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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washingto n, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 14A

Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Filed by the Registrant x Filed by a Party other than the Registrant ¨

Check the appropriate box:

AngioDynamics, Inc.

(Name of Registrant as Specified In Its Charter)

(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if other than the Registrant)

Payment of Filing Fee (check the appropriate box):

14 Plaza Drive

Latham, New York 12110

(518) 798-1215

September 17, 2015

Dear Shareholder:

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of AngioDynamics, Inc. to be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., local time, at the Sofitel Hotel, 45 W 44 th Street, New York, NY 10036.

At this years Annual Meeting you will be asked to:

As we did last year, we are pleased to furnish proxy materials to our shareholders over the internet. Instead of mailing printed copies to each shareholder, we are mailing a Notice Regarding Internet Availability which contains instructions on how to access your proxy materials, how each shareholder can receive a paper copy of proxy materials, including this Proxy Statement, our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2015 and a form of proxy card, and how to access your proxy card to vote through the internet or by telephone. We believe that this e-proxy process will expedite shareholders receipt of proxy materials and lower the costs and reduce the environmental impact of our Annual Meeting.

The Board of Directors unanimously believes that the election of its nominees for directors, the ratification of the independent registered public accounting firm and the approval (on an advisory basis) of the compensation of its named executive officers, are in the best interests of AngioDynamics and its shareholders, and, accordingly, recommends a vote FOR each proposal.

In addition to the business to be transacted as described above, management will address shareholders with respect to AngioDynamics developments over the past year and respond to comments and questions of general interest to shareholders.

Whether or not you plan to attend the Annual Meeting, your vote is important and we encourage you to vote promptly. You may vote your shares via a toll-free telephone number or over the internet. If you requested and received a paper copy of the proxy card by mail, you may sign, date and mail the proxy card in the envelope provided. Instructions regarding all three methods of voting are contained on the proxy card. Voting by proxy will ensure your shares are represented at the Annual Meeting. As a result of changes in applicable law, banks and brokers can no longer exercise discretionary voting in uncontested elections of directors. If you are not a shareholder of record, please follow the instructions provided by the shareholder of record (your bank or broker) so that your shares are voted at the meeting on all matters.

Sincerely,

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS

September 17, 2015

The 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of AngioDynamics, Inc. will be held at the Sofitel Hotel, 45 W 44 th Street, New York, NY 10036, on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., local time, for the following purposes:

Only shareholders who held shares at the close of business on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, are entitled to notice of and to vote at the meeting or any adjournments or postponements thereof. Directions to the Annual Meeting can be found at www.Sofitel.com.

It is important that your shares be represented and voted at the meeting. You can vote your shares by completing and returning your proxy card or by voting on the internet or by telephone. Please see the instructions below under the heading How do I vote my shares without attending the meeting? .

The Annual Meeting for which this notice is given may be adjourned from time to time without further notice other than announcement at the meeting or any adjournment thereof. Any business for which notice is hereby given may be transacted at any such adjourned meeting.

By Order of the Board of Directors,

Stephen A. Trowbridge, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials

for the Annual Meeting to be Held on October 27, 2015.

Our Proxy Statement for the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, the proxy card, and annual report on Form 10-K for our fiscal year ended May 31, 2015 are available on the following website: www.proxyvote.com . To view materials via the internet, please follow the instructions set forth on the Notice Regarding Internet Availability mailed on or about September 17, 2015 to all shareholders of record on September 1, 2015.

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ANGIODYNAMICS, INC.

14 Plaza Drive

Latham, New York 12110

PROXY STATEMENT

FOR

ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS

OF ANGIODYNAMICS, INC.

October 27, 2015

INTRODUCTION

We are furnishing this proxy statement to the shareholders of AngioDynamics, Inc. in connection with the solicitation by our Board of Directors of proxies to be voted at our 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders referred to in the attached notice and at any adjournments of that meeting (the Annual Meeting). The Annual Meeting will be held at the Sofitel Hotel, 45 W 44 th Street, New York, NY 10036, on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., local time, or at any adjournment or postponement thereof. We expect to mail this proxy statement and the accompanying proxy card or voting instruction form beginning on September 17, 2015 to each shareholder entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.

