SOURCE: Kinross Gold Corporation

Kinross Gold Corporation

May 11, 2016 17:00 ET

Kinross Announces Annual Shareholder Meeting Voting Results

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 11, 2016) - Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K)(NYSE: KGC) announced the detailed voting results of the election of its Board of Directors, which took place at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders today.

The nine nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated March 22, 2016 were elected as Directors of Kinross at the meeting. Voting results were as follows:

Board of Directors elected

         
Nominee Votes for % for Votes withheld % withheld
Ian Atkinson 724,564,506 98.22 13,119,177 1.78
John A. Brough 673,675,723 91.32 64,007,960 8.68
John M.H. Huxley 681,600,939 92.40 56,082,744 7.60
Ave G. Lethbridge 706,815,411 95.82 30,868,272 4.18
Catherine McLeod-Seltzer 688,263,888 93.30 49,419,795 6.70
John E. Oliver 679,469,119 92.11 58,214,564 7.89
Kelly J. Osborne 725,810,463 98.39 11,873,221 1.61
Una M. Power 725,782,032 98.39 11,901,652 1.61
J. Paul Rollinson 710, 397,737 96.30 27,285,946 3.70
         

Voting results at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders approving "Say on Pay", an advisory resolution on executive compensation, and the appointment of the auditors, were as follows:

"Say on Pay" advisory resolution

       
Votes for % for Votes against % against
654,833,779 88.76 82,908,386 11.24
       

Appointment of auditors

       
Votes for % for Votes withheld % withheld
790,651,324 96.51 28,633,218 3.49
       

About Kinross Gold Corporation

Kinross is a Canadian-based senior gold mining company with mines and projects in the United States, Brazil, Russia, Mauritania, Chile and Ghana. Our focus is on delivering value based on the core principles of operational excellence, balance sheet strength, disciplined growth and responsible mining. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: K) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: KGC).

Contact Information

  • Media Contact

    Louie Diaz
    Director, Corporate Communications
    phone: 416-369-6469
    louie.diaz@kinross.com

    Investor Relations Contact


    Tom Elliott
    Senior Vice-President, Investor Relations and Corporate Development
    phone: 416-365-3390
    tom.elliott@kinross.com