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Yamana Gold Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2015) - YAMANA GOLD INC. (YRI.TO)(AUY) announced the results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual and Special Meeting of shareholders held earlier today. Detailed results are presented below.

Votes By Ballot
Outcome of Vote Votes For Votes Withheld
Nominee
John Begeman Carried 523,045,389 8,775,740
(98.35%) (1.65%)
Christiane Bergevin Carried 522,641,131 9,179,998
(98.27%) (1.73%)
Alexander Davidson Carried 404,614,053 127,207,076
(76.08%) (23.92%)
Richard Graff Carried 521,681,227 10,139,902
(98.09%) (1.91%)
Nigel Lees Carried 408,347,345 123,473,784
(76.78%) (23.22%)
Peter Marrone Carried 484,515,060 47,306,069
(91.10%) (8.90%)
Patrick J. Mars Carried 461,764,431 70,056,698
(86.82%) (13.17%)
Carl Renzoni Carried 522,757,233 9,063,896
(98.30%) (1.70%)
Jane Sadowsky Carried 522,551,157 9,269,972
(98.26%) (1.74%)
Dino Titaro Carried 482,800,877 49,020,252
(90.78%) (9.22%)

About Yamana

Yamana is a Canadian-based gold producer with significant gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions throughout the Americas including Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Canada. Yamana plans to continue to build on this base through existing operating mine expansions, throughput increases, development of new mines, the advancement of its exploration properties and by targeting other gold consolidation opportunities with a primary focus in the Americas.