CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMART Technologies Inc. (the "Corporation") (TSX:SMA) (Nasdaq:SMT) is pleased to announce that all of the nominees listed in the Corporation's information circular dated June 30, 2014 were elected as directors of the Corporation at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held on August 7, 2014 (the "Meeting"). In addition, each of the other items of business considered at the Meeting, namely: (i) the approval of amendments to the articles of the Corporation to redesignate the class A subordinate voting shares of the Corporation as common shares and to cancel the class B shares of the Corporation; and (ii) the re-appointment of KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants as the Corporation's independent auditors, were all approved at the Meeting.

Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Meeting are set out below:
Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
Neil Gaydon 98,920,111 99.93 64,954 0.07
Gary Hughes 98,949,604 99.96 35,461 0.04
Ian McKinnon 98,920,716 99.93 64,349 0.07
Michael J. Mueller 98,918,516 99.93 66,549 0.07
Robert C. Hagerty 98,950,841 99.97 34,224 0.03

Voting results for all matters have been posted on SEDAR. 


SMART Technologies Inc. is a leading provider of technology solutions that are redefining the way the world works and learns. SMART produces enable inspired collaboration in schools and workplaces by turning group work into a highly interactive, engaging and productive experience. SMART delivers integrated solutions of hardware, software and services designed for superior performance and ease of use, and remains a world leader in interactive displays.

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CONTACT: Investor contact         Ken Wetherell         Investor Relations Manager         SMART Technologies Inc.         + 1.403.407.4233                  Media contact         Laurie Long         Public Relations Manager         SMART Technologies Inc.         + 1.403.407.5085

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