VICTORIA, Nov. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - IMMUNOPRECISE ANTIBODIES LTD. ("ImmunoPrecise" or "IPA") (TSX VENTURE: IPA)(OTC PINK: IPATF) announces that all resolutions were passed by the shareholders at its annual general meeting ("AGM") held in Vancouver, British Columbia on November 20, 2018.
Shareholders, represented in person or by proxy, at the AGM voted in favor of setting the number of directors at 6, appointed incumbent directors Jennifer Bath, James Kuo, Robert Beecroft, Robert Burke and Greg Smith as well as proposed nominee Paul Andreola as directors of the Company for the ensuing year. Shareholders also appointed Crowe Mackay LLP as the Company's external auditor and approved the Company's rolling 10% stock option plan.
"Paul Andreola is a valuable addition to the board of ImmunoPrecise, and we are fortunate that he has agreed to be part of our future growth," said Jennifer Bath, Chief Executive Officer of ImmunoPrecise. "With extensive financial market experience, Paul will add strategic leadership to our board in all areas of finance and acquisitions."
Mr. Andreola has over 20 years of business development and financial markets experience including senior management, marketing, and communications roles for early stage companies. Previously in his career, Mr. Andreola was a licensed investment advisor for over 10 years and has facilitated multiple early stage private and public companies in the resource and technology sectors. Mr. Andreola currently the CEO and director of Brisio Innovations Inc. (CSE: BZI) and Ironwood Capital Corp. (TSXV: IRN.P).
About ImmunoPrecise Antibodies Ltd.
ImmunoPrecise is a full-service, therapeutic antibody discovery company focused on the next generation of antibody discovery, to deliver the most therapeutically-relevant antibodies, in a shorter period of time, with the highest probability of succeeding to clinical trials.
ImmunoPrecise operates from state-of-the-art laboratory facilities located at the Vancouver Island Technology Park in Victoria, British Columbia, in collaboration with its wholly-owned subsidiary operations at U-Protein Express B.V., in the Life Science Incubator, Utrecht, and ModiQuest Research, Oss, both in the Netherlands. The Company operates globally to offer antibody services from target analysis to pre-clinical studies.
The services offered to clients include antibody discovery against a broad spectrum of antigens, including challenging targets. Amongst these services, the Company offers hyridoma production, B-cell services, and a variety of phage display platforms. The Company also provides a broad range of supporting services including immunologically-based assays, recombinant protein manufacturing, humanization, optimization, stable cell line development, and advanced solutions to challenges faced by clients in antibody-related research and development. The antibodies produced by ImmunoPrecise target a wide variety of therapeutic, diagnostic and research applications.
Forward Looking Information
This news release contains statements that, to the extent they are not recitations of historical fact, may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. The Company uses words such as "may", "would", "could", "will", "likely", "expect", "believe", "intend" and similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements. Any such forward-looking statements are based on assumptions and analyses made by ImmunoPrecise in light of its experience and its perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments. However, whether actual results and developments will conform to ImmunoPrecise's expectations and predictions is subject to any number of risks, assumptions and uncertainties. Many factors could cause ImmunoPrecise's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this news release. Such factors include, among other things, actual revenues and earnings for IPA being lower than anticipated, and those risks and uncertainties described in ImmunoPrecise's annual management discussion and analysis for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2018 which can be accessed at www.sedar.com. The "forward-looking statements" contained herein speak only as of the date of this press release and, unless required by applicable law, ImmunoPrecise undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise such information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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SOURCE ImmunoPrecise Antibodies Ltd.
For further information: ImmunoPrecise Antibodies Ltd., Jennifer Bath, CEO, 3204-4464 Markham Street., Victoria, BC V8Z 7X8, www.immunoprecise.com; For investor relations please contact: Frederick Chabot, Phone: 1-438-863-7071, Email: [email protected], Contact Financial Corp., 1450 - 701 West Georgia St., Vancouver, BC V7Y 1G5