Guyana Goldfields Inc. Announces Results of Shareholders' Meeting

TORONTO, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Guyana Goldfields Inc. (TSX:GUY) (the "Company" or "GGI") is pleased to announce that all matters presented for approval at GGI's annual and special meeting of shareholders held earlier today have been duly authorized and approved, as follows:

(i)

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



(ii)     

the resolution approving and confirming the deferred share unit plan of the Company



iii)      

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

115,523,399

2,578,555

Michael Richings

118,094,525

7,729

Scott Caldwell

115,719,706

2,382,548

Jean-Pierre Chauvin

118,007,508

94,746

Alan Ferry

115,739,140

2,363,114

Daniel Noone

112,817,673

5,284,581

Rene Marion

118,019,532

82,722

David Beatty

115,100,873

3,001,381

Wendy Kei

117,931,901

170,353

 

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 6.25 million ounces in the measured and indicated categories (59.73 million tonnes at 3.25 g/t Au) as well as an additional 1.79 million ounces in the inferred category (16.58 million tonnes at 3.79 g/t Au).  For further details, please refer to the report entitled "Independent Technical Report Updated Feasibility Study, Aurora Gold Mine Project, Republic of Guyana" dated February 2, 2017 available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.  

Website: www.guygold.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. 5295, Fax: (416) 628-5935, E-mail: jwagenaar@guygold.com

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