TORONTO, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX: AUQ) (NYSE: AUQ), ("AuRico" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the director election results from its 2013 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") held in Toronto on May 13, 2013.
All candidates proposed as directors were duly elected to the Board of Directors of AuRico by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Meeting, as follows:
|Nominee||Votes For||Votes Withheld|
|Colin K. Benner||125,975,026||80.41%||30,684,439||19.59%|
|Luis M. Chavez||152,982,298||96.79%||5,069,301||3.21%|
|Richard M. Colterjohn||152,637,117||97.45%||4,000,039||2.55%|
|Mark J. Daniel||141,383,211||90.26%||15,253,945||9.74%|
|Patrick D. Downey||152,499,773||97.36%||4,137,383||2.64%|
|Alan R. Edwards||139,163,605||88.05%||18,887,994||11.95%|
|Scott G. Perry||154,199,258||97.56%||3,852,341||2.44%|
|Ronald E. Smith||143,091,587||90.53%||14,960,012||9.47%|
|Joseph G. Spiteri||154,084,285||97.49%||3,967,314||2.51%|
The formal report on voting results with respect to all matters voted upon at the Meeting will also be filed on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") website at www.sedar.com and on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") website at www.sec.gov.
About AuRico Gold
AuRico Gold is a leading Canadian gold producer with mines and projects in North America that have solid production growth and exploration potential. The Company is focused on its core operations including the Young-Davidson gold mine in northern Ontario and the El Chanate mine in Sonora State, Mexico. AuRico's project pipeline also includes development opportunities in Canada and Mexico. AuRico's head office is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
SOURCE AuRico Gold Inc.