Dominion Diamond Corporation announces election of directors

Jul 22, 2013, 06:30 ET from Dominion Diamond Corporation

TORONTO, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX:DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company") today announced that the nominees listed in the management information circular for the 2013 Annual and Special meeting of shareholders were elected as directors of the Company at its Annual and Special Meeting held on July 19th, 2013.  The results of the votes are as follows:

Nominee Votes For % of Votes For Votes Withheld % of Votes Withheld
Graham G. Clow 64,585,358 98.82 773,334 1.18
Robert A. Gannicott 64,042,991 97.99 1,315,701 2.01
Noel Harwerth 64,502,201 98.69 856,491 1.31
Daniel Jarvis 64,487,511 98.67 871,181 1.33
Chuck Strahl 64,514,408 98.71 844,284 1.29
Tom Kenny 64,612,841 98.86 745,851 1.14
Manuel Lino Silva de Sousa-Oliveira 64,610,647 98.86 748,045 1.14

About Dominion Diamond Corporation Dominion Diamond Corporation is a Canadian diamond mining company with ownership interests in two of the world's most valuable diamond mines. Both mines are located in the low political risk environment of the Northwest Territories of Canada. The Company is the fourth largest diamond producer by value globally and the largest diamond mining company by market capitalization, listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

The Company operates the Ekati Diamond Mine through its 80% ownership as well as a 58.8% ownership in the surrounding areas containing prospective resources.  It also sells diamonds from its 40% ownership in the Diavik Diamond Mine.

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