TORONTO, June 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Volta Resources Inc. ("Volta Resources" or the "Company") (TSX: VTR) announces the final voting results on the election of directors at its recent Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM") held on June 13, 2013, and changes to the Company's Stock Option Plan ("SOP").
Each of the seven nominees listed in the management information circular for the AGM were elected as directors for the ensuing year or until their successors are elected or appointed. The results of the voting by ballot are as follows:
|Gordon J. Bogden||85,043,562||92.21||7,186,484||7.79||92,230,046|
|Alexander J. Davidson||92,069,038||99.83||161,008||0.17||92,230,046|
Shareholders also voted in favour of the re-appointment of the current auditor, KPMG LLP with a 99.8% plurality of the votes cast. In addition, the SOP was re-approved by a vote of 73.8% "FOR" and 26.2% "AGAINST". The SOP is now valid for a three year period. A total of 97,406,013 shares representing 62.69% of the 155,370,362 shares issued and outstanding were represented at the AGM.
At a subsequent meeting of the newly elected Board of Directors, the SOP was amended to reflect the recommendations of ISS Proxy Advisory Services ("ISS"), as a matter of good corporate governance. All required regulatory approvals for the amendments to the SOP have been received and a copy of the SOP, as amended, has been filed and is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
SOURCE: Volta Resources Inc.
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