VANCOUVER, June 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (TSX: YNG) (Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) Shaun Heinrichs, Co-CEO and CFO and Randy Reichert, Co-CEO and COO of Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (the "Company") are pleased to announce that shareholders approved all resolutions brought before them at the Company's Annual General Meeting (the "AGM") held in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 27, 2012.
Election of Directors
The following board members stood for election and were duly re-elected: Robert F. Baldock, Pierre Besuchet, Jean-Edgar de Trentinian, Graham C. Dickson, Shaun Heinrichs, Francois Marland, Gerald Ruth, Jay Schnyder and Simon Solomonidis. As at the date of the AGM, with the exception of Robert F. Baldock, Graham Dickson, Jean-Edgar de Trentinian and Shaun Heinrichs, the Company's Directors are independent.
Other AGM Results
Deloitte & Touche LLP, were re-appointed as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year, and the directors were authorized to fix the remuneration to be paid to the auditors.
Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. is a North American gold producer in the business of discovering, developing and operating gold deposits. The Company holds a diverse portfolio of gold, silver, zinc and copper properties in the Yukon Territory and British Columbia in Canada and in Nevada in the United States. The Company's focus has been on the acquisition and development of late stage development and operating properties with gold as the primary target. Continued growth will occur by increasing or initiating production from the Company's existing properties.
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Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp.
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