Savaria Corporation

Savaria Corporation

May 17, 2013 08:00 ET

Savaria Announces the Election of its Directors

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 17, 2013) - Savaria Corporation (TSX:SIS), North America's leader in the accessibility industry, held its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on May 16, 2013 at the Hotel Le Crystal in Montreal. The seven candidates proposed for election were elected by a majority of the shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at the meeting, as follows:

Votes for Votes withheld
Candidates # % # %
Marcel Bourassa 17,171,457 99.92% 13,900 0.08%
Jean-Marie Bourassa 17,171,457 99.92% 13,900 0.08%
Robert Berthiaume 17,139,257 99.73% 46,100 0.27%
Jean-Louis Chapdelaine 17,171,457 99.92% 13,900 0.08%
Peter Drutz 17,171,457 99.92% 13,900 0.08%
Sylvain Dumoulin 17,171,457 99.92% 13,900 0.08%
Alain Tremblay 17,171,457 99.92% 13,900 0.08%

Savaria Corporation ( is North America's leader in the accessibility industry focused on meeting the needs of people with mobility challenges. Savaria designs, manufactures, installs and distributes primarily elevators for home and commercial use, as well as stairlifts and vertical and inclined platform lifts. In addition, it converts and adapts wheelchair accessible automotive vehicles and offers scooters and motorized wheelchairs. The diversity of its product line, one of the world's most comprehensive, enables the Corporation to stand out by proposing an integrated and customized solution for its customers' mobility needs. Its operations in China have substantially grown since 2006 and the collaboration with Savaria's other Canadian facilities increases its competitive edge in the market place. The Corporation records slightly over 50% of its revenue outside Canada, primarily in the United States. It has a sales network of some 600 retailers in North America and employs some 360 people at its head office in Laval and at its plants in Montreal (Quebec), Brampton and London (Ontario), Calgary (Alberta) and Huizhou (China).

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