TORONTO, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX: AUQ) (NYSE: AUQ), ("AuRico" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the director election results from its 2013 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") held in Toronto on May 13, 2013.
All candidates proposed as directors were duly elected to the Board of Directors of AuRico by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Meeting, as follows:
Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld Number Percent Number Percent Colin K. Benner 125,975,026 80.41% 30,684,439 19.59% Luis M. Chavez 152,982,298 96.79% 5,069,301 3.21% Richard M. Colterjohn 152,637,117 97.45% 4,000,039 2.55% Mark J. Daniel 141,383,211 90.26% 15,253,945 9.74% Patrick D. Downey 152,499,773 97.36% 4,137,383 2.64% Alan R. Edwards 139,163,605 88.05% 18,887,994 11.95% Scott G. Perry 154,199,258 97.56% 3,852,341 2.44% Ronald E. Smith 143,091,587 90.53% 14,960,012 9.47% Joseph G. Spiteri 154,084,285 97.49% 3,967,314 2.51%
The formal report on voting results with respect to all matters voted upon at the Meeting will also be filed on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") website at http://www.sedar.com and on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") website at http://www.sec.gov.
About AuRico Gold
AuRico Gold is a leading Canadian gold producer with mines and projects in North America that have solid production growth and exploration potential. The Company is focused on its core operations including the Young-Davidson gold mine in northern Ontario and the El Chanate mine in Sonora State, Mexico. AuRico's project pipeline also includes development opportunities in Canada and Mexico. AuRico's head office is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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