Eco Oro Minerals Announces Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

VANCOUVER, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Eco Oro Minerals Corp. ("Eco Oro" or the "Company") (TSX: EOM) announces that all resolutions presented at the Company's Annual General Meeting held on May 9, 2014 were approved by the shareholders, including the election of the directors nominated by management.  The proxy results on the election of directors were as follows:

Name of Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld
No. of Votes Cast Percentage of Votes Cast No. of Votes Cast Percentage of Votes Cast
Juan Esteban Orduz 33,263,083 98.86% 383,829 1.14%
Anna Stylianides 33,617,583 99.91% 29,329 0.09%
Eduardo Jaramillo 32,974,783 98.00% 672,129 2.00%
Jean-Sebastien Blanchette 33,617,583 99.91% 29,329 0.09%

At a meeting of Eco Oro's Board of Directors held subsequent to the Annual General Meeting, Anna Stylianides was appointed as Interim President & Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman, Juan Esteban Orduz was appointed Co-Chairman and Lead Director, Paul Robertson was appointed Chief Financial Officer and James Atherton was appointed Corporate Secretary. In addition, Hubert Marleau was re-appointed as an additional director of the Company.

Shareholders also passed resolutions approving the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as auditors for the ensuing year and approving the unallocated options under Eco Oro's Amended & Restated Incentive Share Option Plan.

Company Profile

Eco Oro Minerals Corp. is a publicly-traded precious metals exploration and development company with a portfolio of projects in Colombia. Eco Oro has been focused on its wholly-owned, multi-million ounce Angostura gold-silver deposit, located in northeastern Colombia, for over 18 years during which time it has invested over $230 million in the project's development and in that of the surrounding communities.

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SOURCE Eco Oro Minerals Corp.

For further information:

please visit the Company's website at www.eco-oro.com or contact:

Anna Stylianides
Interim President & CEO
Tel: +1 604 682 8212
TF: 1 855 682 8212

James Atherton
Corporate Secretary
Tel: +1 604 682 8212
TF: 1 855 682 8212