NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAToronto, OntarioMarch 24, 2020SQI Diagnostics Inc. (“SQI” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: SQD; OTCQB: SQIDF),
a life sciences and diagnostics company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, today announced updated plans for its annual and special meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”). SQI will host the Meeting on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 1 p.m. (Toronto time) by conference call only (details below).
The decision to no longer host the Meeting in-person reflects SQI’s efforts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and prioritize and support the well-being of our shareholders and colleagues. Shareholders will be able to listen and ask questions, but will not be able to vote during the Meeting.
SQI encourages registered and beneficial shareholders who have not already voted to vote in advance of the Meeting by depositing proxies or submitting voting instruction forms online at www.investorvote.com or by telephone at 1-866-732-VOTE (8683) toll free. **The deadline to vote your proxy in advance of the Meeting is 11:00 a.m. (Toronto time) on Friday, March 27, 2020. **
Shareholders may use the following information to listen to the Meeting via conference call. Callers will be asked for their name upon dialing into the conference call and to identify whether they are a shareholder.
Toll-Free: 1-800-504-8071 or 647-723-3983
Access Code: 1342414
We regret that we cannot meet in person this year. We thank our shareholders in advance for their support of these precautionary measures and for their patience as we work through this format.
The Company also wishes to announce that Morlan Reddock has been appointed as the Company’s Vice President of Finance, effective March 23, 2020, replacing Ms. Leslie Auld who served as Vice President of Finance since January 15, 2020 on an interim basis.
About SQI Diagnostics
SQI Diagnostics is a life sciences and diagnostics company that develops clinical grade multiplexed microarray and molecular assays run on its automated instrumentation for the pharmaceutical research, animal health, and clinical diagnostics markets. SQI develops custom research and diagnostic assays that are multiplexed; meaning the simplification, consolidation and automation of many individual tests into one. This increases sample throughput, reduces time, cost and chance for human error, and provides excellent data quality. For more information, please visit www.sqidiagnostics.com.
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