AuRico Metals Announces Results of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO, May 9, 2017 /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 May 9, 2017. Shareholders voted to re-elect the Company's eight Directors with 106,715,506 shares (67.45% 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 follows:

Nominee


Votes For


Votes Withheld



Number

Percent (%)


Number

Percent (%)

Richard M. Colterjohn


91,701,920

96.96%


2,873,079

3.04%

Anne L. Day


91,717,542

96.98%


2,857,457

3.02%

Anthony W. Garson


91,699,579

96.96%


2,875,420

3.04%

John A. McCluskey


91,692,532

96.95%


2,882,467

3.05%

Scott G. Perry


91,576,558

96.83%


2,998,441

3.17%

Christopher H. Richter


91,573,430

96.83%


3,001,569

3.17%

Joseph G. Spiteri


91,693,681

96.95%


2,881,318

3.05%

Janice A. Stairs


91,696,016

96.96%


2,878,983

3.04%

 

In addition, AuRico shareholders also voted in favour of ratifying and approving KPMG LLP as the Company's auditor with 103,781,164 (97.25%) total votes cast "For" and 2,934,342 (2.75%) total votes "Withheld".

The formal report on voting results with respect to all matters voted upon at the Meeting will 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 development and royalty company with a 100% interest in the Kemess property in British Columbia, Canada. The Kemess property hosts the feasibility-stage Kemess Underground Gold-Copper Project, the Kemess East Exploration Project, and the infrastructure pertaining to the past producing Kemess South mine. AuRico's royalty portfolio includes a 1.5% NSR royalty on the Young-Davidson Gold Mine and a 2% NSR royalty on the Fosterville Gold Mine, as well as a portfolio of additional producing and pre-production royalty assets located in North America and Australia.

SOURCE AuRico Metals

For further information: please visit the AuRico Metals website at www.auricometals.ca or contact: Chris Richter, President and Chief Executive Officer, AuRico Metals Inc., 416-216-2780, chris.richter@auricometals.ca

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