Vancouver - June 24, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSXV: $SIL.V) ("SilverCrest" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM") held yesterday in Vancouver, B.C.
Holders of a total of 22,259,027 shares (55.28% of the outstanding shares as of the record date) were represented in person or by proxy at the meeting.
Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business, including fixing the number of directors at six and the re‑election of each of the director nominees: Dunham L. Craig, N. Eric Fier, Ross O. Glanville, Barney Magnusson, George W. Sanders and Graham C. Thody. In addition, shareholders voted and re-appointed Davidson & Company LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, as auditor of the Company and approved the Company's "rolling 10%" Stock Option Plan and its Advance Notice Policy.
At the Board of Directors meeting following the AGM, the Board re‑appointed Mr. Thody as Chairman of the Board, Mr. Fier as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Magnusson as Chief Financial Officer, Michael Rapsch as Vice President, Corporate Communications and Bernard Poznanski as Corporate Secretary.
J. Scott Drever did not stand for re-election as a director of the Company. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Drever for his years of leadership, dedicated service and extraordinary contributions to the success of SilverCrest and its stakeholders. Mr. Drever will be available to the Company on an advisory and consulting basis.
ABOUT SILVERCREST METALS INC.
SilverCrest is a Canadian precious metals exploration company headquartered in Vancouver, BC, that is focused on new discoveries, value-added acquisitions and targeting production in Mexico's historic precious metal districts. The Company is led by a proven management team in all aspects of the precious metal mining sector, including the pioneering of a responsible "phased approach" business model taking projects through discovery, finance, on time and on budget construction, and production with subsequent increased value to shareholders.
This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation. These include, without limitation, statements with respect to: the strategic plans, timing and expectations for the Company's exploration, rehabilitation and drilling programs of the Las Chispas Project, including initial extraction program for bulk sample testing; information with respect to high grade areas and size of veins projected from underground sampling results; and the accessibility of future mining at the Las Chispas Project. Such forward‑looking statements or information are based on a number of assumptions, which may prove to be incorrect. Assumptions have been made regarding, among other things: the conditions in general economic and financial markets; availability of skilled labour; timing and amount of expenditures related to rehabilitation and drilling programs; and effects of regulation by governmental agencies. The actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of risk factors including: the timing and content of work programs; results of exploration activities; the interpretation of drilling results and other geological data; receipt, maintenance and security of permits and mineral property titles; environmental and other regulatory risks; project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses; and general market and industry conditions. Forward-looking statements are based on the expectations and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made. The assumptions used in the preparation of such statements, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date the statements were made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements included in this news release if these beliefs, estimates and opinions or other circumstances should change, except as otherwise required by applicable law.
N. Eric Fier , CPG, P.Eng
President & CEO
SilverCrest Metals Inc.
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SOURCE SilverCrest Metals Inc.
SilverCrest Metals Inc.
Fred Cooper, Investor Relations
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