AuRico Metals Announces Results of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO, March 31, 2016 /CNW/ - AuRico Metals Inc. (TSX: AMI) ("AuRico" or the "Company") today announced the voting results of its Annual General Meeting (the "Meeting") of Shareholders held on March 31, 2016. Shareholders voted to re-elect the Company's eight Directors with 74,641,891 (57.03%) of shares outstanding represented at the Meeting. 

A summary of proxy tabulation results relating to the re-election of the Company's Board of Directors can be found below:

Nominee


Votes For


Votes Withheld



Number

Percent (%)


Number

Percent (%)

Richard M. Colterjohn


65,624,854

99.75%


165,411

0.25%

Anne L. Day


65,605,385

99.72%


184,880

0.28%

Anthony W. Garson


65,617,827

99.74%


172,438

0.26%

John A. McCluskey


61,666,949

93.73%


4,123,316

6.27%

Scott G. Perry


65,488,465

99.54%


301,800

0.46%

Christopher H. Richter


65,481,961

99.53%


308,304

0.47%

Joseph G. Spiteri


65,482,714

99.53%


307,551

0.47%

Janice A. Stairs


65,220,911

99.13%


569,354

0.87%

In addition, AuRico shareholders also voted in favour of ratifying and approving:

  • KPMG LLP as the Company's auditor with 74,367,646 (99.63%) total votes cast "For" and 272,803 (0.37%) total votes "Withheld"; and
  • Implementing the Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP) of the Company and the reservation of 900,000 common shares for issuance thereunder with 65,240,099 (99.16%) total votes cast "For" and 550,166 (0.84%) total votes cast "Against"

The formal report on voting results with respect to all matters voted upon at the Meeting will also be filed on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") website at www.sedar.com

About AuRico Metals

AuRico Metals is a mining royalty and development company whose producing gold royalty assets include a 1.5% NSR royalty on the Young-Davidson Gold Mine, a 0.25% NSR royalty on the Williams Mine at Hemlo, and a 0.5% NSR royalty on the Eagle River Mine – all located in Ontario, Canada. AuRico Metals also has a 2% NSR royalty on the Fosterville Mine and a 1% NSR royalty on the Stawell Mine, located in Victoria, Australia. Aside from its diversified royalty portfolio, AuRico owns (100%) the advanced Kemess Gold-Copper Project in British Columbia, Canada. AuRico Metals' head office is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

SOURCE AuRico Metals

For further information: Chris Richter, President and Chief Executive Officer, AuRico Metals Inc., 416-216-2780, chris.richter@auricometals.ca

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