Premier Gold Announces the Results of its 2016 Meeting of Shareholders

THUNDER BAY, ON, June 24, 2016 /CNW/ - PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX:PG) is pleased to announce the results of its 2016 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") held in Toronto, Ontario on June 23, 2016.

At the Meeting, all director nominees listed in the Company's management information circular dated May 17, 2016 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

108,717,308

99.28%


Withheld

791,605

0.72%

Ewan Downie

For

109,267,247

99.78%


Withheld

241,666

0.22%

Claude Lemasson

For

109,187,447

99.71%


Withheld

321,466

0.29%

Ronald Little

For

108,817,072

99.37%


Withheld

691,841

0.63%

Anthony Makuch

For

Withheld

109,269,275

239,638

99.78%

0.22%

John Seaman

For

87,011,631

79.45%


Withheld

22,497,282

20.55%

Michael Vitton

For

109,176,826

99.70%


Withheld

332,087

0.30%





 

In addition, at the Meeting, shareholders reappointed Grant Thornton LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditors of the Company, approved the unallocated options under the Company's share option plan and approved certain amendments to the Company's share incentive plan.

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 projects focused in proven, safe and accessible mining jurisdictions in Canada and the United States that includes world class gold mining districts such as Red Lake and Geraldton in Ontario and the Carlin and Eureka-Battle Mountain Trends in Nevada.  The Company is on track for initial gold production from its South Arturo joint venture in Nevada Q3 2016 and expects to end the year with approximately $100M.

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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