Silver Wheaton announces election of directors and approval of special matters

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

-- TSX:SLW 
-- NYSE: SLW

Silver Wheaton Corp. ("Silver Wheaton" or the "Company") (TSX:SLW) (NYSE: SLW) announces that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular for the 2014 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       170,061,439     99.06      1,607,166         0.94
    George L. Brack        168,457,095     98.13      3,211,510         1.87
    John A. Brough         170,150,611     99.12      1,517,994         0.88
    R. Peter Gillin        170,136,257     99.11      1,532,348         0.89
    Chantal Gosselin       170,408,989     99.27      1,259,616         0.73
    Douglas M. Holtby      169,972,210     99.01      1,696,395         0.99
    Eduardo Luna           136,291,095     79.39     35,377,510        20.61
    Wade D. Nesmith        139,000,466     80.97     32,668,139        19.03
    Randy V.J. Smallwood   169,739,131     98.88      1,929,474         1.12

In addition, the following special matters were approved by shareholders at the 2014 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders:

  • the non-binding advisory resolution accepting the Company's approach to executive compensation was carried with 95.27% of the votes cast in favour of such resolution;
  • the amendment to the Company's share option plan was carried with 89.36% of the votes cast in favour of such resolution;
  • the confirmation of the by-law providing for advance notice requirements for the nomination of directors was carried with 97.71% of the votes cast in favour of such resolution;
  • the confirmation of the amendment to the Company's existing by-laws to increase the quorum at a meeting of shareholders from 10% to 25% was carried with 99.47% of the votes cast in favour of such resolution; and
  • the confirmation of the amendment to the Company's existing by-laws to modernize and enhance notice and signature provisions was carried with 99.58% of the votes cast in favour of such resolution.

For further information:
Patrick Drouin
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
Silver Wheaton Corp.
Tel: 1-800-380-8687
Email: info@silverwheaton.com
Website: http://www.silverwheaton.com


 



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SOURCE Silver Wheaton Corp.



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