VANCOUVER, May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS; TSX: PAA) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the voting results from its annual general and special meeting of shareholders held on Thursday, May 8, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
A total of 108,972,285 shares were represented at the meeting, being 71.93% of the Company's issued and outstanding common shares. Shareholders voted in favour of all matters brought before the meeting, including the appointment of auditors for the ensuing year and the authorization of the directors to fix the remuneration payable to the auditors, the acceptance of the Company's approach to executive compensation, otherwise known as say-on-pay, and the election of management's nominees as directors.
Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors are provided below:
|Director Nominee||Votes For||Votes Withheld|
|Ross J. Beaty||70,777,988 (93.61%)||4,829,430 (6.39%)|
|Geoffrey A. Burns||72,035,422 (95.28%)||3,571,996 (4.72%)|
|Michael Carroll||75,153,419 (99.40%)||453,999 (0.60%)|
|Christopher Noel Dunn||71,837,433 (95.01%)||3,769,985 (4.99%)|
|Neil de Gelder||71,825,786 (95.00%)||3,781,632 (5.00%)|
|Robert Pirooz||70,877,726 (93.74%)||4,729,692 (6.26%)|
|Davd C. Press||75,139,799 (99.38%)||467,619 (0.62%)|
|Walter Segsworth||75,159,366 (99.41%)||448,052 (0.59%)|
Detailed results of the vote for the advisory resolution on the Company's approach to executive compensation are provided below:
|Resolution||Votes For||Votes Against|
|Advisory resolution approving the
Company's approach to executive
|72,368,424 (95.72%)||3,238,681 (4.28%)|
About Pan American Silver
Pan American Silver's mission is to be the world's pre-eminent silver producer, with a reputation for excellence in discovery, engineering, innovation and sustainable development. The Company has seven operating mines in Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Bolivia. Pan American also owns several development projects in the USA, Mexico, Peru and Argentina.
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