CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Swisher Hygiene Inc. ("Swisher") (Nasdaq:SWSH) (TSX:SWI), a leading provider of essential hygiene and sanitizing products and services, announced today that, upon completing all outstanding filing requirements and holding its combined 2012 and 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Combined Annual Meeting"), the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") has determined that Swisher has regained compliance with the continued listing requirements of the TSX. As a result, the TSX has reversed its earlier decision to delist shares of Swisher's common stock from the TSX. Swisher also announced the results of its Combined Annual Meeting held on June 5, 2013. With respect to the election of directors, all seven nominees were elected at the Combined Annual Meeting, with each director receiving votes as follows:
There were 33,081,401 broker non-votes on this proposal for each nominee.
Nominee For Withheld Steven R. Berrard 99,665,891 7,921,209 Richard L. Handle 100,972,663 6,614,437 Harris W. Hudson 101,022,962 6,564,138 William M. Pierce 101,021,391 6,565,709 William D. Pruitt 96,433,679 11,153,421 David Prussky 95,949,687 11,637,413 Michael Serruya 100,174,709 7,412,391
In addition, the selection of BDO USA, LLP as Swisher's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2013 was ratified at the Combined Annual Meeting.About Swisher Hygiene Inc. Swisher Hygiene Inc. is a NASDAQ and TSX listed company that provides essential hygiene and sanitizing solutions to customers throughout much of North America and internationally through its network of company-owned operations, franchises and master licensees. These solutions include essential products and services that are designed to promote superior cleanliness and sanitation in commercial environments, while enhancing the safety, satisfaction and well-being of employees and patrons. These solutions are typically delivered by employees on a regularly scheduled basis and involve providing Swisher's customers with: (i) consumable products such as detergents, cleaning chemicals, soap, paper and supplies, together with the rental and servicing of dish machines and other equipment for the dispensing of those products; (ii) the rental of facility service items requiring regular maintenance and cleaning, such as floor mats, mops, bar towels, and linens; and (iii) manual cleaning of their facilities. Swisher serves customers in a wide range of end-markets, with a particular emphasis on the foodservice, hospitality, retail and healthcare industries.
CONTACT: For Further Information, Please Contact: Swisher Hygiene Inc. Investor Contact: Amy Simpson Phone: (704) 602-7116 Garrett Edson, ICR Phone: (203) 682-8331 Media Contact: Alecia Pulman, ICR Phone: (203) 682-8224