When used in this proxy statement, the terms we, us, our, the Company and AngioDynamics refer to AngioDynamics, Inc. The terms Board of Directors and Board refer to the Board of Directors of AngioDynamics, Inc. Our principal executive offices are located at 14 Plaza Drive, Latham, New York 12110.

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE MEETING AND VOTING

What am I voting on?

At the Annual Meeting, we will ask holders of our common stock to consider and vote upon the following items:

1. Election of Directors

The election of three Class III directors, namely, David Burgstahler, Wesley E. Johnson, Jr. and Steven R. LaPorte. If elected, these Class III directors will each serve until the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified.

2. Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending May 31, 2016.

3. Advisory Vote on the Compensation of our Named Executive Officers

A Say-on-Pay advisory vote on the approval of the compensation of our named executive officers.

How can I receive proxy materials?

Under rules adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC), we are furnishing proxy materials to our shareholders primarily via the internet, instead of mailing printed copies of proxy materials to each shareholder. On or about September 17, 2015, we began mailing to our shareholders a Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials (sometimes referred to herein as the Notice) containing instructions on how to access this proxy statement, the accompanying notice of Annual Meeting and our annual report for the fiscal year

ended May 31, 2015 online. If you received the Notice by mail, you will not automatically receive a printed copy of the proxy materials in the mail. Instead, the Notice instructs you on how to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials. The Notice also instructs you on how you may submit your proxy via the internet.

Finally, you can receive a copy of our proxy materials by following the instructions contained in the notice regarding how you may request to receive your materials electronically or in printed form on a one-time or ongoing basis. Requests for printed copies of the proxy materials can be made through the internet at http://www.proxyvote.com, by telephone at 1-800-579-1639 or by e-mail at sendmaterial@proxyvote.com by sending a blank e-mail with your control number in the subject line.

Who is entitled to vote?

Shareholders of record at the close of business on September 1, 2015, the record date for the Annual Meeting, are entitled to receive this proxy statement and to vote at the meeting and at any adjournment or postponement thereof. As of the close of business on the record date, there were 36,210,885 outstanding shares of our common stock entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the Annual Meeting. Holders of our common stock have one vote per share on each matter to be acted upon. A list of the shareholders of record entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting will be available at the Annual Meeting and for 10 days prior to the Annual Meeting, for any purpose germane to the meeting, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at our principal executive offices at 14 Plaza Drive, Latham, New York 12110, by contacting our General Counsel.

How do I vote my shares without attending the meeting?

If you are a shareholder of record as of the record date for the Annual Meeting, you may vote by granting a proxy. For shares held in street name, you may vote by submitting voting instructions to your broker or nominee. In most circumstances, you may vote:

How do I vote my shares in person at the meeting?

If you are a shareholder of record and prefer to vote your shares at the meeting, bring the accompanying proxy card (if you received a paper copy of the proxy statement) and proof of identification. You may vote shares held in street name only if you obtain a legal proxy from the record holder (bank, broker or other nominee) giving you the right to vote the shares.

Even if you plan to attend the meeting in person, we encourage you to vote in advance by internet, telephone or mail so that your vote will be counted in the event you are unable to attend.

How do I gain admission to the meeting?

If you wish to attend the Annual Meeting and you are a record holder, you must bring valid state or federal identification or a passport to register before entering the meeting. All invited guests will need valid

identification in order to enter the meeting. If you hold shares through an intermediary, such as a bank, broker, trustee or other nominee, and you plan to attend the Annual Meeting, you must bring proof of share ownership, such as a recent bank or brokerage firm account statement or a letter from the bank, broker, trustee or other nominee holding your shares, confirming your ownership in order to gain entrance to the meeting.

What does it mean if I receive more than one proxy card or Notice?

If you receive more than one proxy card or Notice, it generally means that you hold shares registered in more than one account. If you received a paper copy of this proxy statement and you vote by mail, you should sign and return each proxy card. Alternatively, if you vote by internet or telephone, you should vote once for each proxy card and/or Notice you receive. If you have received more than one Notice, you should vote once for each Notice that you receive.

May I change my vote?

