Immunovaccine Announces Results of 2014 Annual General Meeting
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/14 -- Immunovaccine Inc. ("Immunovaccine" or "IMV") (TSX VENTURE:IMV), a clinical stage vaccine company, today announced the results of the Company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) of shareholders held on April 23, 2014.
During the AGM, the shareholders re-elected James W. Hall, Llew Keltner, Ph.D., Stephanie Léouzon, Marc Mansour, Ph.D., Wayne Pisano, Bradley Thompson, Ph.D., and Albert Scardino to serve on the board of directors until the next annual meeting of shareholders. Mr. Scardino will also continue his duties as executive chairman of the board. Wade K. Dawe retired from the board after nine years as a director.
"The Board and management wish to thank Wade for his service and contributions to the Board," said Mr. Scardino.
Additionally, Kimberly Stephens, Immunovaccine's Chief Financial Officer, has been re-appointed Corporate Secretary.
The shareholders approved all motions put forth at the meeting including the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Chartered Accountants, as the Company's independent auditors.
Immunovaccine Inc. develops cancer immunotherapies and infectious disease vaccines based on the Company's DepoVax™ platform, a patented formulation that provides controlled and prolonged exposure of antigens and adjuvants to the immune system. Immunovaccine has advanced two T cell activation therapies for cancer through Phase I human clinical trials. Lead cancer vaccine therapy, DPX-Survivac, is expected to enter Phase II clinical studies in 2014, in ovarian cancer and glioblastoma (brain cancer). The Company is also advancing an infectious disease pipeline including innovative vaccines for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and anthrax.
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Source: Immunovaccine Inc.
Released April 24, 2014