Premier Gold announces the results of its 2015 meeting of shareholders

THUNDER BAY, ON, June 26, 2015 /CNW/ - PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX:PG) is pleased to announce the results of its 2015 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") held in Toronto, Ontario on June 25, 2015.

At the Meeting, all director nominees listed in the Company's management information circular dated May 19, 2015 were elected as directors of the Company on a vote held by ballot. The results of the ballot were as follows: 

Director

Vote type

Number of Votes

Percentage of Votes

John Begeman

For

Withheld

80,658,970

2,852,710

96.58%

3.42%

Ewan Downie

For

Withheld

83,311,267

200,413

99.76%

0.24%

Henry Knowles

For

Withheld

83,370,164

141,516

99.83%

0.17%

Claude Lemasson

For

Withheld

80,573,566

2,938,114

96.48%

3.52%

John Seaman

For

Withheld

60,078,557

23,433,123

71.94%

28.06%

Michael Vitton

For

Withheld

83,296,266

215,414

99.74%

0.26%

 

In addition, at the Meeting, shareholders reappointed Grant Thornton LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditors of the Company, approved a restricted share unit plan for the Company, and an amendment to the share purchase plan of the Company to reduce the number of common shares of the Company reserved for issue thereunder to 500,000 common shares of the Company, and approved a deferred share unit plan for the Company.

The formal report on voting results with respect to all matters voted upon at the Meeting will be filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Premier Gold Mines Limited is one of North America's leading exploration and development companies with a high-quality pipeline of gold projects focused in proven, safe and accessible mining jurisdictions in Canada and the United States.  The Company is well financed with a portfolio of advanced-stage assets in world class gold mining districts such as Red Lake and Geraldton in Ontario and the most prolific gold trends in Nevada.

The statements made in this Press Release may contain forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties.  Actual events or results could differ materially from the Company's expectations and projections.

SOURCE Premier Gold Mines Limited

For further information: Ewan Downie, President & CEO, Phone: 807-346-1390, Fax: 807-346-1381, e-mail: Info@premiergoldmines.com, Web Site: www.premiergoldmines.com

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