Centric Health Reports Voting Results from Annual Meeting of Shareholders/Management Presentation Available on the Company's Website

May 11, 2017
12:51pm

TORONTO, May 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Centric Health Corporation ("Centric Health" or "the Company") (TSX: CHH), Canada's leading diversified healthcare services company, today announced that the nominees listed in the Management Proxy Circular for the Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting"), which was held in Toronto on May 10, 2017, were elected as Directors of the Company. In addition, all resolutions put to vote at the Meeting were passed. The results of the vote for the election of Directors at the Meeting are as follows:


Votes For

Nominees

Number

%

Yazdi Bharucha

67,262,648

99.93

David Cutler

64,335,889

95.58

Kevin Dalton

67,263,948

99.93

Ingrid Davis

64,348,589

95.60

Rik Ganderton

67,266,262

99.93

Dr. Robert Hollinshead

67,268,648

99.94

Dr. Jack Shevel

64,335,889

95.58

Darren Youngleson

64,335,889

95.58

 

Management Presentation

Following the formal part of the meeting, David Cutler, President and Chief Executive Officer, provided an operational update and discussed the Company's significant growth opportunities. An archived webcast of the Meeting is available on the Company's website at http://www.centrichealth.ca/investors/events-and-presentations.html

About Centric Health

Centric Health's vision is to be Canada's most respected and recognized provider in the independent healthcare sectors in which it operates, world renowned for delivering the highest levels of quality care and outcomes, innovative solutions and value to patients, clients and stakeholders. To this end, Centric Health primarily focuses on two core healthcare businesses:

  • The Specialty Pharmacy division is a "Patient First" model composed of a growing national network of fulfilment centres that deliver high-volume solutions for the cost effective supply of chronic medication and other specialty clinical care services, serving more than 29,000 residents in over 425 seniors communities (long term care facilities, retirement homes and assisted living facilities) nationally. The Specialty Pharmacy division also provides pharmaceutical dispensing services for employees insured by corporate health plans.

  • The Surgical & Medical Centres division is Canada's largest independent surgical provider operating five facilities across four provinces. It serves a diversified customer base with private paid non-insured surgeries and diagnostics, government outsourcing of insured surgeries and diagnostics and other procedures funded by third-party payors (including Workers Compensation) and is the proud owner of Canada's first Centre of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

With national networks of facilities in each of its businesses, deep knowledge and experience of healthcare delivery and extensive, trusted relationships with payers, physicians, and government agencies, the Company is uniquely positioned to address current and future healthcare needs in growing markets as the Canadian healthcare industry goes through a major transformation over the medium to long term.

This press release contains statements that may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation.  These forward-looking statements include, among others, statements regarding business strategy, plans and other expectations, beliefs, goals, objectives, information and statements about possible future events. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and assumptions that involve a number of risks, which could cause actual results to vary and in some instances to differ materially from those anticipated by Centric Health and described in the forward-looking statements contained in this press release. No assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur or, if any of them do so, what benefits Centric Health will derive there-from.

SOURCE Centric Health Corporation

For further information: David Cutler, Chief Executive Officer, Centric Health Corporate, 416-619-9401, david.cutler@centrichealth.ca; Leslie Cho, Chief Financial Officer, Centric Health Corporate, 416-619-9488, leslie.cho@centrichealth.ca