Chieftain Metals Corp. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Chieftain Metals Corp. ("Chieftain" or the "Company") (TSX: CFB) announced that, at the Company's annual meeting of shareholders held on March 31, 2014 (the "AGM"), shareholders approved the re‑appointment of the Company's auditors and the election of each of the management nominees to the Board of Directors listed in the management information circular of the Company dated February 28, 2014.

Based on the proxies received, each management nominee for election to the Board of Directors received votes in favour in excess of 95% of the total votes cast, as set out below. 

Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

Victor Wyprysky

8,942,138

96.78%

297,100

3.22%

Raymond Mah

8,942,138

96.78%

297,100

3.22%

Patrick Raleigh

9,139,238

98.92%

100,000

1.08%

Edward Yurkowski

9,066,238

98.13%

173,000

1.87%

Phil Fontaine

8,839,138

95.67%

400,100

4.33%

James R. Pickell

8,939,138

96.75%

300,100

3.25%

Richard S. Sutin

8,942,138

96.78%

297,100

3.22%

Kenneth Sangster

8,939,138

96.75%

300,100

3.25%

In addition, as required by the rules of the Toronto Stock Exchange, disinterested shareholders of the Company approved by ballot all unallocated options under the Company's rolling stock option plan until March 31, 2017.  A total of 4,792,308 eligible shares (representing 93.91% of the voted shares) were voted in favour of the resolution and a total of 310,700 shares (representing 6.09% of the voted shares) were voted against the resolution. 

About Chieftain Metals

Chieftain Metals Corp. is a public holding company, whose principal business is the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties.  The Company's business has focused on the development of the shovel ready, high‑grade Tulsequah deposit located in north-western British Columbia, Canada.  Chieftain's properties consist of 59 mineral claims and Crown-grants covering approximately 32,403 hectares and covers two previously producing mines.

SOURCE Chieftain Metals Inc.

For further information: Victor Wyprysky, President & CEO, Tel: (416) 479-5411, Email: vw@chieftainmetals.com; Pompeyo Gallardo, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (416) 479-5412, Email: pompeyo.gallardo@chieftainmetals.com