International Tower Hill Mines Announces Results from 2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

VANCOUVER, May 26, 2016 /CNW/ - International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. ("ITH" or the "Company") - (TSX: ITH, NYSE-MKT: THM) announces the results from its 2016 Annual General Meeting of shareholders held in Vancouver, B.C. on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 ("Meeting").

At the Meeting, the Company's shareholders fixed the size of the board at five and re-elected the following individuals as directors of the Company, with all receiving a majority of the votes cast, as follows:


Votes For

Votes Withheld

Stephen Lang - Chair

53,108,519 (99.75%)

130,547 (0.25%)

Anton Drescher

38,486,690 (72.29%)

14,752,376 (27.71%)

John Ellis

53,066,449 (99.68%)

172,617 (0.32%)

Mark Hamilton

53,069,749 (99.68%)

169,317 (0.32%)

Thomas Weng

53,093,449 (99.73%)

145,617 (0.27%)


The shareholders re-appointed the current auditors, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditors of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016 and authorized the directors to fix their remuneration.

The shareholders also approved, on an advisory non-binding basis ("Say on Pay"), the compensation paid to the Company's executive officers by a 97% majority.

The detailed proxy voting on all resolutions submitted to the shareholders at the Meeting is contained in the "Report of Voting Results" for the Meeting which will be available under the Company's profile on SEDAR and on the Company's website or upon request by contacting the Company's Corporate Secretary at (604) 683-6332.

About International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. controls 100% of the Livengood Gold Project that contains 15.7 M oz. of gold (807 MT at 0.61 g/t) measured & indicated and 4.4 M oz. (266 MT at 0.52 g/t) inferred, all at a 0.30 g/t gold cutoff, located along the paved Elliott Highway, 70 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska.

On behalf of
International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.

(signed) Thomas E. Irwin
Chief Executive Officer

SOURCE International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.

For further information: Contact Information: Rick Solie, Manager - Investor Relations, E-mail:, Direct line: 907-328-2825, Toll-Free: 1-855-428-2825


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