Yes. Whether you have voted by mail, internet or telephone, you may change your vote and revoke your proxy, prior to the Annual Meeting, by:

Please note, however, that if a shareholders shares are held of record by a bank, broker, trustee or other nominee and that shareholder wishes to vote at the Annual Meeting, the shareholder must bring to the Annual Meeting a letter or legal proxy from the bank, broker, trustee or other nominee, confirming the shareholders beneficial ownership of the shares.

What constitutes a quorum?

A majority of the outstanding shares of common stock present in person or by proxy is required to constitute a quorum at the Annual Meeting. For purposes of determining the presence of a quorum for transacting business at the Annual Meeting, abstentions and broker non-votes (proxies from banks, brokers or nominees indicating that such persons have not received instructions from the beneficial owner or other persons entitled to vote shares on a particular matter with respect to which the banks, brokers or nominees do not have discretionary power) will be treated as shares that are present.

How does the Board recommend that I vote?

The Board of Directors recommends that you vote your shares:

What happens if I do not give specific voting instructions?

Shareholders of Record. If you are a shareholder of record and you indicate when voting over the internet or by telephone that you wish to vote as recommended by the Board, or sign and return a proxy card without giving specific voting instructions, then the persons named as proxies will vote your shares in the manner recommended by the Board of Directors on all matters presented in this proxy statement and as the persons named as proxies may determine in their discretion with respect to any other matters properly presented for a vote at the Annual Meeting.

Street Name Holders. If you hold your shares in street name (that is, through a bank, broker, trustee or other nominee) and do not provide specific voting instructions, then, under the rules of The Nasdaq Stock Market, the bank, broker, trustee or other nominee may generally vote on routine matters but cannot vote on non-routine matters. If you do not provide voting instructions on non-routine matters, your shares will not be voted by your bank, broker or other nominee. As a result, your bank, broker, trustee or other nominee may not vote your shares without receipt of a voting instruction form with respect to Proposal 1 and 3 because each proposal is a non-routine matter, but may vote your shares without your instructions with respect to Proposal 2 (ratification of appointment of independent registered public accounting firm) because this matter is considered routine.

What is the voting requirement to approve each proposal?

Under Delaware law and AngioDynamics Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation and By-Laws, if a quorum exists at the meeting, the affirmative vote of a plurality of the votes cast at the meeting is required for the election of directors (Proposal 1). A properly executed proxy marked withhold authority with respect to the election of one or more directors will not be voted with respect to the director or directors indicated, although it will be counted for purposes of determining whether there is a quorum.

For the ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending May 31, 2016 (Proposal 2), the affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the shares represented in person or by proxy and entitled to vote on this item will be required for approval.

For the Say-on-Pay advisory vote (Proposal 3), the affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the shares represented in person or by proxy and entitled to vote on the item will reflect the advice of the shareholders. The approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation paid to our named executive officers, also known as a Say on Pay vote, is an advisory vote mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. This means that while we ask shareholders to approve the compensation paid to our named executive officers, it is not an action that requires shareholder approval, and shareholders are not voting to approve or disapprove the Boards recommendation with respect to this proposal. This advisory vote is non-binding on the Board, although the Board and the Compensation Committee welcome the input of shareholders on the Companys compensation policies and will take the advisory vote into account in making determinations concerning executive compensation.

A properly executed proxy marked Abstain with respect to any such matter will not be voted, although it will be counted for purposes of determining whether there is a quorum present. Accordingly, an abstention will have the effect of a negative vote on all proposals other than the election of directors.

What is a broker non-vote?

If you hold your shares in street name and do not provide voting instructions to your broker, your shares will not be voted on any proposal for which your broker does not have or does not exercise discretionary authority to vote (a broker non-vote). Shares constituting broker non-votes are not counted or deemed to be present in person or by proxy for the purpose of voting on a non-routine matter at the Annual Meeting and, therefore, will not be counted for the purpose of determining whether shareholders have approved the election of directors in

Proposal 1 or the Say-on-Pay advisory vote in Proposal 3, because such proposals are considered non-routine matters. If you do not provide voting instructions to your broker, your broker only will have discretion to vote your shares on Proposal 2, because the ratification of the appointment of the independent registered public accounting firm is considered a routine matter. Broker non-votes are counted as present for the purpose of determining whether a quorum is present at the Annual Meeting.

