VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QLT Inc. (Nasdaq:QLTI) (TSX:QLT) (“QLT” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, on a vote by ballot, the six incumbent directors of the Company were re-elected at the Company’s annual general meeting held on January 8, 2016 (the “Meeting”).
Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors are as follows:
|Nominee||Votes For||%||Votes Withheld||%|
|Jason M. Aryeh||30,993,845||90.32||3,321,352||9.68|
|Dr. Geoffrey F. Cox, Ph.D||31,208,904||90.95||3,106,293||9.05|
|Dr. John W. Kozarich, Ph.D||31,223,945||90.99||3,091,252||9.01|
|Jeffrey A. Meckler||30,811,599||89.79||3,503,598||10.21|
|Dr. Stephen L. Sabba, M.D.||31,202,781||90.93||3,112,416||9.07|
|John C. Thomas, Jr.||30,971,911||90.26||3,343,286||9.74|
QLT is a biotechnology company dedicated to the development and commercialization of innovative ocular products that address the unmet medical needs of patients and clinicians worldwide. We are focused on developing our synthetic retinoid program for the treatment of certain inherited retinal diseases.
QLT’s head office is based in Vancouver, Canada and the Company is publicly traded on NASDAQ Stock Market (symbol: QLTI) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol: QLT). For more information about the Company’s products and developments, please visit our web site at www.qltinc.com.