Guyana Goldfields Inc. Announces Results of Shareholders' Meeting

TORONTO, May 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Guyana Goldfields Inc. (TSX:GUY) (the "Company" or "GGI") is pleased to announce that all matters presented for approval at GGI's annual meeting of shareholders held on May 9, 2016, have been duly authorized and approved, as follows:

(i)        

election of all management nominees to the board of directors of the Company;



(ii)       

appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year and authorization of the directors to fix their remuneration;

Detailed voting results for the election of directors were as follows:

Name

Shares Voted For

Shares Withheld

J. Patrick Sheridan

99,457,593

431,396

Michael Richings

99,815,233

73,756

Scott Caldwell

99,474,163

414,826

Jean-Pierre Chauvin

99,798,304

90,685

Alan Ferry

99,421,204

467,785

Daniel Noone

99,397,463

491,526

Rene Marion

99,758,004

130,985

David Beatty

99,814,063

74,926

Wendy Kei

99,858,170

30,819

About Guyana Goldfields Inc.

Guyana Goldfields Inc. is a Canadian based mid-tier gold producer primarily focused on the exploration, development and operation of gold deposits in Guyana, South America. The 100%-owned Aurora Gold Mine achieved commercial production January 1, 2016 and has a total gold resource of 6.54 million ounces in the measured and indicated categories (62.83 million tonnes at 3.24 g/t Au) as well as an additional 1.82 million ounces in the inferred category (16.93 million tonnes at 3.34 g/t Au).  For further details, please refer to the report entitled "AGM Inc. Aurora Gold Project- Updated Feasibility Study" dated January 18, 2016 available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.  

SOURCE Guyana Goldfields Inc.

For further information: Guyana Goldfields Inc., Scott A. Caldwell, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jacqueline Wagenaar, Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, Tel: (416) 628-5936 Ext. 2295, Fax: (416) 628-5935, E-mail: jwagenaar@guygold.com, Website: www.guygold.com

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