Silver Wheaton Announces Election of Directors and Approval of Approach to Executive Compensation

May 21, 2015, 21:12 ET from Silver Wheaton Corp.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 22, 2015 /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 2015 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     193,993,989 98.38%  3,197,650      1.62%
    George L. Brack      189,636,059 96.17%  7,555,580      3.83%
    John A. Brough       193,926,361 98.34%  3,265,278      1.66%
    R. Peter Gillin      195,642,639 99.21%  1,549,000      0.79%
    Chantal Gosselin     196,225,023 99.51%    966,616      0.49%
    Douglas M. Holtby    193,203,582 97.98%  3,988,057      2.02%
    Eduardo Luna         165,051,720 83.70% 32,139,919     16.30%
    Wade D. Nesmith      195,491,609 99.14%  1,700,030      0.86%
    Randy V.J. Smallwood 195,209,485 98.99%  1,982,154      1.01%

In addition, the following special matter was approved by shareholders at the 2015 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders:

-- the non-binding advisory resolution accepting the Company's approach to executive compensation was carried with 94.98% of the votes cast in favour of such resolution.

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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