Silver Wheaton Announces Election Of Directors

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --



Silver Wheaton Corp. ("Silver Wheaton" or the "Company") (TSX:SLW) (NYSE: SLW) announces that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular for the 2013 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors of Silver Wheaton. Detailed results of the vote for directors of the Company held at the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders earlier today, are shown below:

    Nominee               Votes For  % For  Votes Withheld % Withheld
    Lawrence I. Bell     163,686,019 98.17%   3,057,775      1.83%
    George L. Brack      161,971,403 97.14%   4,772,391      2.86%
    John A. Brough       164,035,349 98.38%   2,708,445      1.62%
    R. Peter Gillin      164,360 973 98.57%   2,382,821      1.43%
    Douglas M. Holtby    164,119,792 98.43%   2,624,002      1.57%
    Eduardo Luna         134,668,080 80.76%   32,075,714     19.24%
    Wade D. Nesmith      134,708,465 80.79%   32,035,329     19.21%
    Randy V.J. Smallwood 164,520,490 98.67%   2,223,304      1.33%

In addition, the non-binding advisory resolution accepting the Company's approach to executive compensation was carried with 93.87% of the votes cast in favour of such resolution.

For further information:

Patrick Drouin
Vice President, Investor Relations
Silver Wheaton Corp.
Tel: 1-800-380-8687

SOURCE Silver Wheaton Corp.

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