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Americas Silver Corporation Announces Results of Shareholder Meeting

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Americas Silver Corporation (USA.TO) (NYSE American: USAS) (“Americas Silver” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that shareholders voted in favour of all items of business including the election of each of the nominees listed in its management information circular (“Circular”) dated April 18, 2019 at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held on May 15, 2019. Detailed results from the election of directors are set out below.

Name       Shares Voted For         Shares Withheld            
Stephen Alfers       19,915,666 (98.75%)         252,276 (1.25%)
Darren Blasutti 19,948,015 (98.91%) 219,927 (1.09%)
Alex Davidson 19,584,846 (97.11%) 583,096 (2.89%)
Alan Edwards 19,941,025 (98.87%) 226,917 (1.13%)
Bradley Kipp 19,922,373 (98.78%) 245,569 (1.22%)
Gordon Pridham 19,571,487 (97.04%) 596,455 (2.96%)
Manuel Rivera 19,934,982 (98.84%) 232,960 (1.16%)
Lorie Waisberg 19,462,832 (96.50%) 705,110 (3.50%)

The biographies of directors and further details about the Company’s corporate governance practices are available at www.americassilvercorp.com.

Mr. Peter Hawley did not stand for re-election as a director. The Company thanks Mr. Hawley for his many years of service and the important role he played in the Company’s development.

In addition, shareholders voted in favor of the following matters, as more particularly set out in the Circular:

a) Re-approval of the Company’s deferred share unit plan;

b) Re-approval of the Company’s restricted share unit plan;

c) Re-approval of the Company’s stock option plan, as amended by the proposed amendments thereto;

d) Amendment of the Company’s by-laws; and

e) Amendment of the Company’s articles to effect the name change of the Company.

Information on Q1-2019 earnings was presented by President & CEO Darren Blasutti at this annual meeting. A recording of the presentation will be made available on the Company’s website.

About Americas Silver Corporation

Americas Silver is a precious metal mining company focused on growth from its existing asset base and execution of targeted accretive acquisitions. It owns and operates the Cosalá Operations in Sinaloa, Mexico and the Galena Complex in Idaho, USA. The Company expects to begin producing gold in the fourth quarter of 2019 at its fully funded for development Relief Canyon Project, in Nevada, USA which is currently in construction following completion of the Pershing acquisition in April 2019. For further information, please see SEDAR or EDGAR or americassilvercorp.com.

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