Centamin plc
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Centamin plc

May 30, 2012 12:40 ET

Centamin plc Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 30, 2012) - Centamin plc ("Centamin" or "the Company") (TSX:CEE)(LSE:CEY) wishes to advise that the outcomes of each resolution put to the Company's members at the Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday, 30 May 2012, in the Bishopsgate & Chancery Rooms at The Andaz Hotel, Liverpool Street, London, United Kingdom at 11:00 am (London time) are as set out below:

Resolution Total Votes For (%) Total Votes Against (%) Votes Withheld*
Ordinary Resolution 1.0 - Financial Statements and Reports 751,891,204 1,888,641 195,973
99.75 % 0.25 %
Ordinary Resolution 2.0 - Adoption of the Remuneration Report 267,973,837 456,291,749 23,219,513
37.00 % 63.00 %
Ordinary Resolution 3.1 - Retirement and Re-Election of Mr Josef El-Raghy 692,258,141 31,301,756 87,421
95.67 % 4.33 %
Ordinary Resolution 3.2 - Retirement and Re-Election of Mr Trevor Schultz 606,005,146 112,680,110 4,961,062
84.32 % 15.68 %
Ordinary Resolution 3.3 - Retirement and Re-Election of Mr Gordon Edward Haslam 688,596,242 33,892,626 1,158,450
95.31 % 4.69 %
Ordinary Resolution 3.4 - Retirement and Re-Election of Professor Graeme Robert Bowker 694,009,400 29,536,472 101,447
95.92 % 4.08 %
Ordinary Resolution 3.5 - Retirement and Re-Election of Mr Mark Arnesen 692,520,269 31,028,929 98,121
95.71 % 4.29 %
Ordinary Resolution 3.6 - Retirement and Re-Election of Mr Mark Bankes 721,905,219 1,643,979 98,121
99.77 % 0.23 %
Ordinary Resolution 3.7 - Retirement and Election of Mr Kevin Tomlinson 723,386,456 159,686 101,177
99.98 % 0.02 %
Ordinary Resolution 4.1 - Re-Appointment of Deloitte Touch Tohmatsu as the Company's Auditors 743,312,367 6,425,935 4,237,518
99.14 % 0.86 %
Ordinary Resolution 4.2 - Auditor's Remuneration 745,841,843 6,552,110 1,581,867
99.13 % 0.87 %
Ordinary Resolution 5.0 - Approval of the Use of Electronic Communications 753,368,364 343,100 264,352
99.95 % 0.05 %
Ordinary Resolution 6.0 - To authorise the Directors to allot relevant securities 736,274,615 11,175,101 6,526,105
98.50 % 1.50 %
Special Resolution 7.0 - Disapplication of Pre-Emption Rights 713,745,509 9,817,989 78,821
98.64 % 1.36 %
Special Resolution 8.0 - Market Purchase of Ordinary Shares 741,146,497 12,720,853 105,871
98.31 % 1.69 %

* A "Vote Withheld" is not a 'vote' in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes 'For' and 'Against' the resolution.

The total number of ordinary shares of no par value eligible to be voted at the Annual General Meeting was 1,101,397,381. The scrutineers of the poll were Computershare Investor Services PLC.

A copy of the resolutions passed at the AGM has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available for viewing shortly at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

The full text of each of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, copies of which are available on the Centamin website at www.centamin.com.

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