How can I find voting results of the Annual Meeting?

We will announce preliminary voting results at the Annual Meeting and, within four business days following the date of the Annual Meeting, we will file a Current Report on Form 8-K with the SEC indicating final voting results.

Who bears the cost of soliciting proxies?

The cost of solicitation of proxies being solicited on behalf of the Board of Directors will be borne by us. In addition to the use of the mail and the internet, proxy solicitation may be made by telephone, facsimile and personal interview by our officers, directors and employees.

PROPOSAL 1ELECTION OF DIRECTORS

Nominees

Our Board of Directors currently consists of nine directors. There is one vacancy on our Board that was created when Vincent A. Bucci retired from our Board in March 2014. The Board is classified into three classes, each of which has a staggered three-year term. At the Annual Meeting, our shareholders will be asked to elect three Class III directors, namely, David Burgstahler, Wesley E. Johnson, Jr. and Steven R. LaPorte. If elected, Messrs. Burgstahler, Johnson and LaPorte will hold office until the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held in 2018 and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The Class I directors and Class II directors will continue in office during the terms indicated below. Unless otherwise specified, all proxies received will be voted in favor of the election of the nominees named below as directors of AngioDynamics. Directors will be elected by a plurality of the votes cast, in person or by proxy, at the Annual Meeting.

The current term of each of David Burgstahler, Wesley E. Johnson, Jr. and Steven R. LaPorte expires at the 2015 Annual Meeting and when his respective successor is duly elected and qualified. Each of Messrs. Burgstahler, Johnson and LaPorte has consented to be named as a nominee and, if elected, to serve as a director. Management has no reason to believe that any of the nominees will be unable or unwilling to serve as a director if elected. Should any of the nominees not remain a candidate for election at the date of the Annual Meeting, proxies will be voted in favor of the nominees who remain candidates and may be voted for substitute nominees selected by the Board of Directors.

Set forth below are the names, principal occupations and director positions on public companies, in each case, for the past five years, ages of the directors and nominees, and information relating to other positions held by them with us and other companies. Additionally, there is a brief discussion of each directors and nominees experience, qualifications, attributes or skills that led to the conclusion that such person should serve as a director. There are no family relationships between or among any of the directors, executive officers and nominees for director.

Nominees to serve as Class III Directors (Term expiring at the 2018 Annual Meeting):

David Burgstahler , age 47, joined our Board on May 22, 2012 in connection with our acquisition of Navilyst. Mr. Burgstahler is a founding partner of Avista Capital Partners since 2005 and since 2009, has been President of Avista. Prior to forming Avista, he was a partner of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. He was at DLJ Investment Banking from 1995 to 1997 and at DLJ Merchant Banking Partners from 1997 through 2005. Prior to that, he worked at Andersen Consulting (now known as Accenture) and McDonnell Douglas (now known as Boeing). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Kansas and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Mr. Burgstahler currently serves as a Director of ConvaTec Inc., INC Research Holdings, Inc., Lantheus Holdings Inc., Strategic Partners, Inc., Vertical/Trigen Holdings, LLC, Visant Corporation and WideOpenWest, LLC. He previously served as a Director of BioReliance Holdings, Inc. and Warner Chilcott plc.

Mr. Burgstahlers strong finance and management background, with over 20 years in banking and private equity finance and extensive experience serving as a director for a diverse group of private and public companies, provides valuable business, corporate governance and financial expertise to our Board.

Wesley E. Johnson, Jr. , age 57, joined our Board in January 2007. Since February 2013, Mr. Johnson has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of Admittance Technologies, Inc., a medical device company. Mr. Johnson is also a director of Minimus Spine, Inc., a private medical device company. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Johnson served as a member of the board of RITA Medical Systems, Inc. From February 2008 to May 2012, Mr. Johnson served as President, CEO and director of Cardiokinetix, Inc., a developer of medical devices for the treatment of congestive heart failure. From October 2005 to February 2008, Mr. Johnson served as General Manager of Abbott Spine, S.A., a division of Abbott Laboratories. From June 2003 to October 2005, Mr. Johnson

served as Division Vice President, Finance for Abbott Spine. From May 1999 to June 2003, he served as Vice President of Operations and Chief Financial Officer for Spinal Concepts. Mr. Johnson holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and became a certified public accountant in 1981. Mr. Johnson is a member of our Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Mr. Johnsons service as CFO for Spinal Concepts, General Manager of Abbott Spine and CEO of Cardiokinetix provides valuable business, leadership and management experience, particularly with respect to the numerous financial, business and strategic issues faced by a diversified medical device company.

Steven R. LaPorte , age 65, joined our Board in January 2007. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. LaPorte served as a member of the board of RITA Medical Systems, Inc. Mr. LaPorte is a partner at ONSET Ventures and currently serves as a member of the boards of Valeritas Inc., Neuro Access Technologies, Cardiosolv, and Biocontrol Ltd. (United Kingdom). Mr. LaPorte also served as the Chief Technology Officer for Intelect Medical until its acquisition by Boston Scientific in January 2011. From 1978 until his retirement in 2005, Mr. LaPorte worked for Medtronic Inc. Mr LaPorte served in various executive positions in Medtronics Cardiac Rhythm Management and Neurological Divisions, as well as in Corporate Headquarters. Mr. LaPorte holds a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and an MBA from the University of Minnesota. Mr. LaPorte is the chairman of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of our Compensation Committee.

Mr. LaPortes service with Medtronic and as CTO of Intelect Medical provides valuable business, leadership and management experience with respect to the issues facing a diversified medical device company. In addition, Mr. LaPortes experience as a Venture Partner for Onset Ventures provides insight into emerging technologies and strategic directions in the healthcare industry.

Recommendation of the Board of Directors

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS A VOTE FOR THE ELECTION OF EACH OF THE NOMINEES.

Other Directors

The following Class I and Class II directors will continue on the Board of Directors for the terms indicated:

Class I Directors (Term expiring at the 2016 Annual Meeting):

Jeffrey G. Gold , age 67, has served as a director since 1997. Since April 2014, Mr. Gold has been President and CEO of Myoscience, Inc., a privately-held medical device company focusing on Focused Cold Therapy TM for the treatment of peripheral nerve conditions. From January 2012 to April 2014, Mr. Gold was CEO at Velomedix, Inc., a medical device company focused on therapeutic hypothermia for patients experiencing heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest. Prior to January 2012, Mr. Gold was a Venture Partner for Longitude Capital, a healthcare venture capital fund from January 2007 through December 2011. Mr. Gold was President and CEO of CryoVascular Systems, a peripheral vascular disease device company, from 2001 through its sale to Boston Scientific in 2005. From 1997 to 2000, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Cardio Thoracic Systems, Inc., a company engaged in the development and introduction of devices for beating-heart coronary bypass surgery. Prior to that, Mr. Gold spent 18 years with Cordis Corporation in a variety of senior management roles including Vice President of Manufacturing and Vice President of Research and Development, and was a co-founder and President of Cordis Endovascular Systems, a subsidiary engaged in the interventional neuroradiology and peripheral vascular businesses. At Cordis, Mr. Gold also had responsibility for its peripheral vascular business. He serves on the board of directors of Corindus Inc. (NYSE: CVRS) and several privately held start-up medical device companies and is a member of the Executive Committee for the Center for

Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Florida and is a member of the Commercialization Advisory Board for the Cleveland Clinic. Mr. Gold has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts and an MBA from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. Mr. Gold is a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and our Audit Committee.

Mr. Gold provides us with valuable business, leadership and management experience as a result of his tenures at Cordis, CardioThoracic Systems and as President and CEO of CryoVascular Systems. In addition, Mr. Golds experience as a Venture Partner for Longitude Capital provides insight into emerging technologies and strategic directions in the healthcare industry. Mr. Golds breadth of experience in the healthcare industry, ranging from endovascular devices, coronary bypass surgery and peripheral vascular disease devices, provides our Board with valuable strategic and technical expertise necessary to direct a diverse medical device company.

Kevin J. Gould, age 61, joined our Board of Directors in October 2010. From 1991 to 2007, Mr. Gould held various management positions for the Kendall Company, which later became Tyco Healthcare, a division of Tyco International, Ltd., serving as COO of Tyco Healthcare from 2005 to 2007 and as President, North America, from 2000 to 2005. Tyco Healthcare became a public company in 2007 and is now known as Covidien. Mr. Gould served on the Board of Trustees of St. Elizabeths Hospital in Brighton, Massachusetts. Mr. Gould holds a B.A. from St. Anselms College in Manchester, New Hampshire and an M.B.A. from Anna Maria College in Paxton, Massachusetts. Mr. Gould is chairman of our Compensation Committee.

Mr. Goulds service as COO and President, North America of Tyco Healthcare provides our Board with valuable business, leadership and management experience, particularly with respect to the numerous operational, financial, business and strategic issues faced by a growing, diversified medical device company.

Dennis S. Meteny , age 62, joined our Board of Directors in March 2004. Since January 2014, Mr. Meteny has been a director of Blue Water Growth LLC, a global business consulting firm with services including mergers and acquisitions, private capital solutions, product distribution, outsourcing, and a wide variety of business advisory services for its Western and Asian clients. From 2006 to January 2014, Mr. Meteny was President and Chief Executive Officer of Cygnus Manufacturing Company LLC, a privately held manufacturer of medical devices, health and safety components, and high precision transportation, aerospace and industrial products. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Meteny was an Executive-in-Residence at the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, a strategic economic development initiative of the University of Pittsburgh Health System, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, the State of Pennsylvania and local foundations. From 2001 to 2003, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of TissueInformatics, Inc., a privately held company engaged in the medical imaging business. From 2000 to 2001, Mr. Meteny was a business consultant to various technology companies. Prior to that, Mr. Meteny spent 15 years in several executive-level positions, including as President and Chief Executive Officer, from 1994 to 1999, of Respironics, Inc. a cardio-pulmonary medical device company. Mr. Meteny holds a B.S. Degree in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Meteny is the Chairman of our Audit Committee.

Mr. Metenys service as CFO, COO and CEO of Respironics, COO of TissueInformatics and CEO of Cygnus Manufacturing Company, provides our Board with valuable business, leadership and management experience, including leading a large, diverse healthcare company, giving him a keen understanding of the numerous operational and strategic issues facing a diversified medical device company such as AngioDynamics. In addition, as noted above, Mr. Meteny is the Chairman of our Audit Committee and is designated as a financial expert as a result of his extensive financial and accounting background with Ernst & Young and his position as CFO of Respironics.

Class II Directors (Term expiring at the 2017 Annual Meeting):

Joseph M. DeVivo , age 48, was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer on August 15, 2011, effective September 7, 2011. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. DeVivo

served as Global President of Smith & Nephew Orthopedics, a provider of medical devices operating in the orthopedics, endoscopy and advanced wound management markets, from June 2007 to August 2011. From August 2003 until its acquisition by AngioDynamics in January 2007, Mr. DeVivo served as President and Chief Executive Officer of RITA Medical Systems, Inc., a provider of medical oncology devices. Mr. DeVivo served as President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Computer Motion Incorporation (CMI), a medical robotics company, from August 2002 to July 2003, and as Vice President and General Manager of a division of Tyco Internationals Healthcare Business, U.S. Surgical/Davis and Geck Sutures, from May 1993 to August 2002. Mr. DeVivo earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the E. Clairborne Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond in 1989.

Through his position as our CEO and his tenures at RITA Medical Systems and Smith & Nephew, Mr. DeVivo brings leadership, extensive business experience and extensive knowledge of the medical device industry to the Board. In addition, Mr. DeVivo brings his strategic vision for our company to the Board. Mr. DeVivos service as a Director and CEO of AngioDynamics creates a critical link between management and the Board, enabling the Board to perform its oversight function with the benefits of managements perspectives on the business.

Howard W. Donnelly , age 54, joined our Board of Directors in March of 2004 and was named Chairman in April 2014. Since 2005, Mr. Donnelly has been President of Concert Medical LLC, a manufacturer of interventional medical devices. In addition in 2010, Mr. Donnelly became President and CEO of HydroCision Inc, a company focused on spine surgery and the pain management market. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Donnelly was a director and member of the audit, compensation and nominating and governance committees of Vital Signs, Inc. From 1999 to 2002, he was President of Level 1, Inc., a...


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