Western Copper and Gold

Western Copper and Gold

June 21, 2013 17:57 ET

Western Copper and Gold Announces AGM Results

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 21, 2013) - Western Copper and Gold Corporation ("Western" or the "Company") (TSX:WRN)(NYSE MKT:WRN) provides the results of the Company's Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 20, 2013.

A total of 30,634,690 common shares (representing 32.70% of the votes attached to all outstanding shares as at the record date for the meeting) were represented at the AGM. All of the matters submitted to the shareholders for approval as set out in the Company's notice of meeting and information circular, both dated May 16, 2013, were approved by the requisite majority of votes cast at the AGM.

Shareholders voted in favour of setting the number of directors at five (5) and elected all incumbent directors. The details of the voting results for the election are set out below:

Director Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
Dale Corman 20,601,264 99.45% 114,022 0.55%
Robert Byford 18,353,102 88.60% 2,362,184 11.40%
Robert Gayton 18,350,922 88.59% 2,364,364 11.41%
David Williams 18,397,435 88.81% 2,317,851 11.19%
Klaus Zeitler 20,554,560 99.22% 160,726 0.78%

Shareholders also approved:

  • the re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year at the remuneration to be set by the directors;
  • the ratification of the shareholder rights plan agreement dated April 24, 2013 between the Company and Computershare Investor Services Inc.; and
  • the advance notice policy as set forth in the Company's information circular dated May 16, 2013.

The Company's report of voting results will be available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com), EDGAR (www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml) and on the Company's website.

On behalf of the board,

Dale Corman, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Contact Information

  • Western Copper and Gold Corporation
    Paul West-Sells
    President & Chief Operating Officer

    Western Copper and Gold Corporation
    Justin Rasekh
    Manager Corporate Communications & Investor Relations