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Covalon Announces Voting Results from 2019 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 8, 2019-- Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV:COV; OTCQX:CVALF), an advanced medical technologies company, today announces the results of the matters voted upon at the Company’s 2019 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on held March 7, 2019.

Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business and each was approved by the requisite number of votes. The matters included the election of the board of directors, the appointment of auditors, and the approval of the Company’s amended and restated stock option plan. The total number of shares represented, either in person or by proxy, totaled 10,594,797 or 47.73%. The voting results are detailed below.


1) Election of the Board of Directors:

Name of Nominee Votes FOR % Votes WITHHELD %
Abe Schwartz 9,988,856 98.772% 124,190 1.228%
Ian Brindle 9,949,587 98.384% 163,459 1.616%
Brian Pedlar 9,988,856 98.772% 124,190 1.228%
Joseph Cordiano 10,112,446 99.994% 600 0.006%
Jeffrey Mandel 9,946,687 98.355% 166,359 1.645%
Gale Pollock 10,112,546 99.995% 500 0.005%
Myrna Francis 10,112,546 99.995% 500 0.005%
John Suk 10,112,546 99.995% 500 0.005%

2) The Appointment of the Auditor:

  Votes FOR % Votes WITHHELD %
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP 10,411,207 98.981% 107,190 1.019%

3) The Approval of the Company’s Amended and Restated Stock Option Plan:

  Votes FOR % Votes AGAINST %
Amended and Restated Stock Option Plan 9,979,356 98.678% 133,690 1.322%

Final voting results of all matters voted on at the meeting will be filed on SEDAR at and further details of the voted matters can be found in the Company’s management information circular with a record date of January 10, 2019.

About Covalon
Covalon Technologies Ltd. researches, develops, and commercializes new healthcare technologies that help save lives around the world. Covalon's patented technologies, products, and services address the advanced healthcare needs of medical device companies, healthcare providers, and individual consumers. Covalon's technologies are used to prevent, detect, and manage medical conditions in specialty areas such as infection control, vascular access, surgical procedures, advanced wound care, and medical device coatings. To learn more about Covalon, visit our website at

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Source: Covalon Technologies Ltd.

Brian Pedlar, CEO, Covalon Technologies Ltd.
Phone: 905.568.8400 x 233
Toll free: 1.877.711.6055
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Twitter: @covalon