New Gold Announces Results of Vote for Election of Board of Directors

TORONTO, April 28, 2016 /CNW/ - New Gold Inc. ("New Gold") (TSX:NGD) (NYSE MKT:NGD) today announces the voting results from the election of its Board of Directors at New Gold's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held on April 27, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario.  The director nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated March 4, 2016 were elected as directors of New Gold at the Meeting.  Detailed results of the vote are set out below.

 

Director Nominee

Votes For

% Votes For

Withheld

% Withheld

David Emerson

290,331,263

99.23%

2,247,003

0.77%

James Estey

291,291,403

99.56%

1,286,863

0.44%

Robert Gallagher

291,014,143

99.47%

1,564,123

0.53%

Vahan Kololian

290,783,027

99.39%

1,795,239

0.61%

Martyn Konig

291,327,690

99.57%

1,250,576

0.43%

Randall Oliphant

289,999,343

99.12%

2,578,923

0.88%

Ian Pearce

291,424,755

99.61%

1,153,511

0.39%

Kay Priestly

291,900,366

99.77%

677,900

0.23%

Raymond Threlkeld

291,130,144

99.51%

1,448,122

0.49%

 

Percentages are based on votes cast for or withheld from voting.

The results of the other matters considered at the Meeting are disclosed in the Report of Voting Results filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com on April 28, 2016.

ABOUT NEW GOLD INC.
New Gold is an intermediate gold mining company. The company has a portfolio of four producing assets and two significant development projects. The New Afton Mine in Canada, the Mesquite Mine in the United States, the Peak Mines in Australia and the Cerro San Pedro Mine in Mexico, provide the company with its current production base. In addition, New Gold owns 100% of the Rainy River and Blackwater projects, both in Canada, as well as a 4% gold stream on the El Morro project located in Chile. New Gold's objective is to be the leading intermediate gold producer, focused on the environment and social responsibility. For further information on the company, please visit www.newgold.com.

SOURCE New Gold Inc.

For further information: Julie Taylor, Director, Investor Relations, Direct: +1 (416) 324-6015, Email: info@newgold.com

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