Roxgold Announces Voting Results of Annual and Special Meeting

TORONTO, June 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Roxgold Inc. (ROG: TSX.V) ("Roxgold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the voting results of its Annual and Special Meeting held on June 11, 2015 in Toronto.  Shareholders voted to re-elect the Company's eight member Board of Directors ("The Board") with 73.81% of shares outstanding represented at the meeting.  

A summary of voting results relating to the re-election of the Company's Board can be found below.

Name

Votes "For"

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

Mr. Richard Colterjohn

200,590,348

99.92%

157,500

0.08%

Mr. John Dorward

200,664,048

99.96%

83,800

0.04%

Mr. John L. Knowles

200,664,048

99.96%

83,800

0.04%

Mr. Oliver Lennox-King

195,408,938

97.34%

5,338,910

2.66%

Mr. Robin Mills

200,657,048

99.95%

90,800

0.05%

Mr. Jonathan A. Rubenstein

200,335,048

99.79%

412,800

0.21%

Mr. Walter Segsworth

200,657,048

99.95%

90,800

0.05%

Mr. Joseph G. Spiteri

200,662,348

99.96%

85,500

0.04%


In addition, Roxgold shareholders also voted in favour of ratifying and approving:

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's auditors with 212,324,777 (99.96%) total votes cast "For" and 80,148 (0.04%) total votes "Withheld"; and
  • Renewing the Company's rolling stock option plan (the "Option Plan") whereby the Company is authorized to grant stock options of up to 10% of its issued and outstanding shares, from time to time with 174,923,669 (92.40%) total votes cast "For" and 14,382,971 (7.60%) total votes "Against".


Roxgold's Board of Directors would like to thank the Company's shareholders for their continued support.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

"Oliver Lennox-King" 

Chairman of the Board

About Roxgold

Roxgold is a gold exploration and development company with its key asset, the high grade Yaramoko Gold Project, located in the Houndé greenstone region of Burkina Faso, West Africa. The Company is currently advancing Yaramoko's 55 Zone through construction and expects to commence production in the second quarter of 2016. Roxgold trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ROG.

"Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release."

 

SOURCE Roxgold Inc.

For further information: Natacha Garoute, Chief Financial Officer, 416-203-6401, ngaroute@roxgold.com

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