2014

Roxgold Announces Voting Results of Annual and Special Meeting

TORONTO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Roxgold Inc. (ROG: TSX.V) ("Roxgold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the voting results of its Annual and Special Meeting held on May 27, 2014 in Toronto.  Shareholders voted to re-elect the Company's eight member Board of Directors ("The Board") as well as to approve its Shareholder Rights Plan ("the Rights Plan") with 69.60% of shares outstanding represented at the meeting.  

A summary of voting results relating to the re-election of the Company's Board can be found below.

Name

Votes "For"

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

Mr. Richard Colterjohn

156,792,967

99.91%

142,054

0.09%

Mr. John Dorward

156,796,767

99.91%

138,254

0.09%

Mr. John L. Knowles

156,031,867

99.42%

903,154

0.58%

Mr. Oliver Lennox-King

145,835,961

92.93%

11,099,060

7.07%

Mr. Gordon Pridham

156,792,967

99.91%

142,054

0.09%

Mr. Jonathan A. Rubenstein

145,796,667

92.90%

11,138,354

7.10%

Mr. Walter Segsworth

156,796,267

99.91%

138,754

0.09%

Mr. Joseph G. Spiteri

156,792,967

99.91%

142,054

0.09%

In addition, Roxgold shareholders also voted in favour of ratifying and approving:

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's auditors with 163,782,291 (99.99%) total votes cast "For" and 15,000 (0.01%) total votes "Withheld"
  • Renewing the Company's rolling stock option plan (the "Option Plan") whereby the Company is authorized to grant stock options of up to 10% of its issued and outstanding shares, from time to time with 137,300,075 (87.49%) total votes cast "For" and 19,634,946 (12.51%) total votes "Against";
  • Amendments to the Company's deferred share unit plan with 156,137,602 (99.70%) total votes cast "For" and 469,989 total votes "Against";
  • Amendments to the Company's restricted share unit plan with 155,362,285 (99.20%) total votes cast "For" and 1,245,306 (0.8%) total votes "Against"; and
  • The Shareholder Rights Plan with 146,842,636 (93.57%) total votes cast "For" and 10,092,385 (6.43%) total votes "Against";

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

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

"Oliver Lennox-King" 

Chairman of the Board

About Roxgold

Roxgold is a gold exploration and development company with its key asset, the high grade, 100% owned Yaramoko Gold Project located in the Houndé greenstone region of Burkina Faso, West Africa.  The Company is currently advancing Yaramoko's 55 Zone through permitting and expects to commence development in Q4 2014.  Roxgold trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ROG. 

"Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release."

SOURCE Roxgold Inc.



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