VANCOUVER, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - CRH Medical Corporation (the "Company") (TSX: CRH) (OTCQX: CRMMF), announces the following voting results for the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting"). At the Meeting, the nominees listed in the Company's management proxy circular were re-elected as directors, KPMG LLP was appointed as auditor of the Company for the coming year and certain other resolutions were passed as discussed below.
In addition, the Company announces that Mr. Matt Pauls was elected to the board. The total number of directors remains at 7 as Dr. Iain Cleator did not stand for re-election at the Meeting. Mr. Edward Wright, CEO of the Company commented "I would personally like to thank Iain for his tremendous efforts over the years. His input has been of great value to the Company. I would also like to welcome Mr. Pauls to the board. We welcome his input as a shareholder and director of the Company."
A total of 28,443,009 common shares of the 48,794,914 shares outstanding were voted at the Meeting, representing approximately 58.29% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company. The Company received proxies from shareholders as follows:
|Nominee||Votes For||% Votes For||Votes Withheld||% Votes Withheld|
|Dr. Anthony Holler||21,342,685||99.04||207,951||0.96|
|Dr. Bergein Overholt||21,342,685||99.04||207,951||0.96|
|Dr. David Johnson||21,342,685||99.04||207,951||0.96|
In addition, KPMG LLP was appointed auditor of the Company for the upcoming year, by a show of hands.
Further, by a special resolution passed by a show of hands, the Company's shareholders approved amendments to the Company's Articles and by ordinary resolutions, also passed by a show of hands, the shareholders also approved amendments to the Company's Stock Option Plan and the adoption of a Share Unit Plan.
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.
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About CRH Medical Corporation, please contact:
Edward Wright, Chief Executive Officer
CRH Medical corporation
Adam Peeler, Media and Investor Relations
416.815.0700 x 225