Richmont Mines Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, May 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Richmont Mines Inc. (TSX - NYSE MKT: RIC) ("Richmont" or the "Corporation") announces that the nominees listed in the management information circular for the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors of Richmont. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors that was held at the Corporation's Annual General Meeting on May 12, 2016 in Montreal are detailed below.

 

Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

René Marion

33,858,426

98.73

433,957

1.27

Renaud Adams

34,040,752

99.27

251,631

0.73

Elaine Ellingham

33,821,528

98.63

470,855

1.37

Michael Pesner

33,439,049

97.51

853,334

2.49

Peter Barnes

33,935,125

98.96

357,258

1.04

 

About Richmont Mines Inc.
Richmont Mines has produced over 1.6 million ounces of gold from its operations in Quebec, Ontario and Newfoundland since beginning production in 1991. The Corporation currently produces gold from the Island Gold Mine in Ontario and the Beaufor Mine in Quebec. Founded in 1981 and with more than 35 years of experience in gold production, exploration and development, and prudent financial management, the Corporation is well positioned to cost-effectively build its Canadian asset base and to successfully advance its next phase of growth. Richmont routinely posts news and other important information on its website (www.richmont-mines.com).

Richmont Mines Inc.
Ticker symbol: RIC
Listings: TSX – NYSE MKT
Web Site: www.richmont-mines.com
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SOURCE Richmont Mines

For further information: Renaud Adams, President and CEO, Phone: 416 368-0291 ext. 101; Anne Day, Vice-President, Investor Relations, Phone: 416 368-0291 ext. 105

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