-- Published: Wednesday, 6 August 2014 | Print | Disqus
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug 6, 2014) - Timmins Gold Corp.(TMM.TO)(NYSE MKT:TGD) (the "Company") announces that it held its annual and special meeting of shareholders on July 31, 2014. The nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated July 3, 2014 were elected as directors of Timmins Gold at the meeting. Detailed results of the vote are set out below:
Votes in Favour
"We are extremely pleased with the results of the AGM, which demonstrates the confidence of our shareholders in our newly constituted Board," stated Bruce Bragagnolo, CEO of Timmins Gold Corp. "We are delighted to welcome our new Board members and would also like to thank our outgoing Board members, Arturo Bonillas, Frank Cordova, Barry Fraser, Eugene Hodgson and Miguel Soto, for their contribution to the Company since its inception, and their support of the process of board renewal."
Following the AGM, the newly constituted Board appointed Bryan Coates as independent Chairman.
"I am delighted to serve as Chairman of Timmins Gold," said Mr. Coates. "Under the leadership of Arturo Bonillas and Bruce Bragagnolo, who will continue in their respective roles as President and CEO, Timmins Gold has demonstrated outstanding operating and financial performance. The Board will continue to support and challenge management while also seeking to maximize shareholder value."
The following is a brief biography of each of the members of the Board:
George Brack - Independent
Director of several companies including Silver Wheaton and Capstone Mining
29 years of industry experience; former Managing Director & Head of Mining at Scotia Capital
Bruce Bragagnolo - Non Independent
Co-founder of Timmins Gold and driving force behind Company's growth to date
Over 27 years of industry experience
Bryan Coates - Independent
President of Osisko Gold Royalties; director at Golden Queen Mining
Over 30 years of industry experience; formerly VP Finance & CFO at Osisko Mining Corporation
Anthony Hawkshaw- Independent
Director of Southern Legacy Minerals
Over 30 years of experience, including director and CFO of Rio Alto Mining and CFO Pan American Silver
Stephen Lang - Independent
Chairman of Centerra Gold; Director of Allied Nevada and International Tower Hill Mines (Chair)
Over 32 years of industry experience; formerly President & CEO of Centerra Gold
Luc Lessard - Independent
Senior VP & COO of Canadian Malartic Partnership; Director at Nighthawk Gold Corp
Over 25 years of industry experience; formerly Senior VP & COO at Osisko Mining Corporation
Paula Rogers - Independent
CFO of Castle Peak Mining; Director & Chair of the Audit Committee of Athabasca Uranium
Over 20 years of experience, including having served as VP, Treasurer at Goldcorp and Treasurer at Silver Wheaton
Josť Benavides Vizquerra - Independent
President, CEO and director of TSX listed Oban Mining
Over 10 years of industry experience
In addition the Company's auditors, Deloitte, LLP were reappointed for the ensuing fiscal year and the Company's Advance Notice Policy was approved.
About Timmins Gold
Timmins Gold is in commercial gold production at its wholly owned San Francisco Gold Property in Sonora, Mexico. The mine is an open pit heap leach operation from which Timmins Gold has projected production of 115,000 to 125,000 ounces of gold in 2014 with cash costs of approximately $800 per ounce.
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