Roxgold Announces Voting Results of Annual and Special Meeting

TORONTO, June 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Roxgold Inc. ("Roxgold" or the "Company") (TSX: ROXG) (OTC: ROGFF) is pleased to announce the voting results of its Annual and Special Meeting ("the Meeting") held on June 28, 2017 in Toronto.  Shareholders voted to re-elect all the Company's eight members of the Board of Directors ("The Board"), with 72.31% of shares outstanding represented at the meeting.  

Re-election voting results are summarized below:

Name

Votes
"For"

%

"For"

Votes
Withheld

%
Withheld

Votes
"Against"

%
"Against"

Mr. Richard Colterjohn

260,831,639

99.57

1,133,195

0.43

-

-

Mr. John Dorward

261,599,214

99.86

365,620

0.14

-

-

Ms. Kate Harcourt

261,369,163

99.77

595,671

0.23

-

-

Mr. John L. Knowles

260,774,014

99.55

1,190,820

0.45

-

-

Mr. Oliver Lennox-King

257,897,314

98.45

4,067,520

1.55

-

-

Mr. Robin Mills

261,526,714

99.83

438,120

0.17

-

-

Mr. Norman Pitcher

261,520,639

99.83

444,195

0.17

-

-

Mr. Jonathan A. Rubenstein

260,752,939

99.54

1,211,895

0.46

-

-

The following matters put forward for consideration by shareholders at the Meeting were approved as set out below:

Name

Votes
"For"

%
"For"

Votes
Withheld

%
Withheld

Votes
"Against"

%
"Against"

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
appointed as auditors

267,960,437

99.76

642,748

0.24

-

-

Amended Deferred
Share Unit Plan

224,370,182

85.65

-

-

37,594,652

14.35

Amended Restricted
Share Unit Plan

250,220,671

95.52

-

-

11,744,163

4.48

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

About Roxgold

Roxgold is a gold mining company with its key asset, the high grade Yaramoko Gold Mine, located in the Houndé greenstone region of Burkina Faso, West Africa. Roxgold trades on the TSX under the symbol ROXG and as part of the Nasdaq International Designation program with the symbol OTC: ROGFF.

SOURCE Roxgold Inc.

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

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