56.14% 6,590,112 43.86%
Edward Wright 8,403,332 56.15% 6,587,912 43.85%


In addition, KPMG LLP was appointed auditor of the Company for the coming year.

In light of the fact that nearly 70% of shares outstanding were not voted in respect of the election of directors, the Company intends to consider efforts to broaden shareholder participation in the voting process for its annual general meetings for the 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

About CRH Medical Corporation:

CRH Medical Corporation is North American company focused on providing physicians with innovative products for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. The Company's lead product, the CRH O'Regan System, is a single use, disposable, hemorrhoid treatment that is safe and highly effective in treating hemorrhoid grades I - IV. The O'Regan System is rapidly emerging as the standard of care with gastroenterologists who treat hemorrhoids. In addition to the product, CRH Medical delivers clinical, marketing and operational support directly to its partner physicians. CRH utilizes its web-based platform to connect doctors with patients as well as educating its ever increasing install base of physicians. 

 

SOURCE: CRH Medical Corporation

For further information:

About CRH Medical Corporation, please contact:

Edward Wright, Chief Executive Officer
CRH Medical corporation
604.633.1440 x1008
ewright@crhmedcorp.com

or 

Adam Peeler, Media and Investor Relations
TMX Equicom
416.815.0700 x 225
apeeler@equicomgroup.com


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