VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jun 27, 2013) - GREAT PANTHER SILVER LIMITED (GPR.TO) (NYSE MKT:GPL) (the "Company") reports the results of its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held earlier today in Vancouver, BC.
A total of 70,077,753 votes were cast representing 50.75% of the issued and outstanding common shares as of the record date for the Meeting. Shareholders voted by proxy and in person in favour of all items of business. The election of each director nominee was as follows:
|Director||Votes for||Votes withheld/abstain||Percent for||Percent withheld/abstain|
|Robert A. Archer||22,282,089||397,304||98.25%||1.75%|
|R. W. (Bob) Garnett||22,189,506||489,887||97.84%||2.16%|
|Kenneth W. Major||22,205,257||474,136||97.91%||2.09%|
|P. John Jennings||22,127,447||551,946||97.57%||2.43%|
Shareholders voted in favour to set the number of Directors at five, as well as to appoint KPMG LLP as auditors and to authorize the Board of Directors to fix the auditor's remuneration for the ensuing year. The continuation of the Company's Share Option Plan for a three year period was also approved. In addition, Shareholders voted in favour to amend the Company's articles to include Advance Notice Provisions and to permit un-certificated securities.
The Company has also filed a report of results on all the other resolutions voted on at the Meeting on www.sedar.com.
ABOUT GREAT PANTHER
Great Panther Silver Limited is a profitable, primary silver mining and exploration company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange trading under the symbol GPR, and on the NYSE MKT trading under the symbol GPL. The Company's current activities are focused on the mining of precious metals from its two wholly-owned operating mines in Mexico, Topia and Guanajuato. Great Panther is also in the process of developing its San Ignacio Project and has two exploration projects, El Horcon and Santa Rosa. The Company is also pursuing additional mining opportunities within Latin America, with the goal of adding to its portfolio of mineral properties.