Sinovac Schedules 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

  • Author: Sinovac
  • Date: 2011-06-08
  • Source: Sinovac
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BEIJING, June 7, 2011 / PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China, announced today that it will hold its 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Beijing Time. The meeting will be held concurrently at No. 39 Shangdi Xi Road, Haidian District, Beijing, PRC and at No. 6 Temple Street, St. John's, Antigua. All shareholders of record as of May 25, 2011 will be eligible to vote and are invited to attend.

Sinovac 2010 annual report and the proxy statements are also available on the company's website: http://www.sinovac.com/?optionid=751

 

About Sinovac

Sinovac Biotech Ltd. is a China-based biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the research, development, manufacture and commercialization of vaccines that protect against human infectious diseases including hepatitis A, seasonal influenza, H5N1 (bird flu) pandemic influenza and H1N1 influenza. In 2009, Sinovac was the first company worldwide to receive approval for its H1N1 influenza vaccine, PANFLU.1, and has received orders from the Chinese Central Government pursuit to the government stockpiling program. The Company is developing a number of new vaccine products, including vaccines for pneumococcal conjugate, enterovirus 71 (EV71) (against Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease), Japanese Encephalitis, animal and human rabies, HIB and epidemic meningitis, chickenpox, mumps and rubella. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Tangshan Yian, is focusing on the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of animal vaccines and has completed the field trials for an independently developed inactivated animal rabies vaccine, which is anticipated to be launched into market in 2011.

 
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Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
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