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|
|Michael J. Mueller||98,918,516||99.93||66,549||0.07|
|Robert C. Hagerty||98,950,841||99.97||34,224||0.03|
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CONTACT: Investor contact Ken Wetherell Investor Relations Manager SMART Technologies Inc. + 1.403.407.4233 KenWetherell@smarttech.com Media contact Laurie Long Public Relations Manager SMART Technologies Inc. + 1.403.407.5085 LaurieLong@smarttech.com