Neovasc Reports Results Of Annual General Meeting Of Shareholders

Published: Jun 14, 2017

NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN

VANCOUVER, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/- Neovasc Inc. ("Neovasc" or the "Company") (NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN) is pleased to announce the results of the votes on matters considered at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 13, 2017 in Vancouver, B.C. (the "Meeting").

At the Meeting, the shareholders of the Company (the "Shareholders") re-elected board members Alexei Marko, Paul Geyer, Dr. Jane Hsiao, Steven Rubin, Dr. William O'Neill, and Doug Janzen to serve in office until the next annual meeting or until their successors are duly elected or appointed. Detailed results of the voting in respect of the election of directors are as follows:

Nominee

Votes For

% Votes For

Votes Withheld

% Votes Withheld

Alexei Marko

32,285,445

99.68%

103,617

0.32%

Paul Geyer

32,293,813

99.71%

95,248

0.29%

Dr. Jane Hsiao

31,123,483

96.09%

1,265,579

3.91%

Steven Rubin

31,696,494

97.86%

692,568

2.14%

Dr. William O'Neill

32,288,809

99.69%

100,252

0.31%

Doug Janzen

32,292,535

99.70%

96,527

0.30%

 

At the Meeting, the Shareholders also approved amendments to the Company's stock option plan and the unallocated options thereunder (97.06% of votes cast in favour) and re-appointed Grant Thornton LLP, Chartered Accountants as auditors of the Company (99.81% of votes cast in favour).

About Neovasc Inc. 
Neovasc is a specialty medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets products for the rapidly growing cardiovascular marketplace. Its products include the Neovasc Reducer, for the treatment of refractory angina which is not currently available in the United States and has been available in Europe since 2015 and the Tiara, for the transcatheter treatment of mitral valve disease, which is currently under investigation in the United States, Canada and Europe. The Company also sells a line of advanced biological tissue products that are used as key components in third-party medical products including transcatheter heart valves. For more information, visit: www.neovasc.com.  

SOURCE Neovasc Inc